-- Historic Victory for Kymis Over PAOK, Wins for AEK & Aris --
GREEK A1 BASKET LEAGUE - ROUND 9
|Date||Home Team||Score||Away Team|
|3-Dec-16||Apollon Patras||74 - 65||Doxa Lefkadas|
|3-Dec-16||Aris||84 - 60||Kolossos|
|3-Dec-16||Kymi||93 - 82||PAOK|
|3-Dec-16||AEK||89 - 75||Koroivos|
|3-Dec-16||Rethymno||104 - 97 (OT)||Prometheus|
Kymi celebrated the biggest win in their club's history after defeating PAOK 93-82 in Chalkida. AEK and Aris each recorded comfortable victories over Koroivos and Kolossos Rodou while Apollon Patras and Rethymno continued their impressive records at home.
Kymi celebrated the biggest victory in their club’s history after their 93-82 win over PAOK. Kymis built a 12-point lead in the first half, but an 11-0 run from PAOK in the third quarter put the Dikefalos tou Vora 6-points ahead of their opponents. However, the team from Chalkida had a tremendous final 15 minutes to regain their double digit lead and come away with the victory. After nine games, Kymis move up to 4-5 while PAOK sit with a 5-4 record just barely in the top 6 of the Basket League standings. Highlights can be found here...
AEK bounced back after last week’s loss to Olympiacos by comfortably defeating Koroivos 89-75 at the OAKA Nick Galis Stadium. Ivanovic put on a great performance by scoring 19-points and proving a worthy replacement for Dixon, who was in an accident and ruled out for the game. Mavroeidis and Milosevic added 16 and 15 points, respectively, as AEK moved to 8-1 for the season. Koroivos remain at the bottom of the standings with only two wins from nine games.
Aris put on a solid performance in Thessaloniki against Kolossos Rodou coming away with a large 84-60 victory. Dragicevic led the hosts with 21-points as Aris recorded their 5th win of the season. Releford’s 16-points for the visitors was not enough and they moved below 0.500 with a 4-5 record. Highlights can be found here...
Rethymno remained undefeated at home this season after a tough 104-97 overtime victory against Prometheus. Normal regulation ended in an 89-89 tie and in the overtime period the hosts seemed more confident as a 9-0 run ultimately gave them the victory. Arnold led Rethymno with 21-points and Kravic added 20-points while each player in Rethymno’s starting five finished the game in double digits. Clark was terrific for the visitors, scoring 27-points. Rethymno maintains their place in the top 5 with a 5-4 record as Prometheus falls below 0.500 with a 4-5 record.
Apollon Patras came away with another victory at home this season, defeating Doxa Lefkadas 74-65. The hosts had complete control of the game on all fronts and jumped ahead of their opponents in the league standings with a 3-6 record. The “new boys” from Lefkada sit with only two wins from nine matches. Highlights can be found here...