In a crucial game for the 21th day of EuroLeague, Greek champion Olympiacos beat Unics Kazan in Russia (75-90), improving its season’s record to 15-6. For the winners, a former Nugget, combo guard Errick Green scored 25 points (10/13 field goals plus 2/2 from the free throw line) in 34 minutes, while team’s vice-captain Georgios Printezis added 20 and dished 4 assists.
The hosts didn’t manage to limit Olympiacos’ offense, as the Reds finished the game with 14 three-pointers made (56%). Veteran sharpshooter, Kansas college graduate Keith Langford had 25 points and 7 dimes, but it wasn’t enough. Unics hasn’t won a match in the league since January 12 (four consecutive defeats) and dropped to 7-14 and the 13th place.
In the other games of the day (02/02): Fenerbahce – CSKA Moscow 77-71 (Udoh 15pts/11r), Zalgiris – Barcelona 89-85 (Lekavicius 17pts/4r/4a), Armani Milan – Darussafaka 89-87 (Simon 15pts/6r), Brose Baskets – Maccabi T.A. 90-75 (Strelnieks 25pts/4a).