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21.10.2008, 19:30h
21.10.2008, 19:30h
70-85
24 - 1816 - 1819 - 3011 - 19
24 - 1816 - 1819 - 3011 - 19
Venue: Bonn (GER) |
Spectators: 3500 |
Referees: Sreten Radovic (CRO), Luis Lopes (POR), Marco Giansanti (ITA)

GAME REPORT


Battling Bonn Finally Fall To Panellinios

Panellinios overcame an impressive start by hosts Telekom Baskets Bonn to win the second leg of their EuroCup Qualifying Round 1 tie 85-70 and seal a place in the next phase of the competition.

The Greek outfit prevailed 154-124 on aggregate and now face an intriguing showdown with BC Kyiv.

Telekom Baskets scored 14 of the game's first 16 points to trail by just three overall but Panellinios eventually found their rhythm and were behind 24-18 at the end of the first quarter.

By half-time, Bonn's advantage had been reduced to 40-36.

They took the lead for good with a 7-0 run midway through the third quarter which gave them a 55-49 advantage in Tuesday's game.

Australia international Brad Newley and Serbian Ivan Radenovic each had 13 points and seven rebounds for Panellinios, who shot a blistering nine of 18 (50%) from three-point range.

Five different Panellinios players connected from behind the arc.

They also out-rebounded their hosts 38-25.

Djuro had a game-high 14 points for the winners.

Bonn got 12 points from Earl Rowland and 10 from Artur Kolodziejski.

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Telekom Baskets vs. PANELLINIOS

Michael Koch (Head Coach Bonn):  

"In both games we saw that we can play at a certain high level. This greek team can hold the tension high for 40 minutes. We have to work to play on such a level for a longer time."  

Elias Zouros (Headcoach Athen): 

"Thanks to my players even they started very bad. After a good start from Bonn we played better defense and controlled the game. It is important for us to win here in this gym."  

Player EJ Rowland (Bonn):  

"Athen realy spreaded out in the second half. They played well and took the game. We can be satisfied with our performance in the first half but could not keep the tension after the break."  

Player Djuro Ostojic (Athen):

"We are happy to make it into the next round. At the beginning we really did not get into the game. Telekom Baskets Bonn started very well and we have not been focused. In the end the big difference was a little bit to much."

Accumulated statistics

45.1%

23/51
FG
M/A

48.1%

26/54

50.0%

18/36
FG2P
M/A

47.2%

17/36

33.3%

5/15
FG3P
M/A

50.0%

9/18

67.9%

19/28
FT
M/A

80.0%

24/30

25

9/16
RT
RO/RD

38

16/22

6

AS

12

15

TO

19

7

ST

5

5

BS

0

23

PF

24

70

Pts

85

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