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Olympiacos overpowered AEK Athens on the road on Saturday afternoon (67-76) and returned to the winning track, following a series of unfortunate results.

Both teams were dealing with multiple issues, as many key players were out, due to injury. The “Reds”, though, stepped up and played at high standards to win the game.

Olympiacos trailed only for a few seconds in the game and led by as many as 14 points (51-65) to cruise to the victory.

Four players scored in double figures for the winners, with Nikola Milutinov posting an impressive double-double (14 points, 18 rebounds). On the other hand, Giannoulis Larentzakis was the best player of the losing squad with 16 points.

Olympiacos improved to 21-3, whereas AEK Athens suffered its third straight loss and dropped to 17-8.

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