Turkey’s Fenerbahce beats Nets in exhibition game
NEW YORK — The Brooklyn Nets lost their preseason opener Monday (Tuesday Manila time) to Turkey’s Fenerbahce Ulker, which got 18 points from former NBA lottery pick Jan Vesely in a 101-96 victory.
Brook Lopez scored 18 points for the Nets and Wayne Ellington added 16 markers.
With a big crowd of fans cheering them on, the Istanbul team improved to 2-2 all-time against NBA clubs. Bogdan Bogdanovic, a 2014 Phoenix Suns draft pick, added 17 points, and another former NBA player, Luigi Datome, had 16.
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