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Greens and Reds catch Spanish flu on their travels

The Greek basketball giants succumbed to their Spanish hosts in the second set of Euroleague games for the week, as Olympiakos succumbed to holder Real Madrid on Thursday and Panathinaikos went down at Barcelona on Friday.

Reports say final four heading to Athens in 2020

Greece’s Sports Ministry is reportedly very close to a deal with the EuroLeague for a return of Europe’s Final Four basketball tournament to Athens in 2020, with sources telling Kathimerini that “we are on a positive path.”

Olympiakos guards sink Real Madrid

Olympiakos ended Real Madrid’s unbeaten run in the Euroleague beating the European champion at home on Thursday, while Panathinaikos suffered another away loss, this time at Baskonia on Friday.

Greens win on the road, Reds come close

Olympiakos pushed CSKA all the way in Moscow before going down to the Euroleague favorite on Thursday, but Panathinaikos edged out Buducnost for a much-needed away win on Friday.