Ioannis Papapetrou

Greece thrashes Jordan ahead of World Cup in China

NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Greek national team were in action on Saturday as part of the 2019 Suzhou International Basketball Challenge in China. Greece thrashed Jordan 92-65 in a game that took place ahead of the FIBA World Cup that kicks off in China next Saturday. Antetokounmpo scored 13 points, behind Giorgos Printezis with 17 points.

Euroleague Basketball Final Four to get underway

Sports fans will be glued to their TV sets Thursday as the Euroleague Basketball Final Four gets underway in Istanbul. Greek national champion Olympiakos takes on defending Euroleague champion CSKA Moscow at 6.30 p.m. (Greek time) before Spanish giant Real Madrid goes head to head with Turkish side Fenerbahce at 9.30 p.m.

Euroleague Basketball Final Four underway

Sports fans will be glued to their TV sets Thursday as the Euroleague Basketball Final Four gets underway in Istanbul. Greek national champion Olympiakos takes on defending Euroleague champion CSKA Moscow at 6.30 p.m. (Greek time) before Spanish giant Real Madrid goes head to head with Turkish side Fenerbahce at 9.30 p.m.

Red hoopsters dominate another Greek derby in Euroleague

Olympiakos beat Panathinaikos for the third time in as many games so far this season, this time triumphing by eight (77-69) for the Euroleague in Piraeus on Friday.

An improved Panathinaikos from the first two games against its eternal rival remained second-best to the Reds but stayed close in the score almost throughout the game.