May 6, 2021
The two great rivals squared off on Thursday to begin the championship series. Fenerbahce had a long wait for these games, but started well with the scoring coming from their wings as Kayla McBride and Alina Iagupova paced them in a 73-66 win. Galatasaray kept it reasonably close, but will be looking for the win on Saturday to tie up the series before playing on their home floor.
Fenerbahce vs. Galatasaray 73-66 FEN McBride 28 Iagupova 21 Vaughn 8 Sabally 7 Stokes 4/14r Cakir 2 Canitez 0 GAL Hollingsworth 16/8r Prince 13 Bilgic 10/7a Steinberga 9/9r Russell 8 Hruscakova 3