Defense Rules As St Petersburg Reach Final Four

Dynamo St Petersburg completed a two-game sweep of Maroussi to reach a European Final Four for the second straight season.

The Russian team, which went undefeated en route to last year's FIBA Europe League crown, won 71-59 on Friday after their 64-53 Game 1 triumph at Maroussi earlier in the week.

Dynamo Score Road Win At Maroussi

Dynamo St. Petersburg took a significant step in attempting to defend their title from last year by defeating Maroussi 64-53 in the teams’ opening game best-of-three quarterfinal match-up.

Kelly Mc Carty scored a game-high 19 points and Dynamo controlled almost the entire game.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Dimitrios Despos 2.10 30.03.1976 Larissa 
 Dimitrios Lolas SF 2.02 31.01.1986 Larissa (GRE)  
 4Roderick Blakney PG 1.84 06.08.1976 Darlington, SC (USA)  
 5Sotirios Nikolaidis 1.85 25.05.1974 Thessaloniki (GRE)  
 6Nikolaos Bountouris GF 1.92 25.09.1971 Volos 
 7Alexandros Kyritsis 1.97 18.05.1982 Athina (GRE)  
 8Blagota Sekulic 2.08 14.03.1982 Podgorica (MNE)  
 9Jared Homan PF 2.08 06.03.1983 IA (USA)  
10Christoforos Stefanidis 1.86 28.07.1980 Athina (GRE)  
11Markos Kolokas GF 2.02 21.04.1977 Athina (GRE)  
12Kostas Kaimakoglou PF 2.05 15.03.1983 Korydallos (GRE)  
13Vasileios Giannoulakos 2.15 13.05.1984 Athens (GRE)  
14Petros Noeas 2.06 20.06.1987 Kalamata (GRE)  
15Georgios Karagkoutis 2.07 15.02.1976 Athens (GRE)  


Head Coach: Panagiotis Yannakis

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Greece: Maroussi Overcome Kolossos Challenge

Maroussi Honda have a EuroCup quarter-final showdown on February 21 against last year's FIBA Europe League champions Dynamo St Petersburg, but until then Panagiotis Yannakis' men are hard at work being one of the top sides in Greece.

On Saturday, Maroussi defeated Kolossos Rhodes 75-61 after an excellent shooting performance. Yannakis' players were 13 off 23 from the arc in the victory with Nikolaos Bountouris a red-hot four of six.

Maroussi's Blakney Earns Player Of The Week Honours

Maroussi’s Roderick Blakney had an almost perfect shooting night in his team's 57-55 win over RheinEnergie earlier this week.

Blakney scored 26 points to help Maroussi clinch the top spot in Group G and as a result he was named the EuroCup Player of the Week.

Maroussi Beat Köln To Win Group G31.01.2006
Greece: Maroussi Go Joint Top29.01.2006
Sekulic, Blakney Too Much As Maroussi Knock Off Moscow Region24.01.2006
Greece: More Misery For Maroussi21.01.2006
Cantu Too Much For Kyritsis And Maroussi17.01.2006
Greece: Panathinaikos Win at Maroussi16.01.2006
Maroussi Knock Off RheinEnergie In Battle Of Leaders10.01.2006
Greece: Winning Start To Year For Maroussi08.01.2006
Maroussi Remain Undefeated, Moscow Region Still Reeling20.12.2005
Greece: Late Run Lifts Maroussi To Win19.12.2005


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PTSR. Blakney15.5
RTB. Sekulic4.5
ASR. Blakney2.4
STR. Blakney2.0
BSP. Noeas0.7


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26.10.2005vs Hapoel Subaru[W] 73-72 (A)
01.11.2005vs Slask[W] 93-71 (H)
08.11.2005vs MPC Capitals[W] 65-53 (H)
15.11.2005vs Hapoel Subaru[W] 69-54 (H)
22.11.2005vs Slask[L] 71-74 (A)
29.11.2005vs MPC Capitals[L] 68-73 (A)
13.12.2005vs Cantu[W] 59-58 (H)
20.12.2005vs Dynamo Moscow Region[W] 72-66 (A)
10.01.2006vs RheinEnergie[W] 73-69 (A)
17.01.2006vs Cantu[L] 70-82 (A)
24.01.2006vs Dynamo Moscow Region[W] 62-57 (H)
31.01.2006vs RheinEnergie[W] 57-55 (H)
21.02.2006vs St. Petersburg[L] 53-64 (H)
24.02.2006vs St. Petersburg[L] 59-71 (A)


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