Πέμπτη, 17 Απριλίου 2014

CSKA beat Panathinaikos in overtime for Euroleague Play Offs round 1

CSKA Moscow hosted and beat Panathinaikos Athens for Euroleague Play Offs round 1. The home team was leading the game in the first half but Panathinaikos balanced the game and took the lead in the last quarter. Panathinaikos couldn't win the game and Diamantidis didn't score in the last offense so the game went to over time. In over time Panathinaikos didn't score again in the last offense and lost a tight game and the chance to break CSKA's advantage.
Quarters' scores: 21-14, 40-33, 58-56, 72-72. Over time: 77-74

CSKA Moscow: Micov 2, Fridzon 10, Jackson 5,  Pargo 1, Krstic 5, Weems 21, Vorontsevich, Kaun 1, Khryapa 17, Hines 15
Panathinaikos Athens:  Bramos, Curry 3, Batiste, Fotsis 6, Ukic 2, Lasme 14, Mavrokefalidis 4, Diamantidis 10, Gist 9, Maciulis 14, Wright 12.

Τετάρτη, 16 Απριλίου 2014

Real Madrid beat Olympiacos for Euroleague Play Offs round 1

Real Madrid hosted and beat Olympiacos for Euroleague Play Offs round 1. Real Madrid started better than Olympiacos and took the lead by 27-12 in the first quarter. Olympiacos lowered the difference with its captain and leader Vasilis Spanoulis but could only fight until the score 50-46. Real Madrid won the game by a broad difference and made the first step to qualify in the Final Four. For Real Madrid Rudy Fernadez had 20 points, Sergio Llull had 12 points and the ex-Olympiacos player Giannis Bourousis had 6 points and 7 rebounds. For Olympiacos Vasilis Spanoulis had 18 points but besides him only Giorgos Printezis also finished the game with two digits score.
Quarters' scores: 27-12, 48-41, 70-56, 88-71.

Real Madrid: Draper, Fernandez 20, Reyes 9, Diez 2, Mirotic 15, Rodriquez 12, Darden 7, Llull 12, Bourousis 6, Slaughter 2, Mejri 3.
Olympiacos: Petway 6, Shermandini 5, Dunston 6, Spanoulis 18, Perperoglou 2, Papapetrou 2, Sloukas 7, Simmons 8, Printezis 10, Mantzaris 5, Lojeski 2.

Κυριακή, 13 Απριλίου 2014

Nea Kifisia released Darrius Garrett

Nea Kifisia released Darrius Garrett. Nea Kifisia is the surprise team of the Greek Basket League 2013-2014 and Garrett is one of its key players, but the team decided to release the player due to a disciplinary offense. Garrett played 23 games with AENK in the Greek League and had 6.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.2 turnovers per game in average.

Παρασκευή, 11 Απριλίου 2014

Greek League 25th day fixtures and results

Greek Basket League 25th day fixtures and results

Thursday 24th April 2014
18:00 Panionios - Apollon Patras
18:00 KAOD - Panelefsiniakos
18:00 Ilisiakos - PAOK
18:00 Aris - Aries Trikala
18:00 Ikaros Chalkidas - Kolossos Rodou
Tuesday 29th April 2014
17:00 Nea Kifisia - Olympiacos
19:15 Panathinaikos - Rethymno Aegean

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Spain Group B Greece schedule

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Spain
Group Sevilla. All games will take place at Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo.
30 August 21:00 Greece - Senegal
31 August 21:00 Philippines- Greece
1 September 21:00 Puerto Rico - Greece
2 September Day off
3 September 21:00 Greece - Croatia
4 September 23:00 Argentina - Greece

Πέμπτη, 10 Απριλίου 2014

Olympiacos beat Panathinaikos for Euroleague Top 16

Olympiacos hosted and defeated Panathinaikos for Euroleague Top 16. Both Greek teams had qualified in the next round but the winner would finish third and the loser fourth in the group. Olympiacos started with a 10-3 run but Panathinaikos replied with a 10-0 run and took the lead in score. With better defense Panathinaikos kept the difference in the second quarter that reached 10 points, 19-29, in the 15th minute. Matt Lojeski with four points in a row lowered the difference to six points. Panathinaikos with two goal-fouls created a difference of 11 points but Stratos Perperoglou was the last to score in the first half with a three pointer. Olympiacos was 8 points behind in the first half since the team had many missed three pointers, 3/13, and 2/6 free throws. 7 points for Matt Lojeski and Bryant Dunston  in the first half, while Brent Petway had 5 rebounds. For Panathinaikos Loukas Mavrokefalidis had 10 points in the first half. Diamantidis had 3 assists but no points in the first half and Spanoulis had 2 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist.
In the second half Panathinaikos started with 12 points lead, 29-41, but Olympiacos counter attacked and with a 12-0 run balanced the game, 41-41, in the 27th minute. With a free throw from Bryant Dunston Olympiacos took the lead, 42-41, after a long time but in the next play Dunston made his third foul and Loukas Mavrokefalidis balanced the game 42-42. Olympiacos improved in three pointers but with poor accuracy in the free throws couldn't maintain the lead. Fourth quarter started with a turnover by Spanoulis and a three pointer by Ramel Curry. Dimitris Diamantidis scored his first points with free throws in the 36th minute, giving his team six points lead, 56-62. Olympiacos missed two shots but took the offensive rebounds and with Kostas Sloukas scoring a three pointer lowered the difference to 3 points, 59-62. Dunston and Curry scored and missed one free throw each making the score 60-63. Mantzaris missed a three pointer, Bramos missed a two pointer before Kostas Sloukas equalized the score, 63-63. Diamantidis made his fifth turnover giving Olympiacos the advantage. Vasilis Spanoulis scored and made the score 65-63 just 23 seconds before the end. Loukas Mavrokefalidis with a dunk equalized the score for one more time with 4 seconds remaining. Vasilis Spanoulis scored a three pointer in the end and gave his team 3 points lead and only 0.8 seconds left for Panathinaikos. Panathinaikos made a turnover in the last ball, Sloukas made the steal and Olympiacos won by three points, 68-65.
Quarters' scores: 12-16, 29-37, 46-48, 68-65.

Olympiacos: Petway 7, Shermandini 2, Dunston 12, Spanoulis 9, Perperoglou 3, Papapetrou 5, Sloukas 12, Collins, Simmons, Mantzaris 11, Katsivelis, Lojeski 7.
Panathinaikos: Bramos 3, Curry 10, Batiste 4, Fotsis 5, Ukic 6, Lasme, Mavrokefalidis 17, Diamantidis 2, Gist 6, Pappas, Maciulis 4, Wright 8.