Thursday, January 16, 2014

Olympiacos lost from Barcelona for Euroleague TOP 16

Olympiacos hosted Barcelona for Euroleague TOP16. It was the first game that Kostas Papanikolaou returned to Piraeus as an opponent. Olympiacos started better the game and created a 9 points difference in the first 9 minutes, 23-14. Barcelona finished the first quarter with a 4-0 run and continued to lower the difference in the second quarter. Half time finished with Euroleague winners leading the score by two points. Second half was better for Barcelona that changed the lead and created a difference of 7 points by the end of the third quarter. Olympiacos tried to counter attack and win the game in the last minutes, when it approached to two points, 64-66. Then Olympiacos made two turnovers, but also complains about the referees decisions. Barcelona not only won the game but broadened the difference to 11 points in the end. Vasilis Spanoulis and Giorgos Printezis scored 17 points each for Olympiacos. Kostas Papanikolaou scored only 2 points but Navarro scored 21 points and Brad Oleson 14 points for the winners. After this game Olympiacos counted 2 defeats and Barcelona 3 victories in 3 games for Euroleague TOP 16.
Quarters' scores: 23-18, 34-32, 48-55, 72-81.

Olympiacos Piraeus: Dunston 6, Spanoulis 17, Perperoglou 8, Papapetrou, Sloukas 9, Collins, Simmons 5, Begic 2, Printezis 17, Mantzaris 3, Katsivelis, Lojeski 5.
Barcelona: Pullen, Dorsey 6, Sada 4, Huertas 6, Abrines 9, Navarro 21, Papanikolaou 2, Oleson 14, Lorbek 6, Lampe, Nachbar 5, Tomic 8.

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