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A1 Standings
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. AGOR 0-0 
 3. Apollon Patras 0-0 
 4. Aris 0-0 
 5. Arkadikos 0-0 
 6. Kavala 0-0 
 7. Kolossos 0-0 
 8. Koroivos 0-0 
 9. Kymis 0-0 
 10. Lavrio 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. PAOK 0-0 
 14. Promitheas 0-0 
 15. Trikalla 0-0 
Last:8/17/2016
A2 Standings
 1. Kymis 23-5 
 2. Faros 22-6 
 3. Ethnikos 19-9 
 4. Promitheas 19-9 
 5. Pagrati 16-12 
 6. Doxa Lefkadas 16-12 
 7. Doukas 15-13 
 8. Psyhiko 14-14 
 9. Iraklis 12-16 
 10. Livadia 12-16 
 11. Doxa Pefkon 11-17 
 12. Peristeri GS 10-18 
 13. Panerythraikos 10-18 
 14. Pefkohori 6-22 
 15. Filippos Veroias 5-22 
Full Standings
Last:5/29/2016
B Standings
North
 1. Aiolos Astakou 27-1 
 2. AE Larissas 20-8 
 3. GS Larissas 19-9 
 4. Kastoria 19-9 
 5. Ermis Lagkada 17-11 
 6. Agriniou 16-12 
 7. Stratoni 15-13 
 8. Periko/Arhelaos 13-14 
 9. Anatolia 13-15 
 10. Argos Orestiko 13-15 
 11. Polygirou 11-17 
 12. Efkarpias 9-19 
 13. EAK 7-20 
 14. Ionikos Ionias 7-22 
 15. Palama 3-25 
South
 1. Ionikos Nikaias 22-5 
 2. Panionios 22-6 
 3. Amyntas Dafnis 22-7 
 4. Irakleio 21-6 
 5. Panelefsiniakos 18-12 
 6. Holargos 16-12 
 7. Koropi 15-14 
 8. Papagou 15-15 
 9. Filathlitikos 15-15 
 10. Kronos AD 14-16 
 11. Ergotelis 13-15 
 12. Esperos Patras 12-18 
 13. Enosi 11-19 
 14. Niki Amarousiou 6-24 
 15. Ikaros NS 6-24 
 16. Promitheas H. 4-23 
Last:5/16/2016
C Standings
North 1
 1. Karditsas 20-2 
 2. Ermis Agias 19-3 
 3. Aias Evosmou 17-5 
 4. Dioskouroi K. 14-8 
 5. Ioanninon 13-9 
 6. Makedonikos 13-9 
 7. Proteas G. 9-13 
 8. Melikis 8-14 
 9. Polykastrou 8-14 
 10. Aristotelis 4-18 
 11. Ptolemaidas 4-18 
 12. Siatista 3-19 
 13. Iraklis K. 0-0 
 14. Metamorfosi 0-0 
North 2
 1. Gefyra 24-2 
 2. Xanthis 23-3 
 3. HANTH 20-6 
 4. Ikaroi Serron 18-8 
 5. Agia Varvara 16-10 
 6. Zefyros 02 16-10 
 7. Komotini AE 15-11 
 8. Halkidona 13-13 
 9. Orfeas 12-14 
 10. Komotini GAS 11-15 
 11. Aretsoykal 6-20 
 12. Eleftheroupoli 6-20 
 13. Galatistas 5-21 
 14. VAO 3-23 
South 1
 1. Apollon Sm. 23-3 
 2. Mandraikos 20-6 
 3. Charilaos TM 18-8 
 4. Pentelis 17-9 
 5. Akrata Achaias 16-10 
 6. Polis Kallitheas 16-10 
 7. KAOK Palaimon 14-12 
 8. Ikaros Kal. 13-13 
 9. Keravnos Aigio 12-14 
 10. Glafkos 11-15 
 11. FEA NF-NH 9-17 
 12. Neas Ionias 8-18 
 13. Spartiatikos 3-23 
 14. Napfliou 2-24 
 15. OFI 0-0 
South 2
 1. Proteas V. 21-5 
 2. Marousi 20-6 
 3. KAP 19-7 
 4. Tritonas S. 19-7 
 5. Ippokratis 18-8 
 6. Aris Petropoulis 17-9 
 7. Kadmos T. 16-10 
 8. Panaxiakos 13-13 
 9. Aris Nikaias 12-14 
 10. Esperos Lamias 9-17 
 11. Kydonas 7-19 
 12. Ilysiakos 6-20 
 13. Sporting Vernilac 3-23 
 14. Irodotos 0-26 
Last:7/5/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
Points Per Game
 Kevin DILLARD
  Antwerp
  (183-PG-89)
  Avg: 18.6
 1. Dillard, Antwerp18.6 
 2. Davis, Hoops18.3 
 3. Soko, Enel Brindisi16.7 
 4. Brown, Al Ahli16.5 
 5. Conger, Hapoel T-A16.3 
 6. Bolds, Sagesse15.9 
 7. Kavvadas, Arkadik.14.9 
 8. Vasiliadis, Rio N.14.7 
 9. McNeal, Aris14.1 
 10. Mavrokefalid., AE.13.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Leon WILLIAMS
  Santurce
  (203-C/F-86)
  Avg: 8.6
 1. Williams, Santurce8.6 
 2. Hogue, Nea Kifisia8.1 
 3. Soko, Enel Brindisi7.7 
 4. Harris, Koroivos7.3 
 5. White, Aris7.3 
 6. Brown, Al Ahli6.9 
 7. Krubally, Umana VE6.9 
 8. Kavvadas, Arkadik.6.4 
 9. Mavrokefalid., AEK6.4 
 10. Conger, Hapoel T.6.4 
Assists Per Game
 Nick CALATHES
  Panathin.
  (198-PG-89)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Calathes, Panathin.6.3 
 2. Cooper, Monaco6.1 
 3. Spanoulis, Olympia.5.4 
 4. Hatcher, PAOK4.2 
 5. Releford, Kolossos4.1 
 6. Dillard, Antwerp4.0 
 7. Diamantidis, Panat.4.0 
 8. Waters, Aris4.0 
 9. Gikas, Nea Kifisia3.9 
 10. Vilhjalmsson, Kef.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Nick CALATHES
  Panathin.
  (198-PG-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Calathes, Panathin.1.9 
 2. Kromah, Kavala1.8 
 3. Soko, Enel Brindisi1.8 
 4. Releford, Kolossos1.7 
 5. White, Aris1.6 
 6. Nixon, Lavrio1.5 
 7. Feldeine, Panathin.1.5 
 8. Bolds, Sagesse1.5 
 9. Conger, Hapoel T-A1.5 
 10. Saloustros, Kolos.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Vasileios KAVVADAS
  Arkadikos
  (204-C-91)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Kavvadas, Arkadik.1.7 
 2. Hagins, Aris1.2 
 3. Clanton, PAOK1.0 
 4. Davis II, Kolossos0.9 
 5. Carter, AGOR0.9 
 6. McGhee, Kolossos0.8 
 7. Milutinov, Olympia.0.7 
 8. Papagiannis, Panat.0.7 
 9. Gist, Panathinaikos0.7 
 10. Brown, Al Ahli0.6 
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Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
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Group A
AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
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Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
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Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Group D
Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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A1 Round 4: Kolossos lose #1 position - Nov 4, 2012


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It's still too early stage of the Regular Season in A1, but even now we can clearly see the differece between stronger teams and outsiders.

Round 4 in A1 means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Athens where host Panionios (4-0) beat league's leader Kolossos (3-1) 89-77 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Kolossos. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 28-9 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Panionios outrebounded Kolossos 34-20 including a 19-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. The former international guard Nikos Pappas (195-90, agency: FCM) fired 31 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Naturalized Serbian forward Vladimir Jankovic (202-90, agency: FCM) chipped in 11 points and 10 rebounds. Panionios' coach Thanasis Skourtopoulos used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American center LaRon Dendy (205-88, college: Middle Tenn.St.) produced 22 points for lost side. Panionios have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Olympiacos. Kolossos at the other side dropped to the third place with one game lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Olympiacos. Kolossos will play next round against Apollon Patras trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Panionios will try to continue on its current victory against tenth ranked Aris in Thessaloniki.
The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Olympiacos as it allowed them to take a leadership position after previous leader's (Kolossos) loss. Olympiacos smashed 4th ranked KAOD in Athens 103-67. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of KAOD. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international forward Georgios Printezis (206-85, agency: FCM) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 8 rebounds. Vassilis Spanoulis contributed with 18 points and 4 assists for the winners. Center Guy-Marc Michel (213-88, college: Indiana) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds for KAOD. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Olympiacos have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Panionios. KAOD at the other side keeps the fourth place with two games lost. They share the position with 6 other teams. KAOD will play next round against Ikaros trying to get back on the winning streak. Olympiacos will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked Peristeri GS. It will be extra interesting game as Peristeri GS is their local rival from Athens.
Apollon Patras can celebrate their first win this season after three consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Kavala (0-4) 80-79 on Saturday. Worth to mention a great performance of Keaton Grant who helped to win the game recording 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. At the losing side Yannis Gagaloudis responded with 25 points and 4 assists. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Apollon Patras (1-3) left bottom position moving up to eleventh place, which they share with Ilysiakos and Panelefsiniakos. It was Kavala's fourth loss in a row. They still closes the standings with four games lost. Apollon Patras will meet higher ranked Kolossos (#3) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Kavala will play against PAOK (#5) in Thessaloniki and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game in Thessaloniki was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Peristeri GS (2-2) played at the court of seventh ranked PAOK (2-2). PAOK defeated Peristeri GS 83-68. The winners were led by Wiliam Hatcher who scored that evening 19 points and 5 assists. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. PAOK moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 6 other teams including defeated Peristeri GS. PAOK's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Kavala (#14) on the road and are hoping to win another game. Peristeri GS's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Athens Olympiacos.

Rest of the games of round 4 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
AGOR defeated Ilysiakos in Rethymno 72-66. Ikaros beat Panathinaikos at home 72-68. Aris won against Panelefsiniakos on the opponent's court 85-76.



Ilysiakos - AGOR 66-72

Everything could happen in Athens at the game between two tied teams. Both ninth ranked AGOR and 11th ranked Ilysiakos had identical 1-2 record. But Ilysiakos was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Rethymno 72-66. Ilysiakos was ahead by 5 points at the halftime before a 42-31 second half run of AGOR. They made 22-of-26 charity shots (84.6 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by Ilysiakos helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The winners were led by point guard Apollona Tsochlas (189-83) who scored that evening 17 points and 5 assists (made all of his eight free throws) and forward Nikos Angelopoulos (205-84) supported him with 16 points. Even 10 points and 4 assists by the former international guard Panagiotis Kafkis (197-80) did not help to save the game for Ilysiakos. American guard Maurice Hampton (188-84, college: Austin Peay St., agency: Two Points) added 15 points for lost side. Four Ilysiakos players scored in double figures. Ilysiakos' coach Dimitris Papanikolaou rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. AGOR (2-2) moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 6 other teams. Ilysiakos lost third consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with three games lost. AGOR's next round opponent will be Panelefsiniakos (#13) in Eleusina and are hoping to win another game. Ilysiakos' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Athens to the arena Panathinaikos.
Top scorers:
Ilysiakos: M.Hampton 15+2reb, N.Chatzis 12+1reb, A.Jones 11+4reb, P.Kafkis 10+4reb+4ast, M.Paragios 5+3reb+1ast, P.Dorkofikis 5+3reb
AGOR: A.Tsochlas 17+4reb+5ast, N.Angelopoulos 16+2reb, M.Antonio Carter 10+4reb, U.Duvnjak 9+2ast, B.Petway 7+2reb, D.Latovic 6+4reb
gschID: 203564


Ikaros - Panathinaikos 72-68

There was a surprise result in Kalitheas where tenth ranked Ikaros (2-2) defeated higher ranked Panathinaikos (2-2) 72-68. Panathinaikos was ahead by 4 points after three quarters before a 24-16 charge of Ikaros, which allowed them to win the game. They made 16-of-19 charity shots (84.2 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Panathinaikos helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The winners were led by guard Alexis Kiritsis (198-82) who scored that evening 19 points and 4 assists (made all of his nine free throws !!!) and Senegalese forward Mouhammad Faye (208-85, college: SMU) supported him with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Four Ikaros players scored in double figures. Even 7 points and 7 rebounds by Gabonese forward Stephane Lasme (203-82, college: Massachusetts) did not help to save the game for Panathinaikos. The former international guard Dimitris Diamantidis (196-80) added 7 points and 8 assists for lost side. Panathinaikos' coach Argiris Pedoulakis tried various players' combinations and tested in total twelve players in this game, but that didn't help. Ikaros moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 6 other teams including defeated Panathinaikos. Ikaros' next round opponent will be KAOD (#6) in Dramas. Panathinaikos' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Athens Ilysiakos.
Top scorers:
Panathinaikos: M.Bramos 10+2reb+2ast, D.Kitchen 9+3reb+1ast, A.Panko 9+3reb+2ast, R.Ukic 8+1ast, S.Lasme 7+7reb+2ast, D.Diamantidis 7+8ast
Ikaros: A.Kiritsis 19+3reb+4ast, Z.Vrkic 16+6reb, D.Gibson 15+3reb+3ast, M.Faye 12+10reb+2ast, V.Symtsak 8, A.Mitsialos 2
gschID: 203563


Olympiacos - KAOD 103-67

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Olympiacos as it allowed them to take a leadership position after previous leader's (Kolossos) loss. Olympiacos smashed 4th ranked KAOD in Athens 103-67. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of KAOD. The game without a history. Olympiacos led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to KAOD's 34. Olympiacos had a 27-16 advantage in offensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by KAOD's players. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international forward Georgios Printezis (206-85, agency: FCM) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 8 rebounds. International guard Vassilis Spanoulis (193-82, agency: Beo Basket) contributed with 18 points and 4 assists for the winners. Five Olympiacos players scored in double figures. Center Guy-Marc Michel (213-88, college: Indiana) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds and center Kostas Kakaroudis (204-83) added 17 points in the effort for KAOD. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Olympiacos have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Panionios. KAOD at the other side keeps the fourth place with two games lost. They share the position with 6 other teams. KAOD will play next round against Ikaros trying to get back on the winning streak. Olympiacos will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked Peristeri GS. It will be extra interesting game as Peristeri GS is their local rival from Athens.
Top scorers:
KAOD: K.Kakaroudis 17+2reb+3ast, G.Michel 15+13reb+1ast, P.Knowles 14+2reb+3ast, L.Dale 6+1reb+1ast, S.Benas 4, K.Carter 4+3reb
Olympiacos: G.Printezis 20+8reb+2ast, V.Spanoulis 18+1reb+4ast, D.Mavroeidis 12+6reb+2ast, M.Gecevicius 11+2reb+3ast, K.Hines 10+3reb+1ast, K.Papanikolaou 7+5reb+2ast
gschID: 203562


PAOK - Peristeri GS 83-68

The game in Thessaloniki was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Peristeri GS (2-2) played at the court of seventh ranked PAOK (2-2). PAOK defeated Peristeri GS 83-68. They outrebounded Peristeri GS 35-24 including a 26-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. The winners were led by American point guard Wiliam Hatcher (188-84, college: Miami, OH) who scored that evening 19 points and 5 assists and American-Irish guard Donnie McGrath (193-84, college: Providence) supported him with 19 points. Even 11 points and 5 assists by point guard Nontas Papantoniou (190-90) did not help to save the game for Peristeri GS. American point guard Dwight Thorne (190-88, college: Colorado) added 11 points for lost side. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. PAOK moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 6 other teams including defeated Peristeri GS. PAOK's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Kavala (#14) on the road and are hoping to win another game. Peristeri GS's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Athens Olympiacos.
Top scorers:
Peristeri GS: N.Papantoniou 11+4reb+5ast, D.Thorne 11+2reb+3ast, A.Psaropoulos 9+1reb, D.Williams 7+3reb, A.Mantzaris 7+1reb, A.Kanonidis 7+6reb+1ast
PAOK: W.Hatcher 19+1reb+5ast, D.McGrath 19+2reb+1ast, M.Tsairelis 9+2reb, E.Margaritis 8+8reb+1ast, G.Dedas 6+2reb+1ast, D.Haritopoulos 6+6reb
gschID: 203561


Apollon Patras - Kavala 80-79

Apollon Patras can celebrate their first win this season after three consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Kavala (0-4) 80-79 on Saturday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Kavala won third quarter 32-22. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Apollon Patras won last quarter 17-17. Worth to mention a great performance of American Keaton Grant (193-86, college: Purdue) who helped to win the game recording 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and the other American import point guard Errick McCollum (185-88, college: Goshen, agency: Gross Zeev ISA) who added 13 points during the contest. Five Apollon Patras players scored in double figures. At the losing side guard Yannis Gagaloudis (192-78) responded with 25 points and 4 assists and American forward William Coleman (206-88, college: Memphis) scored 21 points and 8 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Apollon Patras (1-3) left bottom position moving up to eleventh place, which they share with Ilysiakos and Panelefsiniakos. It was Kavala's fourth loss in a row. They still closes the standings with four games lost. Apollon Patras will meet higher ranked Kolossos (#3) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Kavala will play against PAOK (#5) in Thessaloniki and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Kavala: Y.Gagaloudis 25+2reb+4ast, W.Coleman 21+8reb, A.Grundy 14+6reb+6ast, C.Stefanidis 7+5reb+2ast, S.Panos 6+1reb, S.Manolopoulos 4+1reb+2ast
Apollon Patras: G.Klaiber 14+2reb, K.Grant 14+6reb+4ast, E.McCollum 13+2reb+3ast, L.Turner 11+7reb, V.Petrovic-Stergiou 11+3reb+1ast, N.Argyropoylos 10+2reb+3ast
gschID: 203560


Panionios - Kolossos 89-77

Round 4 in A1 means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Athens where host Panionios (4-0) beat league's leader Kolossos (3-1) 89-77 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Kolossos. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 28-9 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Panionios outrebounded Kolossos 34-20 including a 19-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. The former international guard Nikos Pappas (195-90, agency: FCM) fired 31 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Naturalized Serbian forward Vladimir Jankovic (202-90, agency: FCM) chipped in a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds. Panionios' coach Thanasis Skourtopoulos used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American center LaRon Dendy (205-88, college: Middle Tenn.St.) produced 22 points and the former international guard Giannis Kalambokis (195-78, agency: FCM) added 16 points and 5 assists respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Panionios have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Olympiacos. Kolossos at the other side dropped to the third place with one game lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Olympiacos. Kolossos will play next round against Apollon Patras trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Panionios will try to continue on its current victory against tenth ranked Aris in Thessaloniki.
Top scorers:
Kolossos: L.Dendy 22+4reb, D.Tsaldaris 17+2reb+3ast, G.Kalambokis 16+1reb+5ast, M.Hatten 12+3reb+6ast, G.Georgalis 6+3reb+2ast, K.Langford 3+3reb+4ast
Panionios: N.Pappas 31+6reb+5ast, V.Jankovic 11+10reb+2ast, G.Bogris 10+6reb, C.Booker 10+4reb+2ast, M.Batis 7+1reb+2ast, L.Milbourne 6+2reb
gschID: 203559


Panelefsiniakos - Aris 76-85

Everything could happen in Eleusina at the game between two tied teams. Both eleventh ranked Aris and 9th ranked Panelefsiniakos had identical 1-2 record. But Panelefsiniakos was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Thessaloniki 85-76. The guests were ahead by 10 points but lost the second period ending it with a 4-point deficit before their 29-16 run, which allowed them to win the game. Aris made 25-of-30 charity shots (83.3 percent) during the game. Aris outrebounded Panelefsiniakos 36-25 including a 27-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. 27 personal fouls committed by Panelefsiniakos helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The winners were led by Bosnian guard Muhamed Pasalic (192-87) who scored that evening 20 points (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) and forward Antonis Asimakopoulos (203-76) supported him with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Four Aris players scored in double figures. Even 20 points by point guard Nikos Liakopoulos (189-83, agency: FCM) did not help to save the game for Panelefsiniakos. Guard Spyros Magounis (200-85, agency: FCM) added 17 points and 6 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Aris (2-2) moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 6 other teams. Newly promoted Panelefsiniakos dropped to the eleventh position with three games lost. Aris' next round opponent will be league's second-placed Panionios in Athens and it may be the game of the week. Panelefsiniakos will play on the road against AGOR (#9) in Rethymno and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Panelefsiniakos: N.Liakopoulos 20+2reb+3ast, S.Magounis 17+6reb, N.Papanikolaou 15+5reb+1ast, T.Nikou 8+2reb+5ast, C.Deligiannis 7+5reb+1ast, N.Papanikolopoulos 3+2reb
Aris: M.Pasalic 20+3reb+2ast, D.Verginis 19+1reb+2ast, A.Asimakopoulos 14+10reb, M.Pelekanos 11+6reb+3ast, E.Bochoridis 9+1reb+3ast, K.Charissis 4+7reb+1ast
gschID: 203558


  




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