Basketball:Fenerbahce Dogus advance to Euroleague final


Fenerbahce Dogus have advanced into the Turkish Airlines Euroleague final game after defeating Zalgiris Kaunas, 76-67, on Friday evening in Serbia's Stark Arena.

Ali Muhammed emerged as the highest scorer for Fenerbahce with 19 points; Luigi Datome added 16 points while Kostas Sloukas chipped in with 14.

Fenerbahce's Italian player Nicolo Melli also filled up with the stat sheet with 4 points, 6 assists and 5 steals, displaying an all-round performance.

For Zalgiris Kaunas, Kevin Pangos' 16 points were not enough for the Lithuanian team to advance their first finals since 1999, when they won the trophy.

Fenerbahce on Sunday will have a chance to repeat as Euroleague champions.

The other finalists will be decided after the Real Madrid-CSKA Moscow match.


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