PAOK Escape Again, Comfortable Win for Aris

-- PAOK Escape Again, Comfortable win for Aris --
 

GREEK BASKET LEAGUE - ROUND 10

Date Home Team Score Away Team
10-Dec-16 Doxa Lefkadas 63 - 64 Lavrio
10-Dec-16 Kolossos 71 - 59 Apollon Patras
10-Dec-16 Aris 85 - 72 Kymi
10-Dec-16 Prometheus 73 - 75 (OT) PAOK
10-Dec-16 Koroivos 87 - 76 Trikala

PAOK prevailed in overtime away to Prometheus while Aris recorded a comfortable victory over Kymis. Kolossos Rodou, Koroivos, and Lavrio recorded big victories over Apollon Patras, Trikala, and Doxa Lefkadas in the fight to avoid relegation.

PAOK escaped with another win in this year’s Basket League, defeating Prometheus in overtime 73-75. PAOK took a big lead in the first quarter, but Prometheus turned things around quickly and led for most of the game. PAOK came back late in the fourth quarter after falling behind by 10 points and sent the game into overtime (64-64). In the extra period, Bryant led PAOK to their sixth win of the season while Prometheus moved to 0.500 at 5-5. Highlights can be found here...

Aris recorded three straight wins for the first time this season after defeating Kymis 85-72 at the Nick Galis Hall in Thessaloniki. Aris was not impressive in today’s game but they were never threatened by Kymis as they moved to 6-4 for the season. Dragicevic led the Kitrinomavri with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Tountziarakis finished with a double-double (15 points and 12 rebounds) for Kymis, but it was not enough as his side moved to 4-6 after ten games. Highlights can be found here...

Big shots from behind the arch near the end of the game gave Kolossos Rodou a 71-59 victory over Apollon Patras. Five Kolossos players reached double digit points, giving their side their fifth win of the season (5-5). Apollon Patras remains only one win away from the relegation zone with a 3-7 record. Highlights can be found here...

Lavrio won their first game on the road this season by defeating Doxa Lefkadas 63-64 in a suspenseful game. With the exception of the third quarter, the visitors were the better side and despite the close score, had control of the result. Bolds led Lavrio with 22-points leading them to an important victory as they battle to avoid the drop (3-7 record). Doxa Lefkadas move to the bottom of the table (tied with Trikala) with a 2-8 record. Highlights can be found here...

Koroivos earned their second consecutive victory at home as they went on to defeat Trikala 87-76. Koroivos had a comfortable lead for most of the game and increased their record to 3-7. As for Trikala, they are now 2-8 and sit in last place along with Doxa Lefkadas. Highlights can be found here...

 
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