-- PAOK Take Second Derby Over Aris --
GREEK A1 BASKET LEAGUE - ROUND 16
|PAOK||62 - 58||Aris|
For the second time this season, PAOK defeated their big rivals Aris 62-58. The win gives PAOK an advantage for fourth place in the standings.
As expected it was another exciting match between the Thessaloniki rivals, PAOK and Aris, as the game came down to the wire. Despite going 0/20 from behind the arch, PAOK came away with a narrow 62-58 victory. The hosts took full advantage of the free throw line going 18/22 while Aris was sent to the line only 12 times (9/12).
Margaritis was the best player for PAOK with 15 points and 8 rebounds while Peiners finished the game with 13 points. Jenkins was Aris’ leading scorer with 12 points.
PAOK’s second win over Aris now gives the Dikefalos tou Vora an advantage for fourth place in the standings (hold the head-to-head tiebreaker) as the two teams have the same record (along with Kolossos)