Turkey: Kambala On Target As Fener Win

02.01.2006

Fenerbahce bounced back from their Turkish derby defeat to Besiktas by winning impressively at Pinar Karsiyaka on New Year's Eve.

Kaspars Kambala had 32 points to pace Fener, one of the top sides in the EuroCup, inan 89-79 victory.

The visitors jumped out to a 22-16 first-quarter lead and held a 42-35 advantage at half-time. Fener were still in front at 64-61 at the start of the fourth quarter and pulled away over the final 10 minutes.

Jarod Stevenson weighed in with 20 points for the winners.

The victory has left Fenerbahce in sixth place with a 7-6 record.

Galatasaray and Tekelspor have the same record and are in seventh and eighth place, respectively.

Besiktas prevailed for the 11th time in 13 games, 97-67. They are in first place ahead of Ulkerspor and Efes Pilsen, who also have 11-2 marks.

Fenerbahce, who have won both of their games in Round II of the EuroCup, next face Dynamo St Petersburg in Russia on January 10.


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