EuroLeague leader Fenerbahçe beat Greek rival Olympiakos

EuroLeague leader Fenerbahçe beat Greek rival Olympiakos

ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
EuroLeague leader Fenerbahçe beat Greek rival Olympiakos

Turkish Airlines EuroLeague leader Fenerbahçe Beko beat Greece’s Olympiakos 90-75 at home on Jan. 24.

In the Round of 20 of the 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season, Fenerbahçe’s Erick Green lead the way with 17 points while Muhammed Ali was the man of the match with a double-double - 13 points and 10 assists.

Meanwhile, Turkey’s Anadolu Efes was defeated by Spain’s Real Madrid 92-84 on Jan. 24 in an away match in Madrid.

Anthony Randolph led his team to victory with 24 points.

Despite the defeat, Anadolu Efes maintained its grip on fourth place in the standings with 13 wins and seven losses.

Last year’s EuroLeague finalist Fenerbahçe currently tops the league at 18-2.

On Jan. 25, Turkey’s Darüşşafaka will face Spain’s Baskonia in Istanbul.

EuroLeague competitions bring Europe’s top basketball clubs together.

Sixteen teams are competing - four Spanish, three Turkish, two Russian and two Greek teams and one team each from Germany, Italy, Israel, Lithuania and Montenegro.

Turkey is represented by Anadolu Efes, Fenerbahçe Beko and Darüşşafaka Tekfen.

The regular season is being played from Oct. 11, 2018 to April 5, 2019. The best eight of 16 teams will advance to the playoffs.

The playoffs will take place between April 16-30. Winners will advance to the Final Four to be played May 17-19 in single-elimination matchups.