Efes breaks Galatasaray with a late surge, advances to the Finals

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Stefan Djordjevic

05/Jun/19 19:56


Vasilije Micic and Brock Motum gave Efes win in Game 3 against Galatasaray completing the sweep and advancing to the Turkish League Finals

By Stefan Djordjevic/ info@eurohoops.net

Anadolu Efes gambled away a double-digit lead but managed to take over again beating Galatasaray Doga Sigorta 78-72 and advancing to the Turkish League Finals with a 3-0 sweep.

Brock Motum led the victors with 24 points and seven rebounds followed by Vasilije Micic who notched a double-double with 23 points and 11 assists. James Anderson also logged a double-double with 13 points and ten boards.

Efes was ahead 41-36 at halftime and improved the lead to 62-51 in front of the final quarter. Galatasaray managed to fight back and tie the game at 67 with four minutes remaining, however, the guests made a 10-2 run which was enough to secure the win.

For Galatasaray, Aaron Harrison posted 24 points and seven boards in addition to Zach Auguste’s 15 and Nigel Hayes’ 12 points.