Credit: - Scanpix
Credit - Scanpix

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens (1-1) win their first game of this Greek Basket League season, beating Ionikos Nikaias (1-2) 92-78 (17-13, 24-22, 22-24, 29-19).

Points this season

Points made: 74,5
Accuracy: 41,7%
Place in standings: 10
Record max: 91
Record min: 63
Best scorer: Ioannis Papapetrou

Panathinaikos kicked off to a quick 8-0 lead to start the game. Their rivals tied the game at 19 to start the second period, but they were never in front.

Ionikos cut their deficit to three at the end of the third quarter (57-60), but Panathinaikos had an extremely strong final period, gaining their largest lead of the game towards the end of the match. The hosts ended up winning by 14.

Ioannis Papapetrou led Panathinaikos with 19 points (6/8 2PT, 1/5 3PT, 4/4 FT), 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 block, 1 steal, and 3 turnovers.

Yogi Ferrell wasn't registered for Panathinaikos tonight.

Panathinaikos: Ioannis Papapetrou 19, Nemanja Nedovic 16, Okaro White 16 (5 REB), Jehyve Floyd 13 (6 REB), Daryl Macon Jr. 9.

Ionikos: Eugene German 25, Iosif Koloveros 13 (5 REB), Konstantinos Gontikas 7, Nikos Chougaz 7, Giannis Athinaiou 7.

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