Banvit claimed the Turkish Cup title. They rallied past Anadolu Efes in the title game tonight. Jordan Theodore (182-PG-89) nailed 19 points and grabbed 9 boards to be named the MVP.
Banvit jumped to a 23:14 lead after ten minutes. Anadolu Efes narrowed the gap in the second term. They got within 6 points at the interval 32:38. Banvit were back in control in the third term. They held Anadolu Efes to just 12 points in the period and opened an 8-point cushion heading into the fourth term. Banvit sank 23 points in the final quarter and marched to the win. Gediminas Orelik (199-G/F-90) tossed in 17 points, while Damian Kulig (205-F/C-87) added 12 points for Banvit. Derrick Brown (203-F-87) responded with 25 points and 12 boards for Anadolu Efes. Tyler Honeycutt (203-F-90) and Bryant Dunston (203-C-86) banked in 12 points each in the loss.
Banvit: Jordan Theodore 19, Gediminas Orelik 17, Damian Kulig 12
Anadolu Efes: Derrick Brown 25+12 boards, Tyler Honeycutt 12, Bryant Dunston 12