Olympiacos Piraeus remained one of the hottest teams in the league with a 65-84 victory on the road in the Greek derby over Panathinaikos OPAP Athens.
Olympiacos opened a 16-point lead in the second quarter and it was a 15-point gap early in the third quarter before Panathinaikos pulled within 3. But Olympiacos ran away in the final quarter for its sixth win in its last seven games. The Reds improved their record to 12-5, including three wins in their last four road games. Shaquielle McKissic and Tyler Dorsey both scored 18 points to lead Olympiacos while Kostas Sloukas had 16 points and 6 assists and Sasha Vezenkov chipped in 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Panathinaikos dropped its third straight game at home and fell to 4-13. Nemanja Nedovic poured in 17 points with 7 assists and Georgios Papagiannis had a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds plus 5 blocks.