EuroLeague Round 11 – Results and Highlights: Panathinaikos triumphant in debut of Rick Pitino

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In the debut of Rick Pitino on the team’s bench, Panathinaikos made an outstanding performance and crushed Baskonia at home (100-68).

The “Greens” were unstoppable in the second half and outscored their opponents 54-32 to cruise to an easy victory.

The six-time EuroLeague champions extended their winning streak to three games and improved to 7-4.

On the other hand, the Basques dropped to 5-6.

Maccabi Tel-Aviv outscored ASVEL Villeurbanne 50-28 in the second half and earned the 93-62 win to remain perfect at home.

The Israelis put an end to a two-game losing streak and now are at 7-4. On the other hand, the French dropped to 5-6, after losing their third game in a row.

ALBA Berlin went on a 22-16 run in the fourth quarter and edged Zalgiris Kaunas at home (69-62), claiming its third win in the last four matches.

The Germans improved to 4-7, whereas the Lithuanians suffered their fifth loss in a row and dropped to 3-8.

In a late thriller in Belgrade, Lorenzo Brown hit the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer and Crvena Zvezda survived Valencia (76-73).

Both teams now have identical records (4-7).

In the opening match of Round 11, Fenerbahce rallied past Khimki at home (89-76), claiming its second consecutive victory.

The Turks improved to 4-7, whereas the Russians now are at 6-5, after losing their third straight game.