PAOK Faces Tough Defeat Against Benfica in Basketball Champions League

PAOK Faces Tough Defeat Against Benfica in Basketball Champions League


In the 2nd round of the Basketball Champions League, PAOK suffered a significant 94-72 defeat at the hands of Benfica in Lisbon. The loss left Thessalonians deeply concerned, mainly due to their subpar defensive performance throughout most of the game.

PAOK faced a tough challenge against Benfica and fell short, with their rivals claiming a 94-72 victory. The "black and white" team encountered several issues during the match.

Ivan Almeida led the way for Benfica, contributing 28 points and three assists, while Terrell Carter also played a crucial role with 26 points, four rebounds, and two assists, securing the notable victory for the home team.

Elvar Fridriksson put up a strong fight for PAOK, finishing the game with 16 points, four rebounds, and six assists.

The quarter scores were as follows: 17-15, 40-41, 68-60, 94-72.

Benfica (Coached by Norberto Alves) featured notable performances from players like Almeira (28 points), Gameiro (3 points), Carter (26 points), and Douglas (14 points).

PAOK (Coached by Fotis Takianos) had contributions from players such as Beliauskas (7 points), Tsairelis (10 points), Margaritis (11 points), and others.

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