Panathinaikos extends perfect domestic start to nine games

2023-12-02T17:54:20+00:00 2023-12-04T21:50:36+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

02/Dec/23 17:54

Similar to archrival Olympiacos, a comfortable win for Panathinaikos Aktor at the domestic level

By Eurohoops Team/

Before the next two-game week of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season,  Panathinaikos Aktor and Olympiacos prevailed in Round 9 of Greece’s Stoiximan Basket League Regular Season on Saturday.

Ergin Ataman’s side went up to 9-0 with a home win, 77-53, against Karditsa Iaponiki. In his best performance since joining the Greens, Kostas Antetokounmpo made 7/7 two-pointers piling up 20 points, a new individual high for the 2023-24 season alongside eight rebounds and three blocks. Luca Vildoza followed with 15 points and eight assists. Juancho Hernangomez, Mathias Lessort, Dimitris Moraitis, and Ioannis Papapetrou were sidelined for various reasons, and Konstantinos Mitoglou did not play.

Earlier, Olympiacos strolled past Lavrio Megabolt with Ignas Brazdeikis improving his season-high to 16 points. Securing an eighth win in nine domestic affairs, they trail archrival Panathinaikos by one point. Shaquielle McKissic, Naz Mitrou-Long, Filip Petrusev, and Nigel Williams-Goss were unavailable for the team coached by Giorgos Bartzokas.

Hunter Hale inspires Promitheas

In an exciting Basket League game between Basketball Champions League participants, Promitheas held on to defeat AEK Betsson, 100-95, in Patras. Hunter Hale matched his season-high with 32 points in the high-scoring affair.

Basket League Round 9

Lavrio Megabolt – Olympiacos 54-96
Panathinaikos Aktor – Karditsa Iaponiki 77-53
Promitheas – AEK Betsson 100-95
Marousi – Aris Midea 84-89
Peristeri bwin – Apollon Carna 90-67
PAOK mateco – Kolossos H Hotels 93-81

STANDINGS: Panathinaikos 18 (9-0), Olympiacos 17 (8-1), Promitheas 16 (7-2), PAOK14 (5-4), Aris 14 (5-4), Peristeri 14 (5-4), AEK 13 (4-5)…

Back to the EuroLeague, Panathinaikos visits Anadolu Efes on Tuesday. “It will be an emotional game for me. I had great seasons with Efes,” Ataman previewed facing his former team, “Of course, it will be a very important game for both sides and we will try to win the game.”

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