Panathinaikos OPAP – Olympiacos 99-96

Tyrese Rice netted 41 points in a Greek derby overtime classic, leading Panathinaikos OPAP Athens to a thrilling 99-93 win over its arch-rival Olympiacos Piraeus on Friday night. The win was a third consecutive for Panathinaikos, improving it to 7-4 on the season, while Olympiacos dropped to 5-7. Panathinaikos led for majority of the night paced by Rice, but the Reds kept coming back by making huge shots from long range. Olympiacos took the lead late in the regulation, but Georgios Papagiannis scored with 3.4 seconds left to send the game into extra session. A 7-0 run, capped by a runner from Rice, put the Greens up 96-91 in overtime, and they held on to that lead. Rice's career-high 41 points is tied for the second-best scoring output in EuroLeague this century, as he knocked down a club record 8 of 16 triples. Nick Calathes had 14 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks, DeShaun Thomas scored 13, and Ioannis Papapetrou had 11 points in victory. Vassilis Spanoulis paced Olympiacos with 18 points, Brandon Paul netted 17 on 5-for-8 three-point shooting. Nikola Milutinov collected a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Wade Baldwin had 10 in a losing effort.