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NBA : AEK breaks out of domestic slump off a late surge

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By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

Coming off two consecutive losses in Greece’s Basket League, AEK beat Ionikos, 81-74, Saturday. Matt Lojeski posted a game-high 21 points and Yanick Moreira a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double. The hosts launched a 19-5 run to start their fourth quarter and held on upping their domestic tally to 8-3. On the downside, Nikos Gkikas suffered an injury.

Promitheas after a midweek defeat went through another close game versus Lavrio this time prevailing, 90-88, improving to 7-4 and dropping the opponents to 8-4. Michalis Lountzis banked in the game-winner with six seconds left and Jerian Grant produced a game-high 26 points.

Kerem Kanter went for 22 points and also grabbed 11 rebounds with his latest solid showing propelling Kolossos to a big win, 80-65, over Peristeri.

Panathinaikos OPAP at 9-1 will be on the road Sunday taking on Larisa to complete Round 12.

Basket League results this week:

Wednesday
Lavrio Megabolt – Promitheas 75-72

Saturday
Kolossos H Hotels – Peristeri 80-65
Aris – Messolonghi Baxi 77-48
PAOK – Iraklis 79-72
Promitheas – Lavrio Megabolt 90-88
AEK – Ionikos Hellenic Coin 81-74

Sunday
Larisa Bread Factory – Panathinaikos OPAP

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