AEK ties the series to 1-1 against Panathinaikos

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Antigoni Zachari

14/May/17 17:54

ΑΕΚ, that challenged Panathinaikos in Game 1, tied the series with a win on Sunday evening.

By Eurohoops team /

The Yellow and Blacks reached a 71-70 against Panathinaikos in Game 2 of the Greek league semifinals.

Xavi Pascual’s team led the first period 17-22, even though AEK begun the game with an initial 5-0. The Greens even found a double-digit lead at 17′ with 27-37 and stayed up 37-44 at halftime.

An 11-0 run by the -typically- hosts was enough to shock Panathinaikos in the second half, yet the score was close after 30′, at 56-57.

AEK stood strong even when Panathinaikos trimmed the deficit that had started to expand in the final period and tied the series to 1-1 after 9 years.

Milan Milosevic led the winners with 14 points, Dimitris Mavroeidis and Dussan Sakota added 12 each.