James Gist honored by Panathinaikos

James Gist Crvena Zvezda Panathinaikos
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

James Gist faced Panathinaikos for the first time as an opponent and was honored by the six-time EuroLeague champions.

The center of Crvena Zvezda spent the previous seven seasons with the “Greens” and received a warm welcome by Panathinaikos fans during his return to Athens.

Gist finished the match with a game-high 22 points and seven rebounds, however Panathinaikos defeated Crvena Zvezda in the opening round of the EuroLeague.