Turkish Basketball Recap: Istanbul Teams Triumph and Struggle in Recent Matches

The Istanbul team beat Samsunspor of Samsun with 98:90 (22:17, 33:19, 20:30, 23:24).

Although LETA already reported about the club’s financial problems and the fact that apparently the Latvian player will have to leave the club, on Saturday Timma played, becoming the top scorer of the match with 28 points.

In 33 minutes and three seconds on the court, he made five of six two-point shots and six of nine long-range shots. He also has eight steals, one assist, one steal, three sacks, plus a +/- of -5 and an efficiency rating of 34.

Gektug Baš stood out among the opponents with 27 points and eight rebounds.

“Petkimspor” lost 62:66 (19:18, 17:18, 15:13, 11:17) to Istanbul “Besiktas” on the road.

In 32 minutes and 55 seconds, Zorik made one of two two-point shots and one of five long-range shots, as well as two of four free throws. He also has two turnovers, six assists, four steals, two turnovers, four sacks, plus a +/- of -5 and an efficiency rating of six.

Hairy Thomas collected 18 points and ten rebounds for the guests, while Jonah Matthews scored 15 points for the winners.

“Daruşşafaka” is second in the tournament table with six wins in eight games, “Petkimspor” is in fifth place with five wins in eight games, and Denizli “Yukatel Merkezefendi” represented by Rihard Lomaž is last in the 16-team championship with one success in seven games.

In the previous season, Istanbul “Anadolu Efes” won the Turkish Super League.


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