Business | Daily | Tourist
INFORMATION SERVICES

Greek basketball power Panathinaikos came close but lost to Spanish giant Barcelona, 80-76 on Jan. 9, taking its first loss in the final round of 16 in the Euroleague.

Adding to the woes, the Greens found out its 77-76 win over fellow power and archrival Olympiakos in the quarter-finals was overturned after a sports judge invalidated it because banned former Panathinaikos President Dimitris Giannakopoulos was sitting courtside in defiance.

The Greens will appeal to the Supreme sports Court (ASEAD), but it looks likely it will be Olympiakos to face PAOK in the Thessaloniki semifinal next month and Panathinaikos is out on the technicality.

In Spain, Panathinaikos got off to a good start and led by 35-25 before the Spanish team went on a run to tie it at the half, 37-37.

A barrage of three-pointers from Marcelinho Huertas, who hit five in a row and 6-of-8 in the game, gave his team a 54-44 lead before the Greek team started clawing back.

(making five straight shots for a total of 6/8 in the game) allowed the Catalans to advance by 10 (54-44), before Panathinaikos began eating into its deficit and closing to 77-76 a minute from the end but it fell short.

 

 

 

The post Barcelona Edges Panathinaikos, 80-76 appeared first on The National Herald.

Source: The National Herald
Share it now!
More
Who We Are

GQS acts as an “information representative” providing a variety of accurate and authoritative analytics and responses About Greece. Our field of expertise ranges from simple Daily Life questions related to Tourism or the History of Greece, up to large Business related projects such as Economic Research, Human Resources Selection or Real Estate Services.

Find out more

Contact Us

Are you interested in obtaining any kind of information about Greece?

Let us help you!

If your requirements go beyond simple services and you want specialized information, you will receive a detailed email for any charges.

  • Weather

    Locations:
    Athens
    October 21, 2017, 6:41 pm
    Partly sunny
    Partly sunny
    25°C
    real feel: 24°C
    current pressure: 1020 mb
    humidity: 50%
    wind speed: 1 m/s SSW
    wind gusts: 1 m/s
    UV-Index: 0
    sunrise: 7:39 am
    sunset: 6:40 pm
     
  • Currency