Thursday, December 5, 2013

Olympiacos defeated Bayern Munich for Euroleague

Bayern Munich hosted Olympiacos for Euroleague. The Euroleague champions made their eighth straight victory in the Euroleague. Olympiacos was the second team, with Real Madrid, to be undefeated in the Euroleague and the German team has troubled with champions in the first game. This was the Euroleague debut for Vasilis Kavadas, who signed with Olympiacos few days before the game. Olympiacos had 8/14 three pointers in the first half and with a 10-0 run in the last minutes finished the first half with 9 points difference. Bayen Munich equalized the score couple times in the second quarter and counter attacked in the third quarter taking the lead with 70-67. At that point Stratos Peperoglou with six points in a row kept Olympiacos close in score. Stratos Peperoglou with 6/6 two pointer and Vasilis Spanoulis with 4/5 three pointers were the leader of Olympiacos in the third crucial quarter. Fourth quarter started with two three pointers from the young Greek players of Olympiacos, Sloukas and Mantzaris. Two minutes before the end Olympiacos reached 100 points with a free throw from Ace Law. Malcolm Delaney with two free throws equalized the score to 102-102 and there were 9,5 seconds left for Olympiacos. Bayern Munich made a foul to Dunston. Dunston scored only one free throw but Stratos Perperoglou continued his great game, collected the rebound and scored two free throws. With the score 102-105 Malcolm Delaney was again in the free throws. Delaney scored only one free throw and Schaffartzik wasn't successful in the last shot, so Olympiacos won the game with 103-105.
 Quarters' scores: 22-28, 50-59, 77-80, 103-105.

Bayern Munich: Troutman, Hamann, Schaffartzik, Thompson, Staiger, Benzing, Zipser, Delaney, Idbihi, Savović, Taylor, Bryant.
Olympiacos: Petway, Law, Dunston, Spanoulis, Perperoglou, Papapetrou, Sloukas, Agravanis, Agravanis, Mantzaris, Kavvadas, Katsivelis, Lojeski.

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