Datome led Fenerbahce to the win

2017-04-14T20:49:39+00:00 2017-04-15T14:23:37+00:00.

Aris Barkas

14/Apr/17 20:49


Despite trailing by 24 points at half time (59-35) Fenerbahce found the way to get the win against Gaziantep and remain on the top of the BSL standings

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Thanks to a big shot and a goal foul by Gigi Datome who gave to his team a 87-84 lead with 1,5 minute left, Fenerbahce managed to prevail (97-92) with Nikola Kalinic sealing the deal and scoring 14 points.

After a bad first half, the hosts started the third period with an 11-0 run (59-46) and made the come back, cutting the lead of Gaziantep to one point (72-71) with seven minutes left. Bogdan Bogdanovic finished the game with 26 points, Jan Vesely scored 18 and 9 rebounds, while Datome had 19.

Davon Jefferson with 23 points and Marcus Haislip with 20 did the best they could for Gaziantep which remains eighth in the standings (13-13) while Fenerbahce leads the league with a 24-2 record.