Besiktas beat Anadolu Efes 67-64
Anadolu Efes unable to hit game-tying three-pointer as Besiktas get 7th win in league
Besiktas Sompo Japan defeated Anadolu Efes 67-64 on Sunday evening in a Week 9 match in the Turkish national basketball league season.
The two Istanbul teams squared off at Istanbul's Akatlar Sports Hall. Besiktas was victorious after Anadolu Efes could not hit the game-tying three- point shot.
For Besiktas, four players scored double-digit points. D.J. Strawberry scored 14, Ryan Boatright scored 13, Kyle Weems added 12 and Kenan Sipahi chipped in 11 points.
Neither Errick McCollum's game-high 21 points, nor Vladimir Stimac's 12 points and 16 rebounds performance were enough for Anadolu Efes, who suffered their third loss of the season.
Week 9 results are as follows:
Demir Insaat Buyukcekmece - Eskisehir Basket: 72-79
Muratbey Usak - Gaziantep Basketbol: 67-75
Istanbul BBSK - Darussafaka: 75-72
TOFAS - Galatasaray Odeabank: 97-90
Sakarya BSB Basketbol - Banvit: 81-76
Trabzonspor - Fenerbahce Dogus: 90-119
Yesil Giresun Belediyespor - Pinar Karsiyaka: 94-79
Besiktas Sompo Japan - Anadolu Efes: 67-64