Escape from Marousi for Aris and end the negative streak!


He left… standing up from the Maroussi The Mars!

Although they even reached +21, the “yellows” prevailed 89-84 of the northern suburbs team and returned to winning ways after three straight losses in the Stoiximan Basket League.

In the 5-4 the team from Thessaloniki went up, while on the other hand the team from Amarousi slipped to 4-5.

Six Aris players had double-digit points, with Galinat to be the leader with 21 points, while o Kar added 12p.

From the hosts, he stood out Radulitsa with 23 points and 7 rebounds, but left with a problem. They also finished the match with a double-double Juston (20p., 10rib.) and Briscoe (17p., 10as.).

The match

Excellent start from Aris, who went to +9 (3-12), in the first four minutes and continuing at the same pace, reached +12 (8-20), with Toliopoulos, in the 7th minute. Maroussi reacted and temporarily reduced (12-22), with the “yellows” escaping to +15 (12-27) and Juston’s three-pointer made it 15-27 in the first period.

Absolutely the same picture in the second quarter, with Aris having consolidated the double-digit difference and going to the locker room with +10 (34-44).

With Bankston and Katsivelis, the “yellows” initially went to +13 (38-51) at the beginning of the second half. From that point on, the team of Yiannis Kastritis was in complete control and with Galinat in front, escaped to +21 (51-72), in the 28th minute. All that changed by the end of the third period was 2/2 shooting from Briscoe, making it 53-72.

Maroussi took advantage of the visitors’ laxity at the beginning of the fourth period, with Yiannopoulos and Hill pushing their team to individual scores of 13-3, dropping the difference to single digits (66-75), in the first four minutes. The “yellows” reacted and with Carr they went to +10 (70-80), but the home team made their counterattack and got closer to the three points (78-81), 1:30” before the end. Nevertheless, the players of Kastritis kept their composure in the remaining time and took the victory with the final 84-89.

The quarters: 15-27, 34-44, 53-72, 84-89

See the match statistics here

Source: Sport Fm

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