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Fenerbahçe beat Efes in Euroleague's Istanbul derby

Fenerbahçe Doğuş dominates 3rd quarter to win 81-70 against Anadolu Efes in Turkish Airlines Euroleague's Round 3 matchup

Anadolu Agency

Fenerbahçe Doğuş defeated Anadolu Efes 81-70 in Turkish Airlines Euroleague's Round 3 on Wednesday evening in Istanbul's Ulker Sports Arena.

The Istanbul derby in Europe's biggest basketball club competition saw two competitive Turkish teams going against each other. The first half ended in a tie, 34-34.

But in the third quarter, Fenerbahce dominated their opponent and outscored Anadolu Efes 28-18 to lead the match 62-52.

Reigning Euroleague champions Fenerbahce did not look back and managed to get their second win in three matches in the Euroleague so far.

Anadolu Efes, on the other hand, have yet to win a game in the young season.

Five players scored in double digits for Fenerbahce, as Jan Vesely and Brad Wannamaker chipped in 15 and 14 points respectively.

For Anadolu Efes, Simon Kronuslav's 20 points were not enough.

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