By Petropoulos AEK 64-63 on Mars - With a great protagonist Kentrick Ray (29p.) Prometheus Patras beat Larissa 91-77 for the 4th game of the Basket League - The Colossus prevailed over Ionikos
The second victory of the season was achieved tonight by AEK, prevailing in Ano Liosia of Aris with 64-63, thanks to a basket by Petropoulos in the final! For another game, the "Union" had problems with its appearance and showed that it wants changes. Mars fighter fought it to the end and won the impressions. Hamer was the top scorer of AEK, while the hero Petropoulos was also excellent. For the Thessalonians, Williams and Joyston stood out.
In the film of the match, the first half was perfectly balanced. Every time someone went to escape, the other person would find the solutions and answer. The two teams thus left open accounts for the second half.
The same pattern continued in the third period. AEK tried to detach, but Aris hard nut did not lose contact with the score. So everything would be judged in the last ten minutes.
There, AEK held Aris for four minutes without a point and was able to escape with 59-51. Petropoulos increased the difference to ten with a three-pointer (62-52). Aris, however, was able to approach again (62-57). Hanlan brought the Thessalonians even closer (62-59) and he made it 62-61! AEK was disorganized and Joyston put Aris ahead (62-63 in 19΄΄!). Petropoulos is a machine god for AEK, who made it 5-64 in the 63th minute. He also won a foul, missed the shot, but Hanlan missed the shot of the match.
The quarters: 15-15, 36-33, 54-51, 64-63
AEK (Dedas): Kolom 9 (6r., 7as.), Pappas 4 (7r.), Griffin 9 (7r.), Vaoulet 6, Hamer 14, Petropoulos 13, Angola 9, Filippakos, Gelovats, Mavroidis.
Team statistics: 18/29 two points, 5/27 three points, 13/22 shots, 39 rebounds (27-12), 14 assists, 17 errors, 11 steals, 5 blocks
ARIS (Kastritis): Cowan 8, Lockett 2, Williams 17, Hanlan 12 (6r., 5as.), Kottas 4, Jouston 12 (18r.), Kamaras, Finke, Poulianitis 8.
Team statistics: 13/32 two points, 8/31 three points, 13/15 shots, 43 rebounds (27-16), 13 assists, 16 errors, 11 steals, 1 interception
Prometheus is back in the victories
Prometheus of Patras had a hard time for about a half time from Larissa, but managed to get the victory with 91-77 in "D. Tofalos "and returned to success.
Thessaly were competitive, as they were behind the score with 37-35 in 18 'despite the injury of Thrit in the first minutes of the match.
But then Kendrick Ray took over and the Patras had a fixed point of reference in the field with the American making a great appearance and leading the "orange" to dominate with the final 91-77.
The quarters: 20-19, 42-37, 69-57, 91-77
PROMETHEUS (Kasimiro): Rey 29 (5/8 doubles, 5/8 triples, 4/4 vols.), Grant 14 (4/5 doubles, 6/6 vols., 13 p.), Gaddy 6 ( 6 aces), Rogavopoulos 5 (1), Miles 6 (2/2 trips), Schwartz 3 (1), Hunt 10 (5/7 doubles, 5 p.), Agravanis 5 (2/7 shots, 5 p ., 2 assists), Giannopoulos 10 (1), Bazinas 3 (1)
LARISSA (Papanikolopoulos): Washington 2, Hudson 24 (7/13 double, 2/5 triple, 4/4 vol., 8 p.), Thrit, Sachpatzidis, Zaras 12 (2), Kroumbali 11 (13 p. ), Tsairelis 12, Vissariou, Spyropoulos, Span 11 (3), Karabelas 5 (1)
Kolossos - Ionikos 88-81: Third victory for Rodites
With Vassilis Xanthopoulos sharing 12 assists and Jordan Floyd scoring 24 points in his debut, Colossus H Hotels was the big winner with 88-81 in the match against the Ionian HNC Revolution for the 4th game of the Stoiximan Basket League. This was the third victory for the team of Rhodes that improved its record to 3-1 while the Nikaians are now 1-3.
In a game with a closed score from the beginning, the Colossus H Hotels managed to open the gap in the fourth period having more solutions from his bench taking 44 points from the players who came from there while the guests 29. At the same time he took advantage of the mistakes of Ionikos HNC Revolution having 25 points of them, the offensive rebounds, but also the fatigue of the Nikaians in the final.
In his Stoixman Basket League debut, Jordan Floyd had 24 points with 6/7 two points, while at the same time Kenny Williams added 21 with 6 three points. The presence of the experienced roster is crucial with Xanthopoulos having 12 assists and Vangelis Margaritis 11 points. Impressive for the Ionian HNC Revolution, Kostis Gondikas with 21 points and 12 rebounds, but also Joseph Koloveros with 12 points and 4 assists. German finished the game with 20 points.
The match had a fast pace from the beginning with both teams keeping pace in the score and the lead changing owner many times. The guests, however, with a small series of 5-0 in the final of the first period, closed the quarter with 21-16. With Floyd scoring consecutive points, the Colossus reduced to 23-26 but a new small 5-0 brought him to +8 for the first time with Gondikas making it 23-31 at 13 ′. Two consecutive three-pointers from Pot and Williams overturned the image of the match with the Colossus H Hotels quickly equalizing to 33-33 but the guests continued to have a marginal lead, something that happened until the end of the half (45-46).
The Rodites came back stronger for the second half and overtook 52-48 with Tilly's shots while in the middle of the third period Miller sent for the first time the difference to +8 for the Colossus H Hotels (60-52). The Ionian HNC Revolution reacted with the Athenian reducing to 62-50 but with two baskets by Margaritis the Colossus H Hotels closed the quarter with 66-63. With Xanthopoulos creating and Floyd scoring, the Colossus H Hotels overtook with 75-67 at 34 ′. The hosts maintained the lead and one and a half minutes before the end Margaritis after a new assist by Xanthopoulos made the score 85-75 with the difference going up to double digits for the first time. Two shots from German and a goal foul from Gondikas reduced to 86-80 at 41,5 ”, but at 23” Koloveros slipped into the rebound with Slaftsakis stealing and making it 88-80, while Gondikas with 1 / 2 shots scored the final 88-81.
TEN MINUTES: 16-21, 45-46, 66-63, 88-81
COLOSSOS (Kantzouris): Momirov 2, Williams 21 (6/10 three points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals), Miller 8 (4/6 two points, 5 rebounds), Tili 7 (1), Pot 6 (1), Xanthopoulos 4 (12 assists), Margaritis 11 (4/6 two points, 1/3 three points), Floyd 24 (6/7 two points, 1/4 three points, 9/13 shots), Hatzidakis 3, Slaftsakis 2
IONIKOS (Segoura): Artis 8 (1), Koloveros 12 (2/6 two points, 1/2 three points, 5/6 shots, 4 assists), Athinaiou 7 (1 three points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists), Gondikas 21 (7 / 11 two points, 1/3 three points, 4/5 shots, 12 rebounds, 2 blocks), Hugaz 4 (1/7 shots, 1 rebound, 2 assists, 2 errors), Mustafa 6, Hatzikyriakos, German 20 (3/6 two points, 4/7 three points, 2/2 shots), Mourtos, Giouzelis 3 (1)
Colossus team statistics: 20/34 two points, 11/28 three points, 15/22 shots, 36 rebounds (25 defensive - 11 offensive), 21 assists, 10 steals, 1 block, 11 errors
Ionikos team statistics: 17/36 two points, 9/25 three points, 20/23 shots, 38 rebounds (25 defensive - 13 offensive), 13 assists, 3 steals, 3 blocks, 16 errors
The panorama of the 4st match
Saturday 23 / 10
Prometheus - Larissa 91-77
Colossus - Ionian 88-81
AEK - Aris 64-63
Sunday 24 / 10
Iraklis - Olympiakos (17.00, ERT3)
Lavrio - Apollon P. (17.00, Ertflix)
Peristeri - Panathinaikos (20.00, ERT3)