Wednesday April 1, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Wins for favorites as Panionios fans lose their marbles

By George Georgakopoulos

Panathinaikos edged out Panionios by just one point at Nea Smyrni on Sunday and Olympiakos thrashed Kavala three days earlier in the game postponed from the penultimate round of Basket League games due to the winners' commitments in the Euroleague.

The Panathinaikos victory with an 82-81 score came amid ugly scenes of crowd violence. The match was stopped half a minute before the end for about half an hour as home fans hurled bottles, coins and even pieces of marble.

The stands were evacuated and Panathinaikos won courtesy of a Mike Batiste basket four seconds from time.

Olympiakos is just a win away from clinching the top spot of the regular season after dismantling visiting Kavala 85-60, and needs victory at Ilissiakos on Wednesday to secure home advantage throughout the playoffs.

Meanwhile Panathinaikos captain Dimitris Diamantidis was voted the Most Valuable Player of the Euroleague quarterfinals. CSKA Moscow's former NBA star Andrei Kirilenko came in second.

In the women's game, Athinaikos won its third consecutive Greek Cup on Sunday, beating Esperides Kallitheas 57-50 in the final.

ekathimerini.com , Monday April 9, 2012 (20:47)  
AEK could get a wild card to the Euroleague
Cyprus soccer eyes reunion after 60-year divorce
Three Greek internationals injured in Budapest car crash
Improved Greece draws 0-0 at Hungary
African envoy expresses concern over EU migrant center plans
Africa's envoy to the European Union warned Wednesday that EU plans to process migrants in the countries they leave or transit on their way to Europe are "a dangerous approach." The EU is tr...
Germany expects, at best, an interim assessment from Greece call
Germany has "modest expectations" for a conference call of euro zone deputy finance ministers this afternoon and does not expect more to come out of it than an interim assessment of Greece's...
Inside News
ECB to review Greek bank liquidity after March deposit drop
European Central Bank policy makers will consider extending their lifeline to Greek banks on Wednesday after the countrys lenders lost deposits for a sixth month. The ECBs Governing Counci...
Buffett says Greek exit from euro may not be a bad thing
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said the euro region could withstand Greeces departure from the currency union. If it turns out the Greeks leave, that may not be a bad thing for the eu...
Inside Business
COMMENTARY
Going his own way
While up until the last election we had become accustomed to referring to the coalition government led by Antonis Samaras as one featuring a split personality, no political psychoanalyst cou...
EDITORIAL
Righting the wrongs
A country that wants to move forward should study and deal with its past mistakes in a mature and responsible manner. Greece was hit by an unprecedented debt crisis and it came to the brink ...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. African envoy expresses concern over EU migrant center plans
2. Germany expects, at best, an interim assessment from Greece call
3. Ex PM, socialist heavyweights to testify in Tsochatzopoulos trial Apr 29
4. Fifteen detained as anarchists stage protest in Parliament courtyard
5. ECB to review Greek bank liquidity after March deposit drop
6. Anastasiades welcomes Barbaros departure, urges Turkey to respect Cypruss sovereign rights
more news
Today
This Week
1. Finance Ministry officials to discuss talks progress as EU pushes for action [Update]
2. Athens aims to tighten ties with Russia
3. Going his own way
4. Buffett says Greek exit from euro may not be a bad thing
5. Spike in migrants reaching Lesvos
6. Greek economy minister sees deal with EU/IMF on reforms next week
Today
This Week
1. Next Monday is D-Day for state funds
2. Eurogroup unlikely to be held soon to discuss Greek reforms
3. Moscow expects progress from Tsipras visit
4. Some more equal than others
5. Greece to present reforms by Monday, says gov't spokesman [Update]
6. Greece optimistic on deal with euro area next week
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.