Olympiacos Stay on Pace for First Place

-- Olympiacos Stay on Pace for First Place --
 

GREEK BASKET LEAGUE - ROUND 18

Olympiacos 69 - 55 Aris
(20 - 9)
(40 - 21)
(54 - 41)
(69 - 55)

Olympiacos recorded another comfortable win in yet another derby this season by defeating Aris 69-55 at the Peace and Friendship Stadium.

Olympiacos stayed on pace to claim first place in the Greek Basket League regular season after defeating Aris 69-55 in the Round 18 derby. The hosts were not troubled by the Kitrinomavri as they took a double digit lead in the first quarter (20-9) and a late 18-2 run in the second quarter, gave Olympiacos a decisive 40-21 advantage at halftime.

In the second half, Olympiacos maintained their double digit lead and celebrated the victory to increase their record to 16-1 in this year's Basket League.

Green led the Erythrolefki with 16-points while Mantzaris added 11 points. Kavvadas led Aris with 13 points.

Olympiacos remain first in the standings, holding the tiebreaker advantage over their rivals, Panathinaikos (blew out Doxa Lefkadas 90-61), who also have a 16-1 record.

 
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