Panathinaikos beat Anadolu Efes in Euro basketball

IANS| Updated: Jan 18, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

Athens: Panathinaikos recorded their third consecutve victory in qualifying games for the Euro League Basketball, beating Anadolou Efes 78-64 here.

At the city`s Olympic sports complex OAKA, the Greek side dominated the game in particular the second half Friday, reports a leading agency.

They took the lead in the first quarter which ended 23-21, retained it with a 37-36 score in the second period and advanced 60-54 in the third one.

Dimitris Diamantidis was the top scorer with 17 points for Panathinaikos.

After the victory, Panathinaikos retains top spot in Group E.