Panathinaikos makes the break, ties series vs. Olympiacos

2018-06-07T19:50:37+00:00 2019-01-30T20:12:50+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

07/Jun/18 19:50

Eurohoops.net

Another intense game in the Greek League finals led Panathinaikos to the victory.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Panathinaikos achieved the break in Peace and Friendship Stadium and prevailed over Olympiacos with 71-66. Now their final series is tied, each team sharing one win.

Nick Calathes led the Greens with an 18-point performance, along with seven rebounds and six assists, while Mike James followed with 17 points and five rebounds.

For Olympiacos, Ioannis Papapetrou tapped a team-high of 13 points.

Both teams scored a season-high of points against each other in a single half, as Olympiacos went to the lockers with a 43-40 lead.

Panathinaikos tied the score five minutes in the third period and took charge with 56-50 at 30′. Despite of the hosts’ comeback in the final period, Panathinaikos outstood the pressure in the end.