Efes wins meeting of EuroLeague clubs
Two teams with lofty expectations from the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague faced off on Friday night, as Anadolu Efes Istanbul secured an 84-73 win against AS Monaco. Efes got a combined 50 points from new signing Will Clyburn (29) and guard Rodrigue Beaubois (21), with Elijah Bryant and Tibor Pleiss also contributing 9 and 8 points, respectively. For Monaco, it had four players get into double figures – Mike James (13), Donta Hall (12), Alpha Diallo (12) and new arrival Jordan Loyd (10) – but it was not enough. Monaco is now 4-2 in preseason, while Efes is 6-1.