30 May 2012 /TODAY’S ZAMAN
Beşiktaş Milangaz took a 1-0 lead in the playoffs of the championship of men’s Beko Turkish Basketball League (TBL) after defeating Anadolu Efes 82-75 on Tuesday evening.
Beşiktaş dominated the game from start to finish, taking a 20-15 lead in the first quarter, a 36-30 lead at halftime and 62-53 in the third quarter. Even though Efes reduced the point difference by two in the last quarter, Beşiktaş won the game 82-75. The second game of the playoff series is scheduled to take place on Thursday. Beşiktaş fans did not abandon their team in the game, filling up all their seats and even those in Efes’ stands.