Panathinaikos Athens overcame Montepaschi Siena, 77-69, today, May the 6th, in Barcelona to advance to the EuroLeague’s championship game.
Dallas Mavericks’ Nick Calathes started and logged 29:47 of playing time. Calathes scored 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field and 5-of-7 from the foul line, grabbed seven rebounds, dished two assists and recorded two steals, accumulating a rating of 24.
He was the best player in the game. With backcourt-mate, and front-runner for the league’s MVP, Dimitris Diamantidis contained, Calathes was phenomenal creating off the dribble and extremely efficient with his mid-range shooting.
Panathinaikos plays the winner of the game between Real Madrid and Maccabi Electra for the championship this Sunday, May the 8th.