Olympiakos Beats CSKA Moscow, 84-76

first_imgPIRAEUS – CSKA Moscow’s undefeated run in Euroleague basketball play was interrupted by an 84-76 at the hands of Greek power Olympiakos in a battle of Greek coaches.With the victory, the Reds moved to 5-1 in round two group play and upended one of its fiercest rivals in the tourney.Down 17-11 after the first period, Olympiakos rebounded strongly with 32 points in the second period and then extended the lead to 64-53 in the third period.Coached by Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA came to within three at 69-66 but then the home team turned on the gas to close it out behind coach Yiannis Sfairopoulos before a near-capacity crowd. Captain Vassilis Spanoulis led the way with 19 points while Matt Lojeski chipped in with 16. TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img

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