Olympiacos relied on their defence and Vassilis Spanoulis to beat Unics Kazan (70-65) in the Final of the Heraklion Tournament.

The “Reds” captain led the way with 17 points and four three-pointers. Janis Timma added 11 points and Zach LeDay 10. On the other hand,┬áMaurice NDour had 12 points for the Russians.

Olympiacos managed to take a double-digit in the third quarter (57-43). Unics, responded, though, and went on a 18-6 run to cut the deficit to two (63-61).

But, the Greeks played excellent defence at the end of the game and Spanoulis scored crucial points to help his team seal the victory.