Panathinaikos stayed top of the Greek A1 league despite an overtime scare away from home, while Olympiacos remained in touch at home.
KAOD 85-87 Panathinaikos (AOT)
Jonas Maciulis and Dimitris Diamantidis both hit 18 points to lead the Greens to an overtime win away at KAOD to remain top of the Greek A1 League.
J’Covan Brown hit 27 points to lead all scorers for the hosts but it was all in vain.
Olympiacos 77-68 Kolossos
Vassilis Spanoulis led the reigning Euroleague champions Olympaicos to a 77-68 success over third from bottom Kolossos as they kept up the pace with first placed Panathinaikos.
The Reds have a 15-2 record compared to their bitter rivals’ 16-1. Taylor Smith led Kolossos with 15.
Nea Kifisia 64-60 Panionios
Panionios lost ground with the top two as they lost 64-60 at Nea Kifisia. With the win, the hosts improve to 10-7 for the season.
Aris 73-67 AGOR
Aris made home court count as they defeated AGOR in Thessaloniki. Ioannis Athineou led the hosts with 16 points, 9 of them coming from the line, as they go sixth.
Giannis Kalambokis had a game-high 23 points in vain for AGOR.
Trikalla 88-87 Ilysiakos
A late Ilysiakos comeback wasn’t enough as Trikalla survived to win 88-87 at home.
Patrick Ewing Jr. led all scorers with 27 points and 7 rebounds for the winners as they move up to 11th on a 6-11 record. Ilysiakos drop a place to 12th.
Apollon Patras 77-81 PAOK
PAOK scored a valuable 81-77 away win at Apollon as they moved up to fourth place in the A1 standings.
Kostas Haralampidis hit 26 points as the visitors pulled away in the second quarter despite a fightback in the latter stages of the third from the hosts and PAOK held on for the win.
Panelefsinaikos 71-60 Ikaros
Panelefsinaikos secured a 71-60 home win over Ikaros as they gave themselves some breathing space at the bottom of the table.
Mouhammad Faye led the winners with 18 points.