Shane Larkin and Anadolu Efes storm through in the EuroLeague 2019-2020 season. Anadolu Efes, who lost to CSKA Moscow in the final last season, retained a significant part of their squad. This was a very important situation in terms of Team Chemistry and the team's harmony is very good. Anadolu Efes, who entered the season last year with a long-term injury of Adrien Moerman, one of the team's indispensable players, tried to replace the French player with Singleton. Even though it did not have a positive impact on the team, this change was imperative. As the 2019-2010 season began in EuroLeague, Anadolu Efes was also missing many players other than Moerman. That's why the team's start to the season was so curious.
Anadolu Efes’ Roster
Everyone was very curious about how the season of Anadolu Efes, who made a poor entry into the season with the defeat of Barcelona, would continue. In the Barcelona game, Anadolu Efes was good on defense but made terrible mistakes on offense. Although they played well at times, they were unable to prevail against Barcelona's strong squad.
Anadolu Efes-Barcelona match score
After the Barcelona match, Anadolu Efes played against Alba Berlin and Valencia in an easy fixture. So everyone started criticizing Anadolu Efes and the team's coach Ergin Ataman.
Anadolu Efes’ October fixtures
After all this criticism, Anadolu Efes ' next opponent was Real Madrid. Many people did not give Anadolu Efes a chance against Real Madrid, but Anadolu Efes had a very easy win by crushing Real Madrid. This win was great morale for the team. They finished October with a heavy defeat against Panathinaikos. October was very bumpy for Anadolu Efes.
Anadolu Efes-Real Madrid match scores.
After October on average, they had a spectacular November. They won all five games they played in November. In all of these wins, they put out a great team game.
Anadolu Efes’ November match results.
The chief architect of November's wins was Shane Larkin. He scored 49 against Bayern Munich, making him the most points scored in a match in Euroleague history.
Leaderboard points per game
Leaderboard assists per game
Anadolu Efes became the leader of the Euroleague after this magnificent performance. The next match, they will be a guest of his arch-rival Fenerbahce Beko.
Mustafa Metin Sevim.