Fenerbahce Dogus busted out to early leads and followed an inspired Jan Vesely to a 77-69 victory over visiting Brose Bamberg on Friday.
Fenerbahce Dogus raised its second-place record to 15-7 while Brose dropped to 8-14.
Vesely was the game-long catalyst for the winners, finishing with 26 points and 11 rebounds. It was the second-best scoring night of his career and led to his career-high index rating of 36. Vesely made 9 of 12 two-point shots and 8 of 10 free throws. Fenerbahce's other double-digit scorer was Marko Guduric with 10 points and no shots missed, while Brad Wanamaker scored 9 to go with 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals.
Fenerbahce Dogus led by a high of 17 points, 52-35, midway through the third quarter, but Dejan Musli had 13 of his 18 points for Brose after that to get the guests within 8 points with 5 minutes left, but no closer. Daniel Hackett added 11 points and Ricky Hickman 10 in defeat.
1st Quarter: 16-13 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
2nd Quarter: 26-19 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
3rd Quarter: 19-16 (Fenerbahce Dogus)
4th Quarter: 21-16 (Brose Bamberg)
Fenerbahce Dogus (77): Vesely 26, Guduric 10, Wanamaker 9, Datome 7, Ahmet 5, Kalinic 5, Melli 4, Sloukas 4, A.Muhammed 3, Melih 2, Thompson 2.