Panathinaikos beat Anadolu Efes in Euro basketball

Athens, Jan 18: Panathinaikos recorded their third consecutve victory in qualifying games for the Euro League Basketball, beating Anadolou Efes 78-64 here.

At the city’s Olympic sports complex OAKA, the Greek side dominated the game in particular the second half Friday, reports Xinhua.

They took the lead in the first quarter which ended 23-21, retained it with a 37-36 score in the second period and advanced 60-54 in the third one.

Dimitris Diamantidis was the top scorer with 17 points for Panathinaikos.

After the victory, Panathinaikos retains top spot in Group E.

IANS