Olympiacos defeated Fenerbahce in overtime and will now face Barcelona in the playoffs.

In an outstanding game, Olympiacos secured victory at the Peace and Friendship Stadium against Fenerbahce in overtime. Contrary to expectations, Olympiacos did not begin the game with great determination. However, their solid defense during the final moments allowed them to emerge victorious with a score of 84-81. With the conclusion of the Euroleague regular season, Olympiacos clinched 5th place, while Fenerbahce secured 6th place. Olympiacos has now secured its spot in the playoffs and will face Barcelona with the disadvantage of playing away from home. There’s an air of optimism within the Olympiacos camp with the return of N. Milutinov, one of the team’s top players, whose presence is sure to bolster the team’s prospects in the future. Against Fenerbahce, I. Canaan shone brightly, scoring 27 points, while N. Hayes-Davis contributed 21 points for the visiting team.

The chronicle of the Olympiacos game against Fenerbahce.

The first quarter saw the two teams tied with a score of 19-19. From the onset, it was evident that this was a tactical game between two exceptionally high-quality teams. Olympiacos appeared to lack significant energy reserves, allowing Fenerbahce the opportunity to assert dominance, which they indeed capitalized on.

Olympiacos stepped up in the second quarter, with I. Canaan performing well and helping the team to enter halftime with a 38-34 lead.

The third quarter belonged to Fenerbahce, with N. Hayes-Davis showcasing his talent and posing challenges for the Olympiacos defense. As the fourth quarter began, Olympiacos held a narrow 3-point lead, which Fenerbahce managed to overturn. However, Fenerbahce couldn’t secure the victory by the end of the fourth quarter, allowing Olympiacos to take the lead in the final seconds, forcing the game into overtime.

In overtime, I. Canaan once again stepped up, delivering an exceptional performance that led Olympiacos to a home victory with a final score of 84-81.

Player Stats:

Home Team: Olympiacos

Starters:

  • Isaiah Canaan: Min 26:16, Pts 27, Reb 0, Ast 0, Stl 1
  • Kostas Papanikolaou: Min 26:18, Pts 8, Reb 6, Ast 1, Stl 0
  • Moustapha Fall: Min 30:45, Pts 6, Reb 6, Ast 1, Stl 0
  • Thomas Walkup: Min 31:06, Pts 2, Reb 2, Ast 6, Stl 3
  • Alec Peters: Min 18:23, Pts 2, Reb 4, Ast 2, Stl 0

Bench:

  • Shaquielle McKissic: Min 25:00, Pts 12, Reb 1, Ast 1, Stl 2
  • Luke Sikma: Min 20:39, Pts 7, Reb 1, Ast 1, Stl 0
  • Giannoulis Larentzakis: Min 11:13, Pts 7, Reb 1, Ast 1, Stl 1
  • Nigel Williams-Goss: Min 21:32, Pts 6, Reb 1, Ast 1, Stl 0
  • Nikola Milutinov: Min 04:27, Pts 5, Reb 3, Ast 0, Stl 0
  • Moses Wright: Min 09:21, Pts 2, Reb 1, Ast 1, Stl 1
  • Naz Mitrou-Long: Min 00:00, Pts 0, Reb 0, Ast 0, Stl 0

Away Team: Fenerbahçe

Starters:

  • Nigel Hayes: Min 31:02, Pts 21, Reb 3, Ast 2, Stl 3
  • Sertac Sanli: Min 22:51, Pts 11, Reb 3, Ast 1, Stl 0
  • Tyler Dorsey: Min 18:12, Pts 10, Reb 4, Ast 1, Stl 1
  • Dyshawn Pierre: Min 19:47, Pts 4, Reb 4, Ast 1, Stl 1
  • Nick Calathes: Min 30:04, Pts 2, Reb 8, Ast 7, Stl 1

Bench:

  • Scottie Wilbekin: Min 25:29, Pts 12, Reb 4, Ast 1, Stl 1
  • Marko Guduric: Min 17:31, Pts 9, Reb 4, Ast 0, Stl 0
  • Tarik Biberovic: Min 16:51, Pts 7, Reb 0, Ast 0, Stl 0
  • Georgios Papagiannis: Min 21:18, Pts 3, Reb 2, Ast 0, Stl 0
  • Yam Madar: Min 07:12, Pts 2, Reb 0, Ast 1, Stl 0
  • Amine Noua: Min 13:58, Pts 0, Reb 2, Ast 0, Stl 0
  • Nathan Sestina: Min 00:45, Pts 0, Reb 0, Ast 0, Stl 0

Team stats:

  • Olympiacos: 7/23 (30.4%)
  • Fenerbahçe: 9/32 (28.1%)

Free Throws:

  • Olympiacos: 17/24 (70.8%)
  • Fenerbahçe: 14/21 (66.7%)

Assists:

  • Olympiacos: 15
  • Fenerbahçe: 14

Rebounds:

  • Olympiacos: 26
  • Fenerbahçe: 34

Offensive Rebounds:

  • Olympiacos: 4
  • Fenerbahçe: 8

Defensive Rebounds:

  • Olympiacos: 22
  • Fenerbahçe: 26

Steals:

  • Olympiacos: 8
  • Fenerbahçe: 7

Blocks:

  • Olympiacos: 3
  • Fenerbahçe: 1

Turnovers:

  • Olympiacos: 0
  • Fenerbahçe: 0

Personal Fouls:

  • Olympiacos: 20
  • Fenerbahçe: 24

Scoreboard:

QuarterOlympiacosFenerbahçe
Q11919
Q21915
Q31518
Q41617
OT1512
Score8481

Watch the highlights of the game on the official Euroleague page on YouTube.

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