Panathinaikos – Maccabi: Remake of Play Offs… 12 years later with a taste of Final Four (vids)

It's been more than a decade since Panathinaikos found Maccabi Tel Aviv again in the playoffs, the last year Jeliko Obradovic was on his bench, while “Clover” made his last appearance in the Final 4 of the EuroLeague. .

The regular season her Euroleague Now belongs to the past because the big moment has arrived Play off. In fact, this season, after several years, both Greek teams participating in the event will be in action.

Both O Olympics As well as Panathinayakas AKTOR, through their progress has won a spot at this particular stage, where they have to face two more formidable opponents. More specifically, “red and white” will be “put” with her Barcelona Although “Clover” had a club in front of it, 12 years ago in the same environment, it faced again. Maccabi Tel Aviv.

2012 Playoffs

This was during the 2011 season 2012 When these two teams met each other again on the road, Panathinaikos finished 4th in the final. Final 4.

In his last year “Green colors“, The Zeljko ObradovicAt his disposal, among others, Nick Calatheshim Saras Jasikeviciushim Dimitris Diamonditis And this Mike BaptisteOnce again she was able to star in the first European event, and on her way to the semi-finals, she was hampered. Maccabi of David Platt, Sophocles Shortcyanides And Todori Papaloukas.

In the first match held in OkThe Panathinayakas was able to prevail comfortably 93-73 However Maccabi He immediately took a double me and tied the series 94-92 After his three pointer David Blue And his accurate shot Keith Langford In the last seconds.

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In Israel, Maccabi He once again took the win on points 65-62However “Clover” passed without saying his last word Tel Aviv with 78-69That sent the series to a fifth match.

In Ok The match was again a real derby, although the “green” found the victors, who actually crushed their opponents with a difference in point and score. 86-85After his well-aimed shot Diamondites In the last 5 seconds.

Path to Finals 4

In ConstantinopleThe Panathinayakas He wanted to face her in the semi-finals CSKA Moscow He was thus defeated 66-64 After being handballed in the last 34 seconds Milos Theodosic And Alexey Sweat.

Finally the “greens” took it and finished the season 4th place As they were later defeated Barcelona of Xavi Pascual with 74-69.

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