Efes brings home the trophy

Anadolu Efes Istanbul brought home the Turkish Cup for the first time since 2015 by upending Tofas Bursa 78-61 in the final in Istanbul. Errick McCollum scored 23 points to lead Efes, Krunoslav Simon tallied 19 points and 7 assists, Bryant Dunston posted 13 points and 10 rebounds and Brock Motum added 10 points for Efes. Tony Crocker paced the Tofas attack with 11 points. Efes outshot Tofas from every range, with Tofas especially struggling from downtown (1 for 18; 5.5%). Tofas scored the first 2 points of the game through Raymar Morgan free throws, but Efes responded with a Motum triple that triggered a 9-0 run and Efes never trailed again. The lead reached 16 in the second quarter, sat at 40-32 at halftime and peaked at 22 in the fourth as Efes marched to victory.