By Eurohoops Team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Besiktas Sompo Sigorta signaled its Basketball Champions League intentions with a 69-60 victory against PAOK at Thessaloniki’s PAOK Sports Arena in Group D opening week action. The visitors launched a 14-0 run in the last five minutes to secure the “W”.
Toddrick Gotcher sank five threes and finished with 19 points. James Michael McAdoo added a 12-point, 11-rebound double-double, while Jordan Theodore returned to Greece with 11 points and Birkan Batuk scored 10.
The home team controlled most of the game, but remaining without a bucket down the stretch allowed opposition to turn the tables. JeQuan Lewis’ 19 points ultimately were not enough. Zane Knowles put up 11 points.
Dusko Ivanovic’s club is now 1-0. Kostas Flevarakis’ side went down to 0-1.