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A1 Standings
 1. Olympiacos 13-0 
 2. Panathinaikos 12-1 
 3. AEK Athens 10-3 
 4. Aris 8-5 
 5. PAOK 7-6 
 6. Kolossos HH 7-6 
 7. AGOR 6-7 
 8. Kymis 5-8 
 9. Lavrio 4-9 
 10. Promitheas 4-9 
 11. Apollon Patras 4-9 
 12. Koroivos 4-9 
 13. Trikalla 4-9 
 14. Doxa Lefkadas 3-10 
Full Standings
Last:1/9/2017
A2 Standings
 1. Panionios 12-0 
 2. Iraklis 11-2 
 3. Doukas 10-2 
 4. Faros 8-4 
 5. Ethnikos 8-5 
 6. AE Larissas 8-5 
 7. Aiolos Astakou 8-5 
 8. Psyhiko 6-7 
 9. Amyntas Dafnis 5-8 
 10. Doxa Pefkon 5-8 
 11. Holargos 4-8 
 12. Kavala 4-8 
 13. Arkadikos 4-9 
 14. Irakleio 3-9 
 15. GS Larissas 3-10 
 16. Pagrati 2-11 
Full Standings
Last:1/15/2017
B Standings
North
 1. Kastoria 13-1 
 2. Karditsas 9-5 
 3. Evropi 9-5 
 4. Ermis Agias 9-5 
 5. Anatolia 9-5 
 6. Agriniou 8-6 
 7. Ermis Lagkada 8-6 
 8. Gefyra 8-6 
 9. Charilaos TM 7-7 
 10. Stratoni 6-8 
 11. Filippos Veroias 6-8 
 12. Xanthis 5-9 
 13. Polygirou 5-9 
 14. HANTH 4-10 
 15. Periko/Arhelaos 4-10 
 16. Aias Evosmou 2-12 
South
 1. Panerythraikos 11-3 
 2. Peristeri GS 11-3 
 3. Papagou 9-5 
 4. Marousi 9-5 
 5. Koropi 9-5 
 6. Nea Kifisia 9-5 
 7. Panelefsiniakos 7-6 
 8. Mandraikos 6-7 
 9. Kronos AD 6-8 
 10. Tritonas S. 6-8 
 11. Zografou 6-8 
 12. Proteas V. 6-8 
 13. Ionikos Nikaias 5-8 
 14. Ergotelis 4-9 
 15. Apollon Sm. 4-10 
 16. KAP 2-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/19/2017
C Standings
Group 1
 1. Dafni 9-1 
 2. Esperos Patras 8-2 
 3. Ikaros NS 7-2 
 4. Enosi 6-3 
 5. Glafkos 6-3 
 6. KAOK Korinthou 6-3 
 7. Akrata Achaias 5-4 
 8. A.O. Ahagia 4-5 
 9. Porfyras 4-5 
 10. Kalamata 4-6 
 11. Keravnos Aigio 3-6 
 12. Ikaros Kal. 3-7 
 13. Aris Petropoulis 2-7 
 14. Ermionis 2-7 
 15. Peukis 1-9 
Group 2
 1. Diagoras D. 7-1 
 2. Kadmos T. 7-2 
 3. Lokros Atalantis 6-2 
 4. Ippokratis 5-1 
 5. Pentelis 5-2 
 6. Esperos Lamias 5-3 
 7. Aris Nikaias 4-3 
 8. OFI 4-3 
 9. Niki Amarousiou 2-6 
 10. AE Santorinis 2-7 
 11. Panaxiakos 1-6 
 12. Polis Kallitheas 1-7 
 13. Promitheas H. 1-7 
Group 3
 1. Elimeia Kozanis 8-1 
 2. Palama 8-1 
 3. Dioskouroi K. 7-2 
 4. Farsalon 7-2 
 5. Ioanninon 6-3 
 6. Nikopoli 6-3 
 7. Melikis 5-4 
 8. Apollon KL 3-6 
 9. Polykastrou 3-6 
 10. Proteas G. 3-6 
 11. Aiginiakos 2-7 
 12. Efkarpias 2-7 
 13. Vikos Zag. 2-7 
 14. Aristotelis 1-8 
Group 4
 1. Panathlitikos 9-0 
 2. Ikaroi Serron 8-1 
 3. Komotini AE 8-1 
 4. Zefyros 02 8-1 
 5. Halkidona 7-2 
 6. Makedonikos 5-4 
 7. Orfeas 5-4 
 8. Asteras Kav. 3-6 
 9. Ionikos Ionias 3-6 
 10. Komotini GAS 3-6 
 11. Agia Varvaras 2-7 
 12. Mantoulidis 1-8 
 13. Neapolis 1-8 
 14. N.Moudanion 0-9 
Last:1/3/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 14-4 
 2 Real Madrid 12-5 
 3 Olympiacos 12-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-6 
 5 Fenerbahce 11-7 
 6 Panathinaikos 10-8 
 7 Crvena Zvezda 10-8 
 8 Darussafaka 9-8 
 9 FC Barcelona 8-10 
 10 Anadolu Efes 8-10 
 11 Unics 7-10 
 12 Brose Bask. 7-11 
 13 Zalgiris 6-11 
 14 Maccabi T-A 6-12 
 15 EA7 Armani 5-13 
 16 Galatasaray 5-13 
Last:1/19/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-4 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 8-5 
 3 Umana VE 8-5 
 4 Avtodor 6-7 
 5 Oradea 6-7 
 6 Kataja Basket 6-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 6-7 
 8 Khimik 3-10 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 9-4 
 3 Neptunas 9-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-6 
 5 PAOK 6-7 
 6 Usak 4-9 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 4-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Strasbourg 8-5 
 4 Juventus 8-5 
 5 Oostende 5-8 
 6 Cibona 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 AEK Athens 8-5 
 3 Partizan 8-5 
 4 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 5-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-9 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/19/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dezmine WELLS
  Doxa L.
  (196-G-92)
  Avg: 16.8
 1. Wells, Doxa L.16.8 
 2. Brown, Koroivos16.3 
 3. Cummings, Aris14.2 
 4. Young, Lavrio13.8 
 5. Barlow, Trikalla13.6 
 6. Releford, Kolossos.13.5 
 7. Lojeski, Olympiacos13.2 
 8. Hall, Koroivos13.0 
 9. Dixon, AEK Athens13.0 
 10. Gotcher, Koroivos13.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Keith CLANTON
  PAOK
  (205-C/F-90)
  Avg: 9.2
 1. Clanton, PAOK9.2 
 2. Morgan, Kymis9.0 
 3. Basabe, Doxa L.8.9 
 4. Reddic, Kolossos HH7.6 
 5. Fitzpatrick, AGOR7.1 
 6. Biruta, Trikalla6.8 
 7. Kravic, AGOR6.8 
 8. Hall, Koroivos6.3 
 9. Faye, Promitheas6.3 
 10. Kalinoski, Apollon .5.9 
Assists Per Game
 Ken BROWN
  Koroivos
  (180-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Brown, Koroivos7.3 
 2. Spanoulis, Olympiacos6.4 
 3. Calathes, Panathin.6.3 
 4. Young, Lavrio4.8 
 5. Talton, AGOR4.5 
 6. Scott, Doxa L.4.3 
 7. Miljenovic, PAOK4.1 
 8. Hall, Kolossos HH4.0 
 9. Releford, Kolossos.4.0 
 10. El-Amin, Kymis4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Shannon SCOTT
  Doxa L.
  (186-PG-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Scott, Doxa L.2.2 
 2. Releford, Kolossos.2.0 
 3. McMillan, Trikalla2.0 
 4. Xanthopoulos, Aris1.9 
 5. Hickey, Apollon .1.8 
 6. Singleton, Panathin.1.8 
 7. Brown, Koroivos1.8 
 8. Young, Lavrio1.7 
 9. Gotcher, Koroivos1.5 
 10. Johnson, Lavrio1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Jito KOK
  Lavrio
  (206-C-94)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Kok, Lavrio1.5 
 2. Johnson, Promi.1.4 
 3. Kavvadas, Aris1.3 
 4. Kravic, AGOR1.3 
 5. Buckner, Aris1.2 
 6. Clanton, PAOK1.2 
 7. Birch, Olympiacos1.1 
 8. Fitzpatrick, AGOR1.0 
 9. Gentile, Panathin.1.0 
 10. Milutinov, Olympiacos0.9 
Player of the Week

 Yiannis Psathas
  Doxa Lefkadas
  ( 198-F-83 )
  

 Sigurdur Thorsteinsson
  AE Larissas
  ( 204-C-120-88 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Kymis Jan.21 Lavrio 54%
AEK Athens 77% Jan.21 Apollon Patr
Trikalla Jan.21 Aris 71%
AGOR Jan.21 Kolossos HH 57%
PAOK 73% Jan.21 Doxa Lefkada
Promitheas Jan.21 Panathinaiko 88%
Olympiacos 92% Jan.21 Koroivos
Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Aiolos Astak 69% Jan.28 Doxa Pefkon
Kavala Jan.28 Ethnikos 53%
Faros 59% Jan.28 AE Larissas
Amyntas Dafn Jan.28 Iraklis 71%
Holargos 60% Jan.28 Irakleio
Arkadikos 63% Jan.28 Pagrati
GS Larissas Jan.28 Psyhiko 57%
Doukas Jan.28 Panionios 58%
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

North
Karditsas 75% Jan.29 Periko/Arhel
Filippos Ver Jan.29 Kastoria 82%
Stratoni Jan.29 Ermis Agias 51%
Xanthis Jan.29 Charilaos T 62%
Agriniou 76% Jan.29 HANTH
Polygirou Jan.29 Anatolia 57%
Evropi Jan.29 Ermis Lagkad 53%
Gefyra 81% Jan.29 Aias Evosmou
Round 11
Mandraikos Jan.25 Ergotelis 53%
South
Mandraikos Jan.29 Zografou 54%
Papagou 67% Jan.29 Kronos AD
Tritonas S. 62% Jan.29 Proteas V.
Koropi 84% Jan.29 Apollon Sm.
Ionikos Nika Jan.29 Panerythraik 82%
Ergotelis 75% Jan.29 KAP
Marousi 67% Jan.29 Nea Kifisia
Peristeri G 75% Jan.29 Panelefsinia
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Darussafaka 58% Jan.20 Unics
Olympiacos 62% Jan.20 Baskonia
Zalgiris Jan.20 Real Madrid 80%
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 52%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 64%
Khimik 52% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 59% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 83%
EWE Baskets 77% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 83%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 60% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 60% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 69%
Group E
AEK Athens 82% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 58%
Spirou 65% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
A1 Round 10 of Regular Season - Dec 19, 2012


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There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with extra overtimes, derby games and games ending by tiny margin.

Let's start with guest AGOR's (#5) road victory over Ikaros (#6) 66-61 on Sunday evening. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 36-30 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Serbian guard Uros Duvnjak (190-86, agency: Beo Basket) fired 18 points for the winners. Forward Nikos Angelopoulos (205-84) chipped in 8 points and 6 rebounds. AGOR's coach Stergios Koufos used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Power forward Vassilis Symtsak (204-81) produced 17 points for lost side. AGOR maintains fifth position with 6-4 record. Ikaros at the other side keeps the sixth place with five games lost. They share the position with Apollon Patras. AGOR are looking forward to face KAOD (#10) in Dramas in the next round where they are favorite. Ikaros will play on the road against Ilysiakos (#14) in Athens and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Athens: Panathinaikos (#4) and Panionios (#2). Panathinaikos (8-2) won against visiting Panionios (8-2) 75-61. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Panionios. Worth to mention a great performance of Gabonese forward Stephane Lasme (203-82, college: Massachusetts) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Dimitris Diamantidis contributed with 13 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. The former international guard Nikos Pappas (195-90, agency: FCM) replied with 18 points and 5 assists for Panionios. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Panathinaikos have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with PAOK and Panionios. Panathinaikos will play against Apollon Patras (#7) at home in the next round where they are favorite. Panionios will play against PAOK (#3) in Thessaloniki and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Undefeated leader Olympiacos delivered the tenth consecutive victory on Sunday night. This time they crushed 14th ranked Ilysiakos (1-9) 113-75 in Athens. Kostas Papanikolaou scored 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners. At the losing side Terrell Stoglin responded with 32 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Undefeated Olympiacos (10-0) have an impressive ten-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with a perfect record of 10 victories in a row. Ilysiakos lost ninth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with nine games lost. Olympiacos will meet Panelefsiniakos (#12) in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Ilysiakos will play against Ikaros in Kalitheas.
Peristeri GS (4-6) survived in overtime against Kolossos (4-6) by two points 91-89. Alekos Petroulas notched 17 points and 7 assists to lead the effort. Kolossos' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Peristeri GS moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Kolossos and KAOD. Peristeri GS's next round opponent will be Aris (#11) in Thessaloniki.
The game in Patra was also quite interesting. Second ranked Panionios (8-2) played at the court of 7th ranked Apollon Patras (5-5). Panionios managed to secure a 6-point victory 99-93 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Apollon Patras. Vladimir Jankovic fired a double-double by scoring 24 points and 16 rebounds for the winners. Panionios' coach Giannis Sferopoulos used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Panionios have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 8-2 record having just two points less than leader Olympiacos, which they share with Panathinaikos and PAOK. Newly promoted Apollon Patras dropped to the sixth place with five games lost. Panionios will face PAOK (#3) in Thessaloniki in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Apollon Patras will play on the road against the league's second-placed Panathinaikos in Athens.

Rest of the games of round 10 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Panathinaikos crushed Kavala in Athens 97-71. PAOK beat Panelefsiniakos at home 84-78. Aris lost to KAOD on the opponent's court 81-84.


Ikaros - AGOR 61-66

Let's start with guest AGOR's (#5) road victory over Ikaros (#6) 66-61 on Sunday evening. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 36-30 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Serbian guard Uros Duvnjak (190-86, agency: Beo Basket) fired 18 points for the winners. Forward Nikos Angelopoulos (205-84) chipped in 8 points and 6 rebounds. AGOR's coach Stergios Koufos used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Power forward Vassilis Symtsak (204-81) produced 17 points and Giannoulis Larentzakis (196-93, agency: FCM) added 13 points respectively for lost side. AGOR maintains fifth position with 6-4 record. Ikaros at the other side keeps the sixth place with five games lost. They share the position with Apollon Patras. AGOR are looking forward to face KAOD (#10) in Dramas in the next round where they are favorite. Ikaros will play on the road against Ilysiakos (#14) in Athens and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
AGOR: U.Duvnjak 18+3reb+1ast, B.Petway 10+5reb, P.Horne 9+3reb, M.Antonio Carter 9+2reb+1ast, N.Angelopoulos 8+6reb+2ast, A.Tsochlas 7+3reb+1ast
Ikaros: V.Symtsak 17+4reb+1ast, G.Larentzakis 13+3reb+3ast, D.Gibson 12+3reb+3ast, Z.Vrkic 8+2reb+3ast, M.Faye 5+9reb, M.Giannakidis 4+2reb
gschID: 203602


Apollon Patras - Panionios 93-99

The game in Patra was also quite interesting. Second ranked Panionios (8-2) played at the court of 7th ranked Apollon Patras (5-5). Panionios managed to secure a 6-point victory 99-93 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Apollon Patras. They outrebounded Apollon Patras 43-29 including a 35-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Apollon Patras was plagued by 31 personal fouls down the stretch. Naturalized Serbian forward Vladimir Jankovic (202-90, agency: FCM) fired a double-double by scoring 24 points and 16 rebounds for the winners. The former international guard Nikos Pappas (195-90, agency: FCM) chipped in 31 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Panionios' coach Giannis Sferopoulos used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Naturalized Serbian swingman Vladimir Petrovic-Stergiou (199-77, agency: BeoExcell) produced 23 points and 5 rebounds and American point guard Errick McCollum (185-88, college: Goshen, agency: Gross Zeev ISA) added 21 points respectively for lost side. Four Panionios and five Apollon Patras players scored in double figures. Panionios have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 8-2 record having just two points less than leader Olympiacos, which they share with Panathinaikos and PAOK. Newly promoted Apollon Patras dropped to the sixth place with five games lost. Panionios will face PAOK (#3) in Thessaloniki in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Apollon Patras will play on the road against the league's second-placed Panathinaikos in Athens.
Top scorers:
Panionios: N.Pappas 31+5reb+4ast, V.Jankovic 24+16reb+2ast, M.Batis 16+5reb+2ast, C.Booker 11+3reb+1ast, L.Milbourne 6+5reb+1ast, V.Kavvadas 4+2reb
Apollon Patras: V.Petrovic-Stergiou 23+5reb+1ast, E.McCollum 21+4reb+1ast, K.Grant 19+3reb, N.Argyropoylos 11+2reb, I.Lianos 11+7reb+2ast, L.Turner 4+4reb
gschID: 203605


Olympiacos - Ilysiakos 113-75

Undefeated leader Olympiacos delivered the tenth consecutive victory on Sunday night. This time they crushed 14th ranked Ilysiakos (1-9) 113-75 in Athens. 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 74 of its points in the paint compared to Ilysiakos' 44. They outrebounded Ilysiakos 39-28 including a 33-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. Olympiacos looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Ilysiakos' players. International forward Kostas Papanikolaou (206-90) scored 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and the former international forward Georgios Printezis (206-85, agency: FCM) chipped in 24 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. Five Olympiacos players scored in double figures. At the losing side American point guard Terrell Stoglin (185-91, college: Maryland) responded with 32 points and his fellow American import forward Andrew Jones (208-87, college: Penn St.) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points and 16 rebounds. 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 (10-0) have an impressive ten-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with a perfect record of 10 victories in a row. Ilysiakos lost ninth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with nine games lost. Olympiacos will meet Panelefsiniakos (#12) in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Ilysiakos will play against Ikaros in Kalitheas.
Top scorers:
Olympiacos: G.Printezis 24+5reb, K.Papanikolaou 18+8reb+7ast, M.Gecevicius 17+3reb, J.Powell 14+2reb, K.Sloukas 13+2reb+8ast, K.Hines 9+2reb+1ast
Ilysiakos: T.Stoglin 32+2ast, A.Jones 13+16reb+1ast, P.Dorkofikis 12+1reb+2ast, A.Antonakis 7, G.Apostolidis 5+2reb+3ast, D.Arapis 2+3reb+2ast
gschID: 203603


Peristeri GS - Kolossos 91-89 OT

Peristeri GS (4-6) survived in overtime against Kolossos (4-6) by two points 91-89. The hosts were tied after three quarters and then recorded another tie at the end of regular time. They eventually won an overtime period 13-11. 28 personal fouls committed by Kolossos helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Alekos Petroulas (202-78) notched 17 points and 7 assists to lead the effort and point guard Nontas Papantoniou (190-90) supported him with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Five Peristeri GS players scored in double figures. Even 20 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists by American point guard Marcus Hatten (186-80, college: St.John's) did not help to save the game for Kolossos. His fellow American import center LaRon Dendy (205-88, college: Middle Tenn.St., agency: David Lee services) added 20 points and 8 rebounds for lost side. Kolossos' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Peristeri GS moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Kolossos and KAOD. Peristeri GS's next round opponent will be Aris (#11) in Thessaloniki.
Top scorers:
Peristeri GS: A.Petroulas 17+4reb+7ast, D.Thorne 16+6reb+2ast, N.Papantoniou 15+6reb+5ast, D.Williams 12+7reb, D.Kompodietas 12+3reb+1ast, A.Kanonidis 11+3reb
Kolossos: M.Hatten 20+6reb+8ast, L.Dendy 20+8reb+2ast, G.Kalambokis 18+2reb+1ast, D.Tsaldaris 9+2reb+3ast, K.Langford 6+4reb+2ast, M.Koukoulas 6+1reb
gschID: 203600


Kavala - Panathinaikos 71-97

There was no surprise when 12th ranked Kavala (2-8) was crushed at home by fourth ranked Panathinaikos (8-2) 97-71 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Panathinaikos. Kavala was better in fourth quarter 23-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Panathinaikos dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Kavala's 34. They outrebounded Kavala 42-11 including a 16-5 advantage in offensive rebounds. Panathinaikos looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The former international forward Kostas Tsartsaris (209-79) fired 14 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists (perfect from the field making all six shots) for the winners. International swingman Michael Bramos (197-87, college: Miami, OH) chipped in 22 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). Coach Argiris Pedoulakis's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play all 12 players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. American point guard Anthony Grundy (189-79, college: N.Carolina St.) produced 18 points, 6 assists and 4 steals and naturalized American center Steve Panos (206-88, college: Weber St.) added 14 points respectively for lost side. Four Kavala players scored in double figures. Panathinaikos have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with PAOK and Panionios. Loser Kavala keeps the twelfth position with eight games lost. Panathinaikos will face Apollon Patras (#7) at home in the next round where they are favorite. Kavala will play against Kolossos (#8) in Rodou.
Top scorers:
Panathinaikos: M.Bramos 22+3reb+1ast, K.Tsartsaris 14+9reb+4ast, H.Giannopoulos 13+3reb, M.Banks 12+2reb+1ast, A.Panko 10+6reb+2ast, S.Lasme 9+6reb+2ast
Kavala: A.Grundy 18+1reb+6ast, S.Panos 14+3reb, W.Coleman 13+2reb+1ast, Y.Gagaloudis 10+1reb+4ast, C.Stefanidis 9+1reb+3ast, N.Mitrovic 5+1reb+2ast
gschID: 203601


PAOK - Panelefsiniakos 84-78

No shocking result in a game in Thessaloniki where third ranked PAOK (8-2) defeated 12th ranked Panelefsiniakos (2-8) 84-78 on Saturday. However just six-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 6-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 84-78. PAOK made 21-of-27 free shots (77.8 percent) during the game. Power forward Mihalis Tsairelis (207-88) fired 16 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American-Irish guard Donnie McGrath (193-84, college: Providence) chipped in 17 points and 4 assists. point guard Nikos Liakopoulos (189-83, agency: FCM) produced 19 points and 6 assists and forward Nikolaos Papanikolaou (209-85) added 14 points respectively for lost side. Five PAOK and four Panelefsiniakos players scored in double figures. Panelefsiniakos' coach Giorgos Skarafingas tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. PAOK have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Panathinaikos and Panionios. Panelefsiniakos lost fourth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the twelfth position with eight games lost. PAOK will face Panionios (#4) in Athens in the next round. Panelefsiniakos will play at home against the league's leader Olympiacos (#1) in Athens.
Top scorers:
PAOK: D.McGrath 17+2reb+4ast, K.Haralampidis 17+3reb+3ast, M.Tsairelis 16+6reb+1ast, E.Margaritis 11+6reb+2ast, L.Papadopoulos 10+7reb+2ast, D.Haritopoulos 6+1reb
Panelefsiniakos: N.Liakopoulos 19+4reb+6ast, N.Papanikolaou 14+4reb+1ast, G.Tsiakos 11+7reb+1ast, N.Papanikolopoulos 10+2reb+4ast, H.Kamp 9+3reb, C.Deligiannis 6+1reb
gschID: 203604


KAOD - Aris 84-81

Everything could happen in Dramas at the game between two tied teams. Both eleventh ranked KAOD and 10th ranked Aris had identical 3-6 record. This time KAOD used a home court advantage and edged the opponent from Thessaloniki 84-81 on Saturday night. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 24-13. But Aris won second period 30-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. KAOD made 18-of-22 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game. Aris was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. American guard Preston Knowles (185-89, college: Louisville) fired 17 points and 4 assists for the winners. Center Kostas Kakaroudis (204-83) chipped in 15 points. Bosnian guard Muhamed Pasalic (192-87) produced 21 points and forward Antonis Asimakopoulos (203-76) added 15 points and 5 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. KAOD (4-6) moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Peristeri GS and Kolossos. Loser Aris dropped to the eleventh position with seven games lost. KAOD will face higher ranked AGOR (#5) in Rethymno in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aris will play at home against Peristeri GS (#9) in Athens and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
KAOD: P.Knowles 17+4reb+4ast, D.Borovnjak 16+2reb, K.Kakaroudis 15+4reb+1ast, L.Dale 14+2reb+4ast, G.Michel 9+10reb, E.Bavcic 4+4reb
Aris: M.Pasalic 21+4reb+3ast, A.Asimakopoulos 15+5reb+1ast, K.Charissis 12+3reb+2ast, S.Karapostolou 12+1reb+4ast, M.Pelekanos 7+4reb+3ast, D.Verginis 5
gschID: 203599


Round 9
Panathinaikos - Panionios 75-61

Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Athens: Panathinaikos (#4) and Panionios (#2). Panathinaikos (8-2) won against visiting Panionios (8-2) 75-61. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Panionios. The game was mostly controlled by Panathinaikos. Panionios was better in third quarter 19-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Panionios 40-21 including a 28-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Panionios was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of Gabonese forward Stephane Lasme (203-82, college: Massachusetts) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. The former international guard Dimitris Diamantidis (196-80) contributed with 13 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. The former international guard Nikos Pappas (195-90, agency: FCM) replied with 18 points and 5 assists and naturalized Serbian forward Vladimir Jankovic (202-90, agency: FCM) added 14 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Panionios. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Panathinaikos have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with PAOK and Panionios. Panathinaikos will play against Apollon Patras (#7) at home in the next round where they are favorite. Panionios will play against PAOK (#3) in Thessaloniki and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Panathinaikos: S.Lasme 20+10reb, D.Diamantidis 13+7reb+8ast, M.Banks 10+4reb, M.Bramos 8+3reb+1ast, K.Tsartsaris 8+5reb+2ast, J.Maciulis 7+5reb+2ast
Panionios: N.Pappas 18+4reb+5ast, V.Jankovic 14+5reb+2ast, I.Athineou 8, L.Milbourne 7+7reb, C.Booker 4+3reb+1ast, W.Keys 3+2ast
gschID: 230035


  




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