Credit: BasketNews/D.Repečka
Credit BasketNews/D.Repečka

Olympiacos Piraeus (1-0) beat AEK Athens (0-1) 103-78 (23-21, 21-22, 28-21, 31-14) in the Greek Basket League opener.

Points this season

45%
75,0
Points made: 75,0
Accuracy: 44,9%
Place in standings: 6
Record max: 75
Record min: 75
Best scorer: Aleksandr Vezenkov

The game went back and forth in the first half, neither team gained a tangible advantage. 

OLY made a crucial 9-1 spurt (70-61) at the end of the third quarter that let them breathe easier. They continued successful play in the fourth period and the lead reached 16 points (85-69).

Later, Georgios Bartzokas' men did not allow AEK to think about the victory.

For OLY, Sasha Vezenkov posted 27 points (9/10 2PT, 3/7 3PT), 11 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block.

AEK were led by Stevan Jelovac who had 21 points (3/4 2PT, 4/5 3PT, 3/3 FT), 2 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1 steal.

Olympiacos: Sasha Vezenkov 27 (11 REB), Kostas Papanikolaou 14 (4 AST), Giannoulis Larentzakis 13 (3 STL), Kostas Sloukas 12 (9 AST), Hassan Martin 10 (2 REB).

AEK: Stevan Jelovac 21 (3 AST), Eric Griffin 15 (3 REB), Juan Pablo Vaulet 11 (6 REB), Quino Colom (6 REB, 6 AST).

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