Referees: Marcello Reatto (ITA), Dimitar Gologanov (BUL), Carlos Mateus (FRA)
King Rules As Lemesos Edge Fenerbahce
EKA Lemesos are officially the surprise package of the EuroCup after staying undefeated with a third successive triumph on Wednesday at the expense of Group E rivals Fenerbahce.
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The Cypriot team followed up victories over Kalev Tallinn and PAOK by defeating previously unbeaten Fener 82-81.
Playing in front of their own fans, Lemesos stormed out to a 24-14 first-quarter lead but allowed the visitors from Istanbul to claw their way back and trail 43-39 at half-time.
Fenerbahce, who played in the FIBA Europe League Final Four last season, then took a 63-61 advantage into the fourth quarter but Lemesos edged in front at the end.
Frankie King was the man of the night once again for Lemesos with 22 points. The 1.95m guard from Baxley, Georgia, in the United States, was five of eight from the floor, including one of four from three-point range.
King excelled at the free throw line, burying 11 of 13 attempts on the night.
He is now averaging 15.7 points per game for Lemesos.
Balsa Radunovic also had his best game with the club this season in Europe by scoring 16 points and pulling down eight rebounds.
Former Serbo-Montenegrin international Nikola Bulatovic had 14 points in his second EuroCup game with the team, while his countryman, Milutin Aleksic, chipped in 12.