Milutinov’s monster double-double paces Olympiacos to victory

13/Feb/18 18:46 February 13, 2018

Alex Madrid

13/Feb/18 18:46

Olympiacos didn’t suffer to get the win on the road over seven-man squad Trikala.

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Olympiacos had it easy against seven-man squad Trikala due to financial issues. Giannis Sfairopoulos’ team improved to a 12-4 record with the 98 – 73 win while Trikala remains with just 3 victories in the Greek League.

Nikola Milutinov was impressive as he finished with 20 points and 18 rebounds. Kostas Papanikolaou had 17 points, Ioannis Papapetrou contributed with 16 and 7 boards and Georgios Printezis added 15 and 9 rebounds.

Xavier Thames led Trikala in scoring with 21.

The home side stood strong for 16 minutes (34 – 31) but Olympiacos finished the first half with a 14 – 3 run that almost decided the game. The Red-Whites managed a comfortable double-digit lead during the entire second period and got the win.

Over the day, AEK got a huge win over Rethymno in Creta 95 – 90 with Manny Harris leading the way with 23 points. Dimitris Mavroidis contributed to the victory with 18 and 10 boards. Stefan Moody’s 25 points weren’t enough for the hosts.

Alex MadridFebruary 13, 2018