Isaiah Canaan connects 8/11 triples in latest Olympiacos domestic triumph

2023-01-08T19:49:47+00:00 2023-01-08T21:06:10+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

08/Jan/23 19:49

One-way traffic for Olympiacos downing AEK and extending the undefeated streak in Greece’s Basket League

By Eurohoops Team/

Quickly taking care of the win in Greece’s Basket League Regular Season Round 11, Olympiacos enjoyed Isaiah Canaan producing his best performance in the 2022-23 season.

Canaan, 31, tucked in 8/11 three-pointers in the blowout win, 111-71, against AEK at Peace and Friendship Stadium Sunday night.

Out of a team total of 21/32, five additional triples were dropped by Giannoulis Larentzakis packing a total of 17 points against his former team. Shaquielle McKissic was scratched by head coach Giorgos Bartzokas ahead of the double-game week in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.

The Queen missed a couple of former Olympiacos players, Janis Strelnieks and Antonis Koniaris. Besides injuries, unregistered Isaiah Miles was sidelined as well. Among available players, Akil Mitchell logged a team-high 18 points.

Similar to AEK and also Peristeri bwin, PAOK mateco is heading to Game 2 of the Basketball Champions League Play-Ins. A comfortable win, 97-60, against Apollon Carna paved the way Sunday. The team coached by Vassilis Spanoulis was edged out by Panathinaikos Saturday.

Elsewhere in Greece’s top-flight division, Dimitris Katsivelis made out a new career best at the senior level by scoring 21 points as Kolossos H Hotels prevailed, 90-87, over Lavrio Megabolt. Forced to the losing end, the rookie coming out of Connecticut R.J. Cole recorded a game-high 27 points.

Basket League Round 11:
Ionikos – Karditsa Biologiko Xorio 78-71
Promitheas – Aris 64-61
Panathinaikos – Peristeri bwin 72-71
PAOK mateco – Apollon Carna 97-60
Kolossos H Hotels – Lavrio Megabolt 90-87
Olympiacos – AEK 111-71

STANDINGS: Olympiacos 22 (11-0), Panathinaikos 20 (9-2), Peristeri 18 (7-4), PAOK 18 (7-4)…