Greek League, Regular Season, Game 3: November 7-8, 2009
by: Vassilis Skountis, Athens
November 8, 2009
Milos Teodosic - Olympiacos Olympiacos and Panathinaikos remain atop the Greek League standings with 3-0 records after winning over the weekend. They are the only undefeated teams through three weeks of action. Defending champions Panathinaikos downed Aris on the road 62-70 as Dimitris Diamantidis and Nikola Pekovic delivered 14 points apiece. The Reds had an easy afternoon at Kavala, where they thrashed the local team 60-96 behind 20 points from Milos Teodosic. Maroussi Costa Cofee edged PAOK 78-74 in overtime. The score was tied at 66-66 after 40 minutes before Billy Keys scored a big three with 14 seconds to go to lift his team to victory. In other games, Panellinios led by Manolis Papamakarios with 21 points, including 6 for 9 from behind the arc, topped Ilissiakos 90-58; Kolossos Rhodes downed Panionios 78-68, Peristeri beat AEK on the road 79-88 and GS Larissa handed Trikala its first loss, 70-68.

Defending champions Panathinaikos downed Aris on the road 62-70 as Dimitris Diamantidis and Nikola Pekovic delivered 14 points apiece. Vassilis Spanoulis and Drew Nicholas recorded 12 points each and Stratos Perperoglou added 11 points. For the hosts, newcomer Juan Dixon netted 12 points and Keydren Clark had 9.

Olympiacos had an easy afternoon at Kavala, where they thrashed the local team 60-96 behind 20 points from Milos Teodosic. Linas Kleiza scored 11 points and Nikola Vujcic added 10 points. Von Wafer missed the game to travel to the USA to attend his grandfather’s funeral. Giedrius Gustas led the hosts with 17 points.

At Aghios Thomas, Maroussi Costa Cofee edged PAOK 78-74 in overtime. The score was tied at 66-66 after 40 minutes before Billy Keys scored a big three with 14 seconds to go to lift his team to victory. Dimitris Mavroeidis bagged 17 points for the winners, Billy Keys had 16 points, Kostas Kaimakoglou scored 14 and Jared Homan recorded a double-double of 10 points and 12 boards. Kenny Gregory paced the visitors with 25 points, while Predrag Drobnjak and Chris Monroe had 16 points apiece.


LAST GAME GAME 3
November 7-8, 2009
Day Match Result
Nov. 7 Kavala vs. Olympiacos 60-96
Nov. 7 Maroussi BC vs. PAOK 78-74
Nov. 7 Panellinios vs. Ilysiakos 90-58
Nov. 7 Olimpia Larissas vs. Trikalla 70-68
Nov. 7 VAP Kolossos vs. Panionios 78-68
Nov. 7 AEK vs. Peristeri 79-88
Nov. 8 Aris BSA vs. Panathinaikos 62-70
NEXT GAME GAME 4
November 21, 2009
Day Match
Nov. 21 Panathinaikos vs. Maroussi
Nov. 21 Ilysiakos vs. Aris BSA
Nov. 21 Trikalla vs. Panellinios
Nov. 21 Panionios vs. O. Larissas
Nov. 21 Peristeri vs. VAP Kolossos
Nov. 21 AEK vs. Kavala
Nov. 21 PAOK vs. Olympiacos


STANDINGS TG W L P+ P-
1 PANATHINAIKOS 3 3 0 237 173
2 OLYMPIACOS 3 3 0 267 215
3 TRIKALA 3 2 1 249 231
4 KOLOSSOS VAP 3 2 1 228 223
5 PANELLINIOS 3 2 1 236 202
6 MAROUSI 3 2 1 236 221
7 GS PERISTERIOU 3 2 1 247 244
8 ILISIAKOS AO 3 1 2 234 226
9 OLYMPIA LARISA 3 1 2 179 259
10 PANIONIOS 3 1 2 229 205
11 P.A.O.K. 3 1 2 217 209
12 KAVALA 3 1 2 216 255
13 ARIS 3 0 3 188 238
14 A.E.K. 3 0 3 211 273

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