Devaughn Akoon-Purcell’s 18 points helped Galatasary to climbed to 2nd in the Turkish Super Lig with a 96-73 win over Petkim Spor on Saturday. The Trini-American hit 7 of 13 from the field, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range. He added 3 rebounds and 2 assists.
Galatasaray recorded their 12th win this season from 18 games, and are level on points with Gaziantep with the same record. Fenerbache leads the standings with a 14-3 record.
Galatasaray will now turn their attention to the Champions League, where they will face Hapoel Holon on Wednesday in the ‘Winners’ Stage’, Group I.