Fenerbahçe Beko defeated Galatasaray 87-73 on the road in the derby played in the 15th week of ING Basketball Super League.
With this result, Fenerbahçe Beko won its 12th victory in the league. On the other hand, Galatasaray suffered its 10th defeat.
Galatasaray was ahead 11-10 in the first 5 minutes of the two teams using the painted area effectively. Fenerbahçe Beko, who responded to the yellow-reds who got 3 hits from the outer throws in the remaining part, with the baskets he found under the pot and incredibly fast attacks, finished the first quarter ahead 22-20.
Fenerbahçe Beko started better in the second period. The yellow-blue team increased the difference to double digits in the 16th minute with the points that Tarık Biberoviç scored consecutively against Galatasaray, which made simple ball losses: 26-37. Fenerbahçe Beko, who scored with Guduric and Vesely in the remaining part, went 48-31 ahead of the locker room with Melih Mahmutoğlu’s 3-point basket from the corner one second before the end of the quarter. However, the yellow-red team could not reflect its performance on offense to the defense. Fenerbahçe Beko, who did not allow the gap to close with the points he recorded from outside throws and under the pot, was ahead 68-51 in the last period.
The fourth period was a great excitement. Galatasaray captured the game superiority with the numbers Hunter gained in a row. Yellow-reds reduced the difference to single digits in the 35th minute with Macon’s basket from behind the 3-point line: 67-74. Fenerbahçe Beko, who made the difference by finding critical baskets with Pierre and Brown against Galatasaray, which returned empty from the attacks one after the other in the remaining part, won the match 87-73.
Salon: Sinan Erdem
Referees: Özlem Yalman, Ziya Özorhon, Halil Baldemir
Galatasaray: Macon 9, Yiğit Arslan 5, Göksenin Köksal 7, Marei 8, Motum 15, Hunter 15, Barış Ermiş 10, Jefferson 4, Ayberk Olmaz
Fenerbahçe Beko: Brown 13, Guduric 18, Pierre 15, Barthel 4, Vesely 15, Melih Mahmutoğlu 9, Tarık Biberoviç 5, Ahmet Düverioğlu 8
1. Period: 20-22
3. Period: 51-68
Five fouls: 36.31 Marei (Galatasaray)