Thanks to another come-back, AEK Athens defeated Antwerp on the road (64-71) and came closer to the knockout stage (6-1).

The defending champions were down by 10 at halftime (38-28), but played much better on both ends of the floor and outscored their opponents 26-43 in the second half to win the game (64-71).

Vince Hunter and Giannoulis Larentzakis led the winners, with 17 and 16 points, respectively, whereas Tyler Kalinoski had 15 points for the losing squad.

AEK improved to 6-1, whereas Antwerp dropped to 3-5.

Here are the results of the first day of Round 7 of the Basketball Champions League:

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