The ultimate AEL,... also won the derby!

Payabl continues unabated. EKA AEL, as it got its fourth victory in as many matches, beating Dynatron Apollon 81-66, in the 6th game of the OPAP Basket League. Tray Buchanan led the way with 30 points, 7 three-pointers, 5 rebounds and 1 assist.

In the 6th minute, the two teams were separated by one point (14-13) after Iliadis’ three-pointer for Dynatron Apollon, with Payabl. EKA AEL goes on a 15-point streak in the 9th minute with Averette’s layup leading 29-13.

The difference reached 20 points in the 11th minute with Buchanan’s three-pointer. After the 14th minute, the “blues” made a run of 11 points and in the 18th minute, with Pantouri’s layup, they reduced the score to 39-31. The first half ended with two shots by Pigram in the 19th minute to bring the difference to double digits (43-33).

The hosts escaped again and in the 25th minute with Buchanan’s three-pointer, the difference was 17 points (52-35), while the distances opened up even more until the end of the third quarter (69-46).

In the fourth quarter, Payabl. EKA AEL kept the lead in their favor, despite the reduction of the score by the guests by eight points (they scored 20 against 12) and thus the final score was 81-66 for the “blue and yellow”.

THE DECADES: 29-13, 43-33, 69-46, 81-66

Payabl. EKA AEL (Markos Asonitis)

Aveette 14, Buchanan 30 (7), Pigram 13 (2), Tigas 7 (1), Georgiou 7 (1), Stylianou 1, Panagidis 4, Grivas, Douglas 5, Antoniadis

Apollo Dynatron (Thomas Nikou)

Rilley 7, Simpson 11 (1), Okereafor 3, Loizidis 8, Pantouris 17 (1), Abram 10 (1), Iliadis 10 (2), Hatzikostas, Zdravic, Xaralambous

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