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NBA : Zalgiris – Olympiakos 81-79: Red and white crime and … painful punishment (videos)

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Olympiacos lost its own match!

The red and whites lost another game in Kaunas from Zalgiris, this time for the 21st game of the Euroleague, in a game that seemed to be in their hands!

From 72-79 at 37 ′, the visitors found themselves back in the score at -0.8 ”with a 9-0 streak, with Wokap stealing the ball from Sloukas in the last phase and putting a lad basket, which was to be of victory!

The Lithuanian team has taken the air of the Greek for good and proved it in the most painful way for the second, raising the record from 2017 and then to 10-2, with the guests not having got a “double” from 15 / 12/2016!

With this result, Zalgiris went up to 12-9 and left Olympiakos at 11-10. We remind you that in the match of the first round in the premiere of the tournament, the Lithuanians had won 67-68.

From the side of Zalgiris, Blazevic, Vastouria and Garino did not play, while for Olympiakos, Papanikolaou and Larentzakis did not play. For the 22nd game, Zalgiris is hosted by Valencia (21/1, 22:00), while Olympiakos is hosted by Armani (26/1, 21:45).

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The evolution: Zalgiris entered the match better and reached 13-6 with an ally the three points (3/4), while Sloukas (2/3) had the answers. Olympiakos reduced to 13-12, with the hosts having no problem for 19-14 with Harrison scoring (19-17), but Yukobaitis made it 24-17, before Sloukas closed the season at 26- 20.

The hosts were very accurate (10/14 shots in 10 10) and with 13/17 they easily reached 33-25. Vezenkov (8 points) scored (36-35) and knocked out Olympiakos, who did not concede a point for almost 4 ′. All this in the 2-12 of the guests (38-41) with Spanoulis in the low form and the movement / creation of the ball to be the “keys” for the 45-44 of the half.

Crime and punishment

harrison

The scene changed in the third period with the series disappearing and both teams going hand in hand in the score, staying for a long time at 52-52. Despite the points of Printezis, Zalgiris escaped with 5-0 (57-52) and reached 61-54 with Lovern doing damage. Sloukas reduced to 61-58 at 28 ′ with 4 points, with Olympiakos having reduced even more to 63-60 at 30 ′.

The match started from the beginning in 33 ′ with Olympiakos equalizing at 67-67 and shortly after (36 ′) to go ahead with 70-73 with three-pointers by Vezenkov-Spanoulis. Printezis made it 72-76 and Spanoulis made it 72-79 with a “storm” of three-pointers (series 2-12), with time running in favor of Piraeus. In the last minute (77-79), Sun-Charles got a critical offensive rebound, but Lovern equalized 79-79 at -23 “, with Wokap stealing the ball from Sloukas and making it 81-79 at – 0.8 ”, despite the suffocating pressure of Jean-Charles, with the comb at the end not bringing an extension for Olympiakos.

Where judged: In the last minute with Zalgiris scoring 9 unanswered points, culminating in Wokap’s winning basket.

Key player: Lovern had 21 points for the winners, Milaknis 11 and Rubit 10, with Wookup being the big hero with 5 points.

The ten minutes: 26-20, 45-44, 63-60, 81-79

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