May 8, 2019
Despite some drama on the way, the expected championship matchup started on Wednesday. Kelsey Plum helped Fenerbahce have the faster start, but top seed Cukurova controlled the second half behind an exceptional effort from Chelsea Gray to win 78-71. The teams will meet again in the same venue on Friday.
Cukurova vs. Fenerbahce 78-71 CUK Gray 41 Ndour 13 Bone 9/11r Mestdagh 0 FEN Plum 27 Vaughn 16/6r Canitez 8/8r Hartley 8