Gothcer guides Besiktas to win in Thessaloniki

2019-10-15T20:10:23+00:00 2019-10-16T10:09:45+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

15/Oct/19 20:10

Massive result right from the start for Besiktas Sompo Sigorta.

By Eurohoops Team/

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.