Peristeri Bikos Cola ( 2nd place) – Hfaistos Limnou ( 7th place) :74-64 ( 2-1)
Quarters: 17-16, 31-31, 47-49, 74-64
Venue: Peristeri Arena ( Andreas Papandreou)
Referees: Koromilas – Mangligiannis – Mpikas
MVP: Ben Bentil
The score was so close in the first minutes, but Peristeri had an 9-0 in a row ( 15-8). The team who coached by Sotiris Manolopoulos answered and Hfaistos Limnou took the lead ( 15-16). Peristeri regained the lead in the end of the first quarter. The hosts was in front of by 1 point ( 17-16). The team who coached by Argyris Pedoulakis increased the score ( 25-18), but 9 points from Charitopoulos was very significant for the visitors and they helped Hfaistos Limnou to equalize the match at halftime (31-31). Although Peristeri had a great start in the end of the third quarter, Hfaistos Limnou had an 17-4 and the team from Myrina Lesvou was in the lead ( 40-48). The hosts with Karambelas mainly achieved to reduce the score ( 47-49). Peristeri had an incredible start with an 13-0 in a row in the fourth quarter with Karambelas, Daniel and Bentil mainly ( 60-49). The 6 points of Smith wasn’t enough for Hfaistos Limnou to regain the lead ( 60-54) and the hosts finally won Hfaistos Limnou with 74-64.
Peristeri Bikos Cola ( 2nd place) best players : Points: Ben Bentil ( 16 points) , Rebound: Ben Bentil ( 10 rebounds) , Assist: Zois Karambelas ( 4 assists)
Hfaistos Limnou ( 7th place): Points: Jerry Smith ( 23 points) , Rebound: Antwaine Wiggins ( 10 rebounds) , Assist: Antwaine Wiggins ( 2 assists)
AEK Athens ( 1st place) – Holargos B.C. ( 8th place) : 88-75 (2-1)
Quarters: 20-27, 46-44, 67-61, 88-75
Venue: OAKA Stadium
Referees: Schinas – Psarianos – Theonas
MVP: Dusan Sakota
Holargos had a great start and the team who coached by Aris Lykogiannis was in the lead by 7 points in the end of the first quarter ( 20-27). Aek had a 11-0 in a row ( 29-27) and the hosts increased the score with Sakota and Larentzakis shots. Holargos was competitive, but Aek led by 2 points at halftime ( 46-44). Aek had a great start in the third quarter ( 57-55), but Holargos was there ( 57-55). Hunter and Sakota had an outstanding performanc in the third quarter and the team who coached by Banchi led by 6 points ( 67-61). Aek was better than Holargos in the fourth quarter and the last shot of Huntermade the final score ( 88-75). Aek won Holargos and the team from Athens will play in Basketleague semifinals.
AEK Athens ( 1st place) best players : Points: Dusan Sakota ( 21 points) , Rebound: Howard Snt-Roos ( 7 rebounds) , Assist: Giannoulis Larentzakis ( 7 assists)
Holargos B.C. ( 8th place) best players: Points: Jermaine Love ( 20 points) , Rebound: Javontae Hawkins ( 7 rebounds) , Assist: Jermaine Love ( 4 assists)