Olympiacos Clinches Playoff Home Court Advantage

greek a1 basket league - round 26

Olympiacos 95 - 59 Rethymno

In the final regular season game for the A1 Basket League, Olympiacos easily defeated Rethymno 95-59 to clinch first place in the regular season and home court advantage for the playoffs. The two teams will meet in the first round of the playoffs with the series starting next Wednesday. 

Olympiacos had an easy night against Rethymno recording a 95-59 win over the Cretan side at the S.E.F. Stadium. The home side only struggled in the second quarter when their 18 point lead was reduced to seven, but were able to bounce back and take up to a 37 point lead near the end of the game. The win gives Olympiacos home court advantage throughout the playoffs for the 5th time in the last 6 seasons. With the loss, Rethymno finishes in 8th place for the regular season and will play 1st placed Olympiacos in the first round of the playoffs. The first game is scheduled for next Wednesday at the S.E.F. Stadium.




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