Anadolu Efes – Panathinaikos OPAP 82 - 81

A last-gasp three-pointer from Adrien Moerman gave Anadolu Efes Istanbul a thrilling 82-81 victory over Panathinaikos OPAP Athens on Friday night. 

It was a close game throughout, as Panathinaikos unleashed a flurry of three-point shooting to lead 39-42 at the break. The third quarter saw a series of lead changes, and it was 65-62 heading into the last ten minutes. Panathinaikos rallied to hold a 73-76 edge midway through the fourth and it was a nail-biting finish until Moerman struck from deep with 2 seconds remaining. 

Vasilije Micic led Efes with 20 points but missed all 7 of his three-point attempts. Moerman contributed 15 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocked shots. Bryant Dunston scored 14, Shane Larkin had 11 and Krunoslav Simon netted 10. Nemanja Nedovic paced Panathinaikos with 20 points, while Daryl Macon Jr. scored 17 and Okaro White added 15. Efes improves to 10-10 to reclaim a playoffs place, and Panathinaikos drops to 4-15.