Aris +48...Kolossos Pull Ahead of PAOK

-- Aris +48...Kolossos Pull Ahead of PAOK --
 

GREEK BASKET LEAGUE - ROUND 15

Date Home Team Score Away Team
28-Jan-17 Aris 98 - 50 Rethymno
28-Jan-17 Kolossos 73 - 68 PAOK
28-Jan-17 Lavrio 84 - 87 AEK
28-Jan-17 Doxa Lefkadas 73 - 79 Prometheus
28-Jan-17 Apollon Patras 68 - 73 Trikala
28-Jan-17 Koroivos 94 - 64 Kymi

Aris blew out Rethymno by 48 points as Kolossos upset PAOK in Rodos. AEK scuffed out a win in Lavrio while Koroivos, Trikala, and Prometheus were victorious on Saturday.

Aris put an end to their bad string of results as they DOMINATED Rethymno in their 98-50 victory in Thessaloniki. Aris took control of the game early on and increased their lead to 17 points at the end of the first quarter (23-6). As the game wore on the hosts continued to pull further ahead in the score, recording an impressive 48-point win in the end. Aris remain in fourth place tied with Kolossos on a 9-6 record while Rethymno move down to 6-9.  Highlights can be found here...

Despite PAOK maintaining the lead for 36 minutes, Kolossos Rodou pulled off the big upset by coming away with a 73-68 victory. PAOK took a 13 point lead into halftime, but a late rally led by Releford (15 points) and Hall (28 points) gave Kolossos an important win in their fight for a playoff spot. The victory brings Kolossos’ record to 9-6, tied with Aris in fourth place while the Dikefalos tou Vora drop to sixth with an 8-7 record.  Highlights can be found here...

AEK had to fight for their 12th victory of the season in the Greek Basket League after a very close encounter away to Lavrio. Although AEK had many key players missing in today’s match, Ukic (16 points), Larentzakis (19 points), and Dixon (17 points) led AEK’s charge to victory in the end. AEK sit comfortably in third place as Lavrio sit just above the relegation zone with a 5-10 record.  Highlights can be found here...

Five players scored a total of 92 points for Koroivos as they blew out Kymi 94-64. The win brings Koroivos out of the relegation zone with a 5-10 record, now tied with Kymi.  Highlights can be found here...

Trikala took a big step towards safety after their 68-73 win on the road against Apollon Patras. The result pushes Trikala into a playoff spot while Apollon Patras are now second from bottom in the relegation zone.  Highlights can be found here...

Prometheus celebrated their first win in six games as they defeated bottom of the table Doxa Lefkadas 73-79. Lefkada are on pace for relegation with only 3 wins from 15 games while Prometheus gain some breathing room from the drop zone with a 5-10 record.  Highlights can be found here...

 
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