Deron William’s Jersey gets retired as Eagles advance
Black and Whites qualify from their EuroChallenge group with a 76-69 victory over visiting ZZ Leiden
Playing without Williams and Erden, who are both heading back to the NBA, Beşiktaş Milangaz took a 22-16 lead by the end of first quarter and saw that lead shrink to three points at the break, 40-37.
Black Eagles started hitting nothing but the rim at the outset of the second half and managed only two points in the first 5 minutes. The Dutch took advantage of this drought as they pulled ahead 55-53 going into fourth quarter. With a flurry of three-pointers, the resilient Beşiktaş sprung back to life in the final stanza to squeeze out close win,