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Panathinaikos OPAP improved its league-leading Basket League W-L record to 22-1 securing the victory against AEK. The Yellow-and-Blacks hosted the meeting between the two OAKA clubs, but failed to keep up versus the Greens. Deshaun Thomas led the way with 18 points and Giorgos Papagiannis dominated the paint en route for a 17-point, 11-rebound double-double.
In other action, Peristeri Vikos Cola extended its impressive run by overpowering Olympiacos at home. Ben Bentil scored a team-high 15 points and Panagiotis Vasilopoulos notched an 11-point, 10-rebound double-double for the hosts. Giorgos Printezis had 17 points for the losing side that took issue for the referees following the contest.
Anthony Hickey highlighted the rest of the Basket League action with a triple-double for Rethymno Cretan Kings in the win against Kolossos H Hotels. PAOK defeated Panionios and Holargos took down Aris. Also, Promitheas beat Lavrio Aegean Cargo and Kymi scored a crucial win versus Ifaistos.
HEBA Day 23 Results:
Kymi – Ifaistos 90-83 (Suggs 24p – Evans 19p)
Rethymno Cretan Kings – Kolossos H Hotels 93-67 (Burtt 19p, Daniels 14p, Hickey 14p, 16a, 10r – Mavroidis 14p)
Holargos – Aris 76-63 (Jankovic 16p – Jones 19p)
PAOK – Panionios 83-73 (Hatcher 23p – Diplaros 13p)
Promitheas – Lavrio Aegean Cargo 71-63 (Ellis 14p, 14r, Gikas 14p – Buford 15p)
Peristeri Vikos Cola – Olympiacos 81-76 (Bentil 15p – Printezis 17p)
AEK – Panathinaikos OPAP 72-104 (Hunter 14p – Thomas 18p)