Galatasaray, Banvit at home in Eurocup tests
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Galatasaray guard David Hawkins (R) reaches for the basket during a Beko Turkish Basketball League game. Galatasaray meets Donetsk tonight. AA photoGalatasaray guard David Hawkins (R) reaches for the basket during a Beko Turkish Basketball League game. Galatasaray meets Donetsk tonight.
Galatasaray takes on BC Donetsk, while Banvit osts Oliver Würzburg in the second week of the Eurocup tonight.
The two Turkish teams will try to win their first home matches in the second-tier European club basketball tournament.
Galatasaray welcomes the Ukranians after having debuted impressively with a road win against Trefl Sopot last week.
The Lions took the game by the storm and beat the Polish side 94-65 last week. BC Donetsk, on the other hand, lost 75-78 to Lokomotiv Kuban.
Galatasaray will try to continue its Group E lead with a win at Istanbul’s Abdi İpekçi Arena.
Galatasaray’s point guard Jamont Gordon will face Doron Perkins of Donetsk, while scoring aces David Hawkins and Henry Domercant of Galatasaray will line up against Vojdan Stojanovski and Ramel Curry.
The Lions will seek domination in the paint with Boniface N’Dong and Milan Macvan facing the Donetsk duo of D’or Fischer and former Galatasaray man Darius Songaila.
The game starts at 9 p.m.
Banvit seeks its first win after losing 88-78 to Valencia last week. Germany’s Wurzburg started with a 81-77 win over BC Azovmash of Ukraine.
The game at the Banvit Sports Hall in Bandırma, Balıkesir starts at 7 p.m.