Vezenkov leads Olympiacos to blowout preseason win over Crvena Zvezda

2022-09-24T19:48:35+00:00 2022-09-24T21:44:27+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

24/Sep/22 19:48

Olympiacos was ruthless in its last preseason game ahead of 2022-23.

By Eurohoops team/

Olympiacos Piraeus was taking no prisoners in a preseason match against Crvena Zvezda to win 94 – 55 and close the Neophitos Chandriotis tournament in a strong fashion.

Sasha Vezenkov had 19 points plus six rebounds and Giannoulis Larentzakis added 15 points plus six assists for Olympiacos that was superior from start to finish. Kostas Papanikolaou, the newly appointed Reds captain, contributed 11 points, five rebounds and four assists.

Luka Mitrovic (12 points) was the only Zvezda player to score in double figures. The Serbian side tried to keep up after their opponents began the game with a 20 – 6 run and approached 29 – 22 in the second period. Olympiacos led 47 – 37 at halftime and then proceeded to dominate the third quarter to go up 74 – 49 to turn the game into a rout.