Anadolu Efes – formerly known as Efes Pilsen, is a Turkish professional basketball team that is based in Istanbul, Turkey.
It is a basketball team from the city of Istanbul that by winners is considered one of the most important teams in the history of Turkish basketball since it has won the league title on 13 occasions.
Anadolu Efes club was founded in 1976 after the purchase of the rights of the second division club Kadıkoyspor. In 1978 they won the title of champion of the Turkish second division finishing the championship without knowing the defeat and ascending to the highest category of Turkish basketball BSL, where he has remained since then.
In its first season in the elite, this club has managed to win the league title, establishing itself since then as one of the leading teams in Ottoman basketball as evidenced by the other 12 league titles it has achieved to date.
Their maximum achievement was the achievement of the 1996 Korac Cup, becoming the first Turkish club to achieve a continental basketball title.
Anadolu Efes Milestones:
Another milestone in its history was to qualify to compete in the Final 4 of the Euroleague of the year 2000 and the year 2019.
In 2006, EFES became the first Turkish team invited to play against an NBA team.
The matches were against the Denver Nuggets in Denver (Colorado) on October 11 and against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, (California) October 13. Read more about Turkish basketball here.
Basketball betting is one of the most popular sportsbooks on the bookmaker sports betting market. The NBA is undoubtedly number one, followed by the German BBL and the basketball Euroleague and Eurocup, the only major international cup competitions at the club level.
On the one hand, the demand is not so high and therefore the odds are more lucrative. On the other hand, in the field of live betting due to the speed of the game and numerous events during the quarter, much more betting opportunities are given.