Monday December 22, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
13o C
8o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Greens see off Kolossos to set up final with Reds

By George Georgakopoulos

Panathinaikos overcame strong resistance from Kolossos Rhodes on Monday with a 3-1 score in the best-of-five semifinal series and will face perennial rival Olympiakos in the finals to start in mid-May.

The Greens saw a stubborn Kolossos off with a score of 74-66 on Rhodes thanks to a solid second half that helped them pull away from their hosts, at one point by as many as 20 points (70-50).

Panathinaikos appeared considerably better focused on the game than had been the case last Saturday, when Kolossos scored an upset and won Game 3 of the series.

Now the Rhodes club will face Panionios in a best-of-five series for the third spot in the league and a place in next season's Euroleague qualifiers. Kolossos will enjoy the home advantage.

Panathinaikos also won the National Junior Championship, finishing top of the mini-league that concluded on Tuesday. Fotis Zoumbos was voted Most Valuable Player. He is likely to join the men's team as it prepares for its expedition to Istanbul to defend its Euroleague crown on May 11-13.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday May 1, 2012 (18:30)  
Special day for Abidal, lucky one for PAOK
Explosive Barca unfazed by Panathinaikos, bomb scare
Abidal cuts short playing career at Olympiakos
PAOK loss at Giannina brings Olympiakos to within a point
Prosecutor gathers depositions in Independent Greeks ´bribe´ probe
Comedian Lakis Lazopoulos is due to give evidence today as part of the investigation into claims by Independent Greeks that there was an attempt to bribe one of their MPs. The lawmaker in qu...
Government accuses SYRIZA and Independent Greeks of ´clear alliance´
Government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi accused SYRIZA on Monday of forming a “clear alliance” with Independent Greeks to prevent a president from being elected, which would lead to snap elec...
Inside News
ANALYSIS
Draghi starts squaring QE circle in month of persuasion for ECB
Mario Draghi has one month to win consensus on quantitative easing by showing he won’t endanger the European Central Bank. As officials prepare to consider sovereign-bond purchases on Jan. 2...
Euro shaky on ECB and Greece, dollar keeps edge
The euro probed fresh two-year lows early on Monday in a subdued start to a holiday-shortened week, extending a multi-month trend of weakness against the dollar that many traders say will re...
Inside Business
INTERVIEW
‘Crisis of confidence will come back again and again,’ says Thomas Piketty
He’s treated like a rock star wherever he goes to lecture. His book “Capital in the 21st Century,” a study on income and wealth inequality from the 18th century to the present, recently tran...
COMMENTARY
Who lost Greece
If Greece collapses much will be said about where the fault lies. Sure, we all know the failings of Greek politicians. That said, much of the blame lies with outsiders who pushed Greece beyo...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Prosecutor gathers depositions in Independent Greeks ´bribe´ probe
2. Government accuses SYRIZA and Independent Greeks of ´clear alliance´
3. Draghi starts squaring QE circle in month of persuasion for ECB
4. Euro shaky on ECB and Greece, dollar keeps edge
5. Special day for Abidal, lucky one for PAOK
6. Political saga is harming liquidity
more news
Today
This Week
1. Euro shaky on ECB and Greece, dollar keeps edge
2. Draghi starts squaring QE circle in month of persuasion for ECB
3. Government accuses SYRIZA and Independent Greeks of 'clear alliance'
4. Prosecutor gathers depositions in Independent Greeks 'bribe' probe
5. Greek PM offers compromise solution with elections by end-2015
6. Who lost Greece
Today
This Week
1. Samaras summons bond vigilantes with euro exit talk
2. High stakes
3. Europe's drama in Greece needs final act to avoid tragedy
4. A friendly yet firm message from Pierre Moscovici
5. On the edge but not gutless
6. Girl, aged 11, gives birth on Crete
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.