Τετάρτη, 23 Απριλίου 2014

PAOK beat Aries Trikala in friendly game

PAOK hosted and defeated Aries Trikala in a friendly game that took place in Thessaloniki during Easter break. The game lasted for 50 minutes so that both teams had the chance to try things. PAOK had a 17 points lead (40-23) in first half but the half time finished with equal score, 40-40. In third quarter Aries Trikala took the lead by 40-45 but PAOK balanced the game at 52-52 and then took back the lead and won the game by 83-71. In the fifth extra quarter PAOK used bench players but kept its lead and the final score after 50 minutes was 99-80. 

Aris player Laretzakis being evicted

The club of Aris Thessaloniki is in a terrible economical situation. The club was not allowed to make transfers in this season but the problems are getting worse. Giannoulis Laretzakis, a young promising Greek player, has being evicted due to unpaid rents. Laretzakis has moved to Zisis Sarikopoulos's house and will stay with his teammate until the end of the season.

Τρίτη, 22 Απριλίου 2014

CKSA Moscow beat Panathinaikos for Euroleague Play Offs round 2

CKSA Moscow hosted and defeated Panathinaikos for Euroleague Play Offs round 2. The second victory of CSKA was much easier than the first one. The 51 points that Panathinaikos scored was a record low for the team in Euroleague. Another negative record for Panathinaikos in the Euroleague broke in this game with the 26 points difference that the team lost. For Panathinaikos only Ukić had two digits score while Dimitris Diamantidis didn't score in the game. Sonny Weems scored 23 points and Micov scored 12 points. Victor Khryapa had 11 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 points. CSKA Moscow doubled its victories against Panathinaikos for Euroleague Play Offs.
Quarters' scores: 21-19, 39-25, 50-39, 77-51.

CSKA Moscow: Micov 12, Fridzon 7, Jackson 4,  Pargo 2, Krstic 10, Weems 23, Vorontsevich 9, Kaun 2, Khryapa 4, Hines 4.
Panathinaikos Athens: Bramos 4, Curry 2, Batiste 2, Fotsis 3, Ukić 15, Lasme 4, Mavrokefalidis 8, Diamantidis, Gist 6, Pappas, Maciulis 5, Wright 2.

Πέμπτη, 17 Απριλίου 2014

Real Madrid beat Olympiacos for Euroleague Play Offs round 2

Real Madrid hosted and beat Olympiacos for Euroleague Play Offs round 2. Real Madrid doubled its victories against Olympiacos for Euroleague Play Offs and is one victory away from eliminating the Euroleague back to back champion. The former player of Olympiacos, Giannis Bourousis, was the best player with a double double, 19 points and 10 rebounds. Rudy Fernadez had 15 points and 6 rebounds. For Olympiacos Vasilis Spanoulis had 18 points and 5 rebounds, Bryant Dunston had 12 points and 9 rebounds and Matt Lojeski had 13 points. Next game in Piraeus Greece where Olympaicos will have to win two games in a row in order to play again in Madrid.
Quarters' scores: 30-23, 53-44, 70-62, 82-77.

Real Madrid: Fernandez 15, Barreiro, Martin, Reyes 8, Diez, Mirotic 14, Rodriquez 11, Darden 2, Llull 11, Bourousis 19, Slaughter 2, Mejri.
Olympiacos: Petway 12, Shermandini, Dunston 12, Spanoulis 18, Papapetrou 4, Sloukas 3, Collins 3, Simmons, Printezis 10, Mantzaris 2, Katsivelis, Lojeski 13.

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.