Jordon Crawford’s buzzer-beater shuts down Anadolu Efes

2023-03-19T15:37:07+00:00 2023-03-19T18:25:34+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

19/Mar/23 15:37

Without coach Ergin Ataman on the bench due to illness and Vasilije Micic out of the team, Anadolu Efes lost to Buyukcekmece with Jordan Crawford as the guest’s hero

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Anadolu Efes dropped a 15-point lead and lost to Buyukcekmece in Round 21 of Turkish BSL 97-98, in a game without coach Ergin Ataman on the sidelines and without the help of Vasilije Micic.

It all went down to the last six seconds, with the guests having a chance to win it, and Jordon Crawford scored the winning shot with the buzzer.

The US player led the winning side with 22 points, Saulius Kulvietis followed him with 21, while Briante Weber added 19 points, and Can Maxim Mutaf 17.

Amath Mbaye scored 25 points, Bugrahan Tuncer added 17, Tibor Pleiss 13, and Elijah Bryant and Bryant Dunston 10 each, but it wasn’t enough for the Istanbul team to win at home.

Shane Larkin had seven points with eight assists, while Will Clyburn scored only five points for 27 minutes on the court.

Previously, Fenerbahce defeated Besiktas in an Istanbul derby, with Nigel Hayes Davis scoring 30 points.

BSL Round 21

Yukatel Merkezefendi – Ayos Konyaspor 91-84
Aliaga Petkim Spor – Bahcesehir Koleji 77-69
Gaziantep – Pinar Karsiyaka 77-84
Tofas – Galatasaray Nef 81-83
Fenerbahce Beko – Besiktas Emlakjet 95-90
Turk Telekom – Manisa 98-84
Anadolu Efes – Onvo Buyukcekmece 97-98
Darussafaka Lassa – Frutti Extra Bursapor 98-92

STANDINGS:  1. Turk Telekom 18-3, 2. Fenerbahce 18-3, 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 16-5, 4. Anadolu Efes 15-6, 5. Bursaspor 13-8…