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Olympiacos outlasts Fenerbahce in dramatic overtime showdown

In a nail-biting showdown, Olympiacos (22-12) emerged victorious in overtime, defeating Fenerbahce (20-14) 84-81 in a battle that showcased the grit and determination of both teams.

Throughout the game, the momentum swung back and forth, with 13 lead changes keeping fans on the edge of their seats until the final buzzer.

Isaiah Canaan stole the show for Olympiacos, delivering a sensational performance with 27 points, including a clutch nine points in the last two minutes of overtime to secure the win.

Shaq McKissic provided valuable support with 12 points, contributing to Olympiacos’ hard-fought victory in a game where every possession mattered.

On the opposing side, Nigel Hayes-Davis led the charge for Fenerbahce with 21 points, while Scottie Wilbekin added 12 points and Nick Calathes orchestrated the offense with seven assists.

With this crucial win, Olympiacos clinched the fifth spot in the standings, setting the stage for a thrilling playoff series against FC Barcelona.

Meanwhile, Fenerbahce’s valiant effort was not enough to secure victory, but they finished the regular season in sixth place, gearing up to face AS Monaco in the playoffs.

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