Zenit St Petersburg – Panathinaikos BC OPAP 79-89

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens registered its first road win of the season by holding off Zenit St Petersburg 79-89 on Thursday night. Panathinaikos improved to a 2-2 record on the season, while Zenit dropped to 1-3. The Greens led for much of the night, by as much as 49-63 in the third quarter, behind Nick Calathes and Jimmer Fredette. Mateusz Ponitka led Zenit's charge, and the hosts got to within 76-79, but Panathinaikos held on. Fredette finished with 22 points and DeShuan Thomas scored 17 more for the winners. Jacob Wiley added 14 points while Calathes had 8 points and dished 15 assists. Ponitka collected 16 points and 6 rebounds for Zenit. Andrew Albicy netted 15 points, Gustavo Ayon and Will Thomas had 12 apiece, and Colton Iverson scored 10 in defeat.