At the 4th gameday of the 2017-2018 Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Fenerbahce suffered an away defeat against Panathinaikos Superfoods at O.A.KA. (70-68). Both teams now hold 2-2 records in the standings.
In the first 39 minutes of the game, Panathinaikos had only one, brief first-quarter lead, as Brad Wanamaker and Nicolo Melli paced Fenerbahce Dogus. Fenerbahce kept in front in the second half, but did not gain separation before Pappas went to work, scoring 9 of his 24 points in the final 2:30 of the game, including the game-winner.
Jan Vesely scored 15 points for Fenerbahce Dogus, Melli collected 14 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists, while Wanamaker had 14 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals. Luigi Datome netted 13 points in defeat.
Nick Calathes contributed with 12 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals in victory, but no other Greens’ player scored more than 6 points.
1st Quarter: 21-19 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
2nd Quarter: 23-17 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
3rd Quarter: 17-11 (Panathinaikos)
4th Quarter: 17-13 (Panathinaikos)
Fenerbahce Dogus (68): Vesely 15, Wanamaker 14, Melli 14, Datome 13, Sloukas 6, Thompson 4, Guduric 2.