Calathes sinks Zalgiris with OT buzzer-beater

Calathes sinks Zalgiris with OT buzzer-beater
 

EUROLEAGUE REGULAR SEASON - ROUND 20

Panathinaikos 94 - 93 (OT) Zalgiris
(29 - 17)
(47 - 37)
(59 - 58)
(83 - 83)
(94 - 93)

A Nikos Calathes buzzer-beater sealed a dramatic overtime win for Panathinaikos over Zalgiris Kaunas in the EuroLeague on Thursday night…

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Nikos Calathes came through clutch again as he lifted Panathinaikos to a thrilling 94-93 overtime win over Zalgiris Kaunas in the EuroLeague on Thursday night at OAKA.
 
Kevin Pangos had given Zalgiris a 93-92 lead with 4.7 seconds left in overtime, but Calathes led Panathinaikos back up the court before driving to the basket and stealing the win with a lay-up at the buzzer.
 
Calathes had a near triple-double on the night with 14 points, 8 rebounds, and 9 assists as he co-led Panathinaikos scorers along with Marcus Denmon and Lukas Lekavicius who each chipped-in 14 points.
 
Pangos was the architect for Zalgiris with 14 points and 8 assists on the night, though it was Antanas Kavaliauskas who led the Lithuanian side with 21 points.
 
With a level record with their Lithuanian adversaries heading into the night, Panathinaikos are now a game clear of Zalgiris with a 13-7 record – joining Real Madrid in a tie for fourth place.
 
Zalgiris remain in the play-off picture as they continue to hold down sixth place, though the Lithuanian giants will look to improve on their 12-8 record when Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv visits Kaunas – one day before Panathinaikos travel to Germany to take on Brose Bamberg.


HIGHLIGHTS: PANATHINAIKOS - ZALGIRIS

 
by Peter Katsiris
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