Beşiktaş Milangaz 86, ZZ Leiden 58

Visiting Black Eagles open Erurochallenge campaign on right foot.

Teams traded baskets throughout the opening quarter with the Dutch host clinging to a slim 21-18 lead. However, the following quarter saw the game change dramatically as Deron Williams caught fire with a barrage of three-pointers to build a 15-point cushion for Beşiktaş by halftime, 44-29.

Thanks to a string of unanswered buckets by Marcelus Kemp and Zoran Erceg, the Black Eagles opened the gap even wider in the third and were up 64-45 heading into final quarter, on their way to an impressive 28-point blowout. Deron Williams scored 20 points for the victors while Erceg chipped in 18 and Kemp added 16.