Olympiacos got the job done and defeated Crvena Zvezda, beating them 66-69.

Olympiacos got the job done and defeated Crvena Zvezda in round 33 of the Euroleague.

Olympiacos emerged victorious in the game at Stark Arena against Crvena Zvezda, securing a 66-69 victory. M. Wright, a recent addition to the Olympiacos roster, notably excelled despite playing in the center position, even sinking a 3-pointer. He contributed 20 points and secured 4 rebounds. On the other side, the home team was led by J. Bolomboy, who notched 19 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and provided 1 assist.

The Match.

The game may have been decided by just three points in favor of Olympiacos, but they maintained the lead for the majority of the match and even managed to extend their advantage significantly. Despite some questionable offensive decisions and strong defense by Crvena Zvezda, the home team had an opportunity to equalize the game in the fourth quarter. However, Olympiacos quickly regained control. Although N. Nedovic missed some crucial shots, Olympiacos ultimately secured victory with a final score of 66-69, temporarily elevating them to 5th place in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague standings. They now await tomorrow’s match between Fenerbahce and Efes, hoping for a loss from the hosts to improve their final ranking.

Player statistics of the match.

Table for the Crvena Zvezda box score:

Home TeamCrvena Zvezda
Starters
Joel BolomboyMin 34:15, Pts 19, Reb 12, Ast 1, Stl 1
Adam HangaMin 29:31, Pts 19, Reb 4, Ast 3, Stl 2
Nemanja NedovićMin 29:13, Pts 15, Reb 4, Ast 4, Stl 0
Dalibor IlicMin 17:45, Pts 0, Reb 2, Ast 3, Stl 0
Branko LazicMin 04:51, Pts 0, Reb 1, Ast 0, Stl 0

Bench:

PlayerMinutesPointsReboundsAssistsSteals
Rokas Giedraitis29:1216700
Luka Mitrovic14:568321
Milos Teodosic24:306280
Yago Mateus06:462010
Dejan Davidovac06:341200
Freddie Gillespie02:270000
Javonte Smart00:000000

Table for the Olympiacos box score:

Away TeamOlympiacos
Starters
Thomas WalkupMin 31:40, Pts 12, Reb 4, Ast 5, Stl 1
Kostas PapanikolaouMin 30:00, Pts 12, Reb 4, Ast 6, Stl 0
Alec PetersMin 16:21, Pts 9, Reb 3, Ast 1, Stl 0
Moustapha FallMin 22:13, Pts 4, Reb 5, Ast 6, Stl 0
Isaiah CanaanMin 14:51, Pts 3, Reb 1, Ast 1, Stl 1

Bench:

PlayerMinutesPointsReboundsAssistsSteals
Moses Wright16:3420402
Nigel Williams-Goss17:2310162
Shaquielle McKissic10:077002
Naz Mitrou-Long12:285020
Ignas Brazdeikis05:383100
Giannoulis Larentzakis12:452001
Luke Sikma10:002000

Game statistics.

Here are the game stats for the matchup between Crvena Zvezda and Olympiacos:

Team StatsCrvena ZvezdaOlympiacos
Field Goals32/65 (49.2%)31/60 (51.7%)
3 Pointers11/25 (44%)13/29 (44.8%)
Free Throws11/14 (78.6%)14/22 (63.6%)
Assists2227
Rebounds3723
Off. Rebounds157
Def. Rebounds2216
Steals49
Blocks23
Turnovers00
Personal Fouls2423

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

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