Panathinaikos Athens gained a comfortable victory, 86-76, over FC Bayern Munich on Friday. Both teams, already eliminated from playoff contention, now have 11-20 records.
Bayern edged a high-scoring first quarter, but Panathinaikos roared into a double-digit lead in a dominant second period. The Greens had runs of 8-0 and 11-0 in the third to establish full control, and Bayern's fourth quarter rally wasn't enough. Georgios Papagiannis was the main inspiration with 24 points and 11 rebounds, while Paris Lee also had a double-double with 10 points and 11 assists, and Matt Thomas added 12 points. Nick Weiler-Babb and Andreas Obst top scored for Bayern with 12 points.