Olivier Hanlan drops 35 as Aris erase 19-point deficit in win against Panathinaikos

2021-10-03 19:16
Credit: imago images / Beautiful Sports
Credit imago images / Beautiful Sports

Aris Thessaloniki (1-0) upset Panathinaikos OPAP Athens (0-1) 81-71 (15-20, 9-23, 31-14, 26-14) and open the Greek Basket League with a surprise.

PAO dominated in the second quarter and increased their lead from 5 points to 19.

However, Aris were not ready to raise a white flag. Olivier Hanlan sparked a comeback and Aris cut the deficit to just one point. The fourth quarter belonged to them and they got a win over Turkish Airlines EuroLeague club.

Free throws this season

Points made: 5,0
Accuracy: 50,0%
Place in standings: 16
Record max: 5
Record min: 5
Most made FTs: Ioannis Papapetrou

For the winners, Olivier Hanlan put on a show. He accumulated 35 points (9/11 2PT, 4/8 3PT), 5 rebounds, and 2 assists.

Okaro White posted 12 points, 7 rebounds for the losing squad.

Aris: Olivier Hanlan 35 (5 REB), Omiros Netzipoglou 13 (6 REB), Shakur Juiston 12.

Panathinaikos: Okaro White 12 (7 REB), Kendrick Perry 12, Nemanja Nedovic 10 (3 AST), Howard Sant-Roos 10 (4 REB).


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