Greek Basket League round-up (week 23)

Kolossos Rhodes- Kavala B.C. 98-79

Great offensive display from the home side setting the pace early on and closing half time leading 46-29. Releford was the leading force for Kolossos, scoring 25 points and also shared 6 assists.

Apollon Patras- Aris B.C. 65-73 

A strong start for Aris on the road gave them a lead they safely kept until the end. Apollon tried to reduce the gap and take advantage of the home ground, but McNeil helped the “Emperor” stay on top with his 17 points and 5 assists.

Arkadikos- Trikala B.C. 79-66

Trikala started the game well but a partial 26-11 from the home team gave them a 41-29 lead. From then on, Trikala were unstable offensively, unable to set a pace and make a comeback. MVP was Kavvadas with 18 points and 7 boards.

P.A.O.K.- Lavrio G.S. 69-75

PAOK had a defensive black-out during the 4th period of a close game, Lavrio took  advantage and behind Bolds’ 20 points, they caused a huge upset, to ensure their participation to the next year’s league, in a very successful season.

A.G.O.Rethimno- A.E.K. 70-69

AEK wanted to set a safe lead but AGOR found the way through their defense to stay close, snatching the win at the last shot, shocking “Enosis”, who played way below expectation. MVP was Rashad Madden with a great statline (16 points, 8 rebs and 6 assists.)

Panathinaikos- Koroivos Amaliadas 88-76

Panathinaikos undergoing a very crucial part of the season in Euroleague but they manage to take professional wins in Greece, this time beating Koroivos behind Feldain’s 25 points.

Olympiacos- A.E.N.Kifissias 97-59

Kifissia set an embarrassing record scoring 0 points during the 3rd period, naturally failing to even be competitive against Olympiacos. Papapetrou was the leading scorer for the “Reds” with 20 points.