Anadolu Efes beats Olympiacos 64-60 in Euroleague, brings series to 2-1

Published 26.04.2017 21:30
Updated 27.04.2017 01:26
Anadolu Efes's Jayson Granger (L) (AA Photo)
Anadolu Efes's Jayson Granger (L) (AA Photo)

Istanbul heavyweights Anadolu Efes beat Olympiacos 64-60 late Wednesday in Euroleague, bringing the series to 2-1.

The top scorer of the match was Anadolu Efes' Dunston with 16 points, followed by Spanoulis from the Greek side with 15.

Turkish Basketball Federation President Hidayet Türkoğlu, team manager of Fenerbahçe of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL) and TBF CEO Ömer Onan, and Galatasaray Odeabank headcoach Ergin Ataman were among the spectators of the match.

Olympiakos won the first match in Greece 87-72, the second match ended with a win for Anadolu Efes 73-71 .

The fourth match of the series between the two teams will be played in Istanbul on Friday, April 28. Anadolu Efes will advance to the final four alongside Fenerbahçe if it wins.

The two clubs have been down the playoff road together before, going to game five back in 2013 before Olympiacos prevailed on the way to its second Euroleague title in a row.

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