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Olympiakos throws away lead at Caja Laboral

Olympiakos came close to scoring a precious away win at Vitoria, but Caja Laboral managed to emerge unscathed from the match with an 81-79 victory for the Euroleague.

The Reds led throughout the first half (40-32 at half time) and stretched their lead to 12 points two minutes into the third period (49-37).

However Caja Laboral tightened up its defense from that point and improved its attack to get close to Olympiakos in the last period of the game and win it through a Pablo Prigioni basket 1.7 seconds from the end.

Vassilis Spanoulis led the scoring for Olympiakos with 19 points.

This was Olympiakos?s second loss in three games in the group.