Galatasaray upset Partizan NIS in Euroleague

Turkish club earns third win in seven games in Group F.

Turkish club earns third win in seven games in Group F.

ANKARA - Turkish basketball club Galatasaray Liv Hospital on Thursday defeated Serbia`s Partizan NIS 78-70 in Belgrade at the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Tournament.

It is their third victory and earns them the fourth spot before Friday`s three-game schedule. Partizan NIS remain at the bottom of the eight-team group with one win.

Although Partizan NIS took the first quarter 26-22, Galatasaray were in control throughout much of the game, leading 43-37 at halftime and 62-53 after the third quarter.

Partizan`s Bogdan Bogdanovic led the scoring with 23 points, while Henry Domercant of Galatasaray carried the load offensively for the Lions with 18.

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