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Olympiacos – Panathinaikos 61-53: “cleaned” the defense with a pistol and heads to the coronation in Leoforos

Olympiacos – Panathinaikos 61-53: “cleaned” the defense with a pistol and heads to the coronation in Leoforos

Olympiacos “pressured” Panathinaikos 61-53 in Hall 5 of the Peace and Friendship Stadium, making it 2-1 in the finals series and advancing to win the title.

The “Red and White” were victorious in the third final of the qualifiers, and since the team that achieves three victories is crowned champion, Thanos Niklas’ group now has the opportunity to celebrate the title in the fourth final scheduled for next Wednesday (24). /4, 17:00) in Pavlos Giannakopoulos.

Panathinaikos replied that he had laid the foundations

Olympiacos appeared to be paving the way for its dominance in the second quarter when it went on a 20-7 run to lead 31-19 at halftime. However, Panathinaikos did not give up and a three-pointer from Stamoulampros closed the gap to 52-50, with 2:40 left in the game.

Thanks to Nikolopoulou's three-pointer, Olympiacos led by nine points (59-50), about 1.5 minutes before the end, but Pavlopoulou “answered” in the same way 59-53.

Jones had the opportunity to reduce the score in favor of Panathinaikos, but she missed the two shots she was asked to take, and then time passed without the “Greens” being able to score, and Olympiacos celebrated the victory over the “eternal” rival, which brings “breathing room.” “Far from winning the title.

Quarters: 11-12, 31-19, 41-33, 61-53.

Olympiacos (Niklas): Williams 14 (2/2 three-pointers), Kyriakodi, Spiridopoulou (6 rebounds), Serra, Kapisioulis, Nikolopoulou 12 (1/3 three-pointers), Karlafti 12 (4/4 two-pointers, 1/2 three-pointers). Anastasopoulou, Diella, Kristinaki 10 (10 rebounds), Kolato, Toppin 13 (6 rebounds).

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Panathinaikos (Kabuyannis): Stamolambro 11, Karakasidou, Pavlopoulou 5 (2 rebounds), Cvetkovic 4 (5 rebounds), Pacio, Sotirio 6, Patsiazzi, Alexandri, Jones 13 (11 rebounds, 9 assists), Theodormanulaki, Allan 14 (16 rebounds), Herstanidou.