Turkish Airlines EuroLeague preseason: Back-to-back wins for Darussafaka

Only 24 hours after a win over Junior Casale, Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul picked up another preseason win on Italian soil, this time against 7DAYS EuroCup side Fiat Turin 65-79. After leads went back and forth in the first half, Darussafaka first pulled away midway through the third quarter, when Jeremy Evans capped a 2-12 run to give the visitors 44-52 lead. Turin, however, rallied and with a help from an alley-oop dunk by Cotton, closed within 55-56 early in the third. But a triple from Jon Diebler fueled a run that got Darussafaka to 59-71, and it never looked back. Diebler led in victory with 17 points, Evans added 13, and Zanis Peiners had 12 for Darussafaka. For the hosts, Tony Carr scored 15 points, Tekele Cotton added 12, and Simon Anumba 11.