Panathinaikos Survive in Patra...Trikala Thrash Aris

-- Panathinaikos Survive in Patra...Trikala Thrash Aris --
 

GREEK BASKET LEAGUE - ROUND 14

Date Home Team Score Away Team
21-Jan-17 Rethymno 77 - 83 Kolossos
21-Jan-17 Trikala 78 - 62 Aris
21-Jan-17 PAOK 84 - 67 Doxa Lefkadas
21-Jan-17 Kymi 81 - 86 Lavrio
21-Jan-17 AEK 88 - 69 Apollon Patras
21-Jan-17 Prometheus 69 - 72 Panathinaikos

Panathinaikos came away with a nail biting victory over Prometheus while Aris was handed a heavy defeat by Trikala. Aris and PAOK were both victorious while Kolossos Rodou made a big step in their fight for the playoffs. 

Panathinaikos “survived” in Patra against Prometheus, coming away with a nail biting 69-72 victory. James and Pappas led the Prasini to a fourth-quarter rally, recording their 13th win of the season. Bourousis was the leading scorer for the visitors with 20-points. Highlights can be found here...

Unlike Panathinaikos, AEK came away with an easy 88-69 victory against Apollon Patras. The Kitrinomavri were without many of their starters, however Ukic and Tsalbouris led the Enosis with 18 and 15 points, respectively. The win keeps AEK in third place with an 11-3 record while Apollon Patras remain near the relegation zone with 4 wins (4-10).

Trikala came away with a rather shocking blowout victory over Aris. The Thessaly club defeated the Kitrinomavri 78-62,  earning their third straight win in league play. Aris, who defeated AEK over the weekend in the Greek Cup, were only in the game for the first 10 minutes. Trikala move out of the relegation zone with a 5-9 record while Aris are tied for fourth with Kolossos Rodou and PAOK (8-6). Highlights can be found here...

A strong fourth-quarter from PAOK was enough to see them passed Doxa Lefkadas 84-67 in their round 14 encounter. The Dikefalos tou Vora struggled against the islanders, but in the end increased their record to 8-6, tied for 4th (Aris, Kolossos). Doxa Lefkadas remain bottom of the table with a 3-11 record. Highlights can be found here...

Kolossos Rodou got revenge over Rethymno from round one, by defeating the Cretan club 77-83. Releford and Ahonen lead the visitors with 17 points each as the win moves Kolossos closer to a playoff spot at the end of the season. Kolossos are currently tied for fourth place (Aris, PAOK) with an 8-5 record while Rethymno fall to 6-8. Highlights can be found here...

Two clutch three pointers from Punter and Nixon helped Lavrio earn their second road win this season, by defeating Kymi 81-86. The visitors were ahead for most of the game as they increased their record to 5-9, tied with Kymi. The win gives Lavrio some breathing room from the relegation zone. Highlights can be found here...

 
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