Fenerbahce Dogus put on a defensive clinic on Thursday to defeat willing but unable Valencia Basket 79-66 and stay perfect at home through two games.
Fenerbahce Dogus' record improved to 3-2, the same as Valencia, which managed to lead for only a matter of seconds at the start of the second quarter.
Fenerbahce Dogus held Valencia's Erick Green, the league's second-best scorer in October with 20 points per game, to 4 free throws and 0-for-5 from the floor. Luigi Datome had 16 points to lead the winners, while James Nunnally hit 3 third-quarter three-pointers when Valencia was threatening to finish with 13 points. Jan Vesely added 12 points, Kostas Sloukas and Brad Wanamaker 10 each for Fenerbahce Dogus.
Fernando San Emeterio returned from injury with 11 points for Valencia, while Sam Van Rossom and Tibor Pleiss added 10 each.
1st Quarter: 20-18 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
2nd Quarter: 18-12 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
3rd Quarter: 19-19
4th Quarter: 22-17 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
Fenerbahce Dogus (79): Datome 16, Nunnally 13, Vesely 12, Sloukas 10, Wanamaker 10, Thompson 7, Melli 5, Guduric 4, Melih 2.