Zalgiris Kaunas started their visit in Turkey with a loss in Gloria Cup. LKL champions fell short against Euroleague runner-ups Anadolu Efes Istambul 98:100 after the overtime.
Zalgiris is going to face another Istambul team Galatasaray today at 8PM.
At the end of the regulation Zalgiris had a 10 point lead (81:71) but after an 8:0 run Anadolu Efes came back. With nine seconds to play Zalgiris was in the lead 88:83 after Thomas Walkup basket, but at the other end of the floor Shane Larkin made two free throws and sent teams to the overtime.
Anadolu Efes created five point lead in the overtime (98:93) and Zalgiris could not come back in time.
Nigel Heyes lead both teams in scoring with 27, Zach LeDay added 23 and Alex Perez 17.
Kaunas team had problems stopping Larking. American scored 24 points and made four three pointers.