Nightmare Start for Panathinaikos

euroleague - playoffs (game 1)

Laboral Kutxa 84 - 68 Panathinaikos

A nightmare start for Panathinaikos in the Euroleague Playoffs losing to Laboral Kutxa 84-68 in Spain. The home side had an easy night with Panathinaikos falling behind in the game early. Laboral leads the series 1-0 and will host Panathinaikos two days from now for game 2. 

Panathinaikos was in the game for only one quarter as they fell behind by double digits in the second quarter. Laboral was able to take up to a 22 point lead (64-42) cruising to an easy victory in Game 1. Raduljica was the best player for the Greeks with 21 points followed by Haynes with 11 points. The Greens will look for a better showing in Game 2 in hopes of returning to Athens with an important away win.

 

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