Prometheus Patras was stormy against Nanterre and with their leaders Harry Giannopoulos (21p) and Ian Miller (19p) celebrated its second victory in the EuroCup, prevailing 88-72 over the French team.
Vangelis Mantzaris, who was absent but had 4 rebounds and 11 assists, in a “full” appearance. Danny Agbeleze was the reference point in the game of Prometheus, at the beginning of the match, with Patras taking the reins (13-8, 4 ‘). Cordinier and Campa took action and Nanterre managed to turn the tide (15-19, 7 ‘). Cordinier continued to score, but Faye with a three-pointer at the end of the quarter equalized 21-21.
In the first minutes of the period, Delroy James made his presence felt and Prometheus took the lead again (31-29, 13 ‘). Christodoulou and Radisevic shouted present and the difference then increased (39-34, 16 ‘). The hosts kept control of the situation, but Kampa and Bouquet equalized for Nanterre (44-44, 19 ‘). Giannopoulos said the last word in the first part and wrote 46-44.
With his defense gaining momentum and Ian Miller making his presence felt, Prometheus Patras “built” a difference at the beginning of the season (53-44, 24 ‘). The lead of Makis Giatras ‘team reached double digits thanks to Agravanis (61-49, 27’). Stone and Warren took action and reduced the visitors to 63-56, at the end of the third quarter.
Stone and Kampa continued to give solutions to Nanterre, which came close to the fourth quarter (68-63, 32 ‘). Somewhere there the hosts increased their speed. Giannopoulos, Christodoulou and Miller took matters into their own hands and the difference reached double digits again (81-68, 37 ‘). The French could not follow the rhythm of the Doctor’s team and somehow the match ended with Prometheus reaching the victory, which was the first at home in this year’s EuroCup.
The ten minutes: 21-21, 46-44, 63-56, 88-72.