Saturday, October 19, 2013

Olympiacos wins Unicaja Malaga for Euroleague premiere

Olympiacos Piraeus, the Euroleague back to back champions, hosted and defeated Unicaja Malaga for the first day of Euroleague 2013-2014. Starting five for Olympiacos Spanoulis, Perperoglou, Simmons, Printezis, Mantzaris. Starting five for Unicaja Malaga Suarez, Granger, Dragic, Hettsheimeir, Caner-Medley. Giorgos Printezis scored the first points of the Greek team. Jayson Granger started the game with an unsportsmanlike foul on Vasilis Spanoulis. Unicaja Malaga ran a 8-0 score and from 6-6 led the game to 6-14. Dragic and Hettsheimeir had a good first quarter but then the second disappeared. Sloukas and Spanoulis with three pointers finished the first quarter with score 18-22. Unicaja Malaga was leading the score for 30 minutes but when the fourth quarter started Olympiacos had a burst and in the end won the game by 8 points, 69-61. Statistics highlights the 21 assists of Olympiacos and the fact that both teams had better accuracy in three pointers than two points shots. Quarters' scores: 18-22, 26-33, 44-45, 69-61
Play of the night by Petway, Olympiacos.

Olympiacos: Petway 13, Law, Dunston 3, Spanoulis 13, Perperoglou 4, Sloukas 8, Simmons 4, Printezis 9, Agravanis, Mantzaris 3, Katsivelis, Lojeski 12. 
Unicaja Malaga: Conde, Sabonis 2, Vidal 2, Calloway 3, Suarez 8, Granger 4, Vazquez 12, Kuzminskas, Dragic 12, Hettsheimeir 8, Caner-Medley 9, Stimac 1.

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