Panathinaikos and Olympiacos Set for 11th Greek Basketball Cup Final Showdown

Panathinaikos and Olympiacos Set for 11th Greek Basketball Cup Final Showdown

Panathinaikos and Olympiacos, living up to their "favorite" status in the Final-8, will clash on Sunday, February 18th, at the "Dyo Aorakia" in Heraklion for the Greek Basketball Cup trophy. Both teams secured their spots in the final with victories in the semi-finals: Panathinaikos defeated Aris 76-65, while Olympiacos prevailed over Prometheus 91-77.

Greens Aim for 21st Title, Red-Whites Eye Third Straight:

Panathinaikos is hungry for their 21st Greek Basketball Cup title, while Olympiacos seeks a record-extending third consecutive championship and 12th overall.

Head-to-Head This Season:

The two rivals have already met four times this season, with Panathinaikos winning twice in the regular season (home and away). However, Olympiacos got the better of them in the Euroleague opener at OAKA and the Super Cup final earlier this season.

Historic Rivalry Renewed:

This will be the 11th time Panathinaikos and Olympiacos meet in the Greek Basketball Cup final. Panathinaikos holds the upper hand with seven wins compared to Olympiacos' three. The last time they faced off in the final was in 2022, with Olympiacos emerging victorious 81-73.

Broadcast Information:

The final will be played on Sunday, February 18th, at 7:00 PM local time (19:00 EEST) at the "Dyo Aorakia" in Heraklion. You can catch the action on Newsit.gr, SKI, and COSMOTE SPORT 5.

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