Adrien Moerman, Efes go up 3-2 against Fenerbahce

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Stefan Djordjevic

17/Jun/19 21:07

Adrien Moerman put on a strong performance as Anadolu Efes took the 3-2 lead over Fenerbahce in the Turkish League Finals

By Stefan Djordjevic/

Anadolu Efes put on a huge third quarter which was enough to eventually secure an 86-76 home win over Fenerbahce Beko in Game 5 of the Turkish League Finals.

Adrien Moerman banked game-high 26 points (3-4 triples) while adding eight boards. Bryant Dunston added 19 and Krunoslav Simon 15 points.

For Fenerbahce, Kostas Sloukas had a great night with 22 points on 9-12 shooting (4-5 triples). Bobby Dixon scored 15 and Melih Mahmutoglu 12 points.

Efes had a 27-20 lead after the first quarter but Fenerbahce cut the gap to just two points (39-37) at halftime. However, Efes dominated after the break winning the third quarter 27-10, going ahead 66-47 and eventually securing the win.

Game 6 of the best-of-seven series will be played on June 19 as Fenerbahce gets the home crowd advantage.