Turk Telekom Ankara on a roll returns to the Fonteta after 17 years


Turk Telekom Ankara, rival of Valencia Basket in the 7DAYS EuroCup round 7 game (Wednesday 14, 20:45h, Fonteta, Teledeporte) had a complicated start of competition in which chained three defeats, including the orange win in Turkey for 67-72. However, the team led by Burak Goren comes to the Fonteta on a positive streak of three wins in a row in European competition: won in Trento by 77-81 and then added two home wins against Partizan (77-72) and Zenit St Petersburg (81-75).


The Turkish team has recovered its full rotation with the return after injury of forward Reggie Redding. And has Sylven Landersberg among the best scorers of the competition (second with 17.7 points per game) and Stimac as the best rebounder (tied with Faye and Lukovic with 8 rejects per game). Although this weekend it was a tough defeat in their domestic competition, falling by 87-59 against Anadolu Efes. In any case, the Turk Telekom Ankara will return on Wednesday to visit a court where had not been in a official game for a little less than 17 years. Remaining as the only Turkish team to which Valencia Basket has not been able to win in the Fonteta in European tournaments, so far.