2018–19 Greek Basketball Cup

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2018–19 Greek Cup
Season2018–19
Teams62
Dates15 September 2018 – 17 February 2019
Final positions
ChampionsPanathinaikos OPAP (19th title)
Runners-upPAOK
Awards
MVPGreece Nick Calathes

The 2018–19 Greek Basketball Cup was the 44th edition of Greece's top-tier level professional national domestic basketball cup competition. The previous winners of the cup were AEK.[1] The cup competition started on 15 September 2018, and ended 17 February 2019. Panathinaikos won the competition.[2]

Format

The top six placed teams from the top-tier level Greek Basket League's 2016–17 season, gained an automatic bye to the 2017–18 Greek Cup quarterfinals. While the eight lower placed teams from the 2016–17 Greek Basket League season; along with all of the teams from the 2nd-tier level Greek A2 Basket League's 2017–18 season, and the 3rd-tier level Greek B Basket League's 2017–18 season, played in preliminary rounds, competing for the other two quarterfinals places. The quarterfinals and onward rounds were played under a single elimination format.

Preliminary rounds

Phase 1

Round 1

Saturday 2018–09–15

Home Team Away Team Score
K.A.O. Corinth A.S.E. Douka 52 – 76
Pagrati G.S. Kronos Agioy Dimitriou 89 – 78
G.S. Mandras "O Nikiforos" A.S. Papagou 81 – 68
Dafni Dafniou Proteas Voulas 71 – 53
A.E. Pentelis Panerithraikos A.S. 79 – 74
A.O. Enosi Iliou A.O. Glafkos 72 – 64
A.O. Triton Panelefsiniakos 76 – 71
Oiakas Napfliou POK Esperos 64 – 60
MAS Ermis Lagkada SA Stratoniou 63 – 71
G.S. Farsalon K.S. Gefyras 71 – 64
Anatolia Esperos Lamias 76 – 60
G.S. Eleftheroupolis Machites Doxas Pefkon 68 – 45
Makedonikos Philippos Verias 60 – 72
A.M.S Propontis Chal. S.A. Europi 87 52 – 59
G.S. Niki Volou A.O. Agriniou 70 – 74
Faiakas Kerkyras Ikaroi Serron 64 – 61

Round 2

Wednesday 2018–09–19

Home Team Away Team Score
A.O. Agriniou Diagoras Dryopideon 69 – 72
A.O. Triton Charilaos Trikoupis 76 – 73
Faiakas Kerkyras Aiolos Trikalon 20 – 0
Enosi Iliou A.S.K. Ippokratis 62 – 72
S.A. Europi 87 A.S.A. Koroivos 55 – 63
G.S. Farsalon Ermis Agias Larissa 74 – 83
G.S. Eleftheroupolis E.K. Kavalas 67 - 74
Dafni Dafniou Ionikos Nikaias 74 – 104
Oiakas Napfliou A.E. Psychiko 60 – 71
A.P.S. Philippos Verias Ethnikos OPFP 70 – 58
A.E. Pentelis A.S. Apollon Patras 48 – 74
S.A. Stratoniou Iraklis 2017 66 – 98
A.S.E. Douka A.S. Karditsas 63 – 75
A.O. Pagrati A.O. Amyntas 82 – 74
G.S. Mandraikos A.S. Kastorias 71 – 74
Anatolia G.S. Amarousiou 83 – 72

Note: Aiolos Trikalon decided to forfeit their game against Faiakas Kerkyras.

Round 3

Saturday 22 or Sunday 2018–09–23

Home Team Away Team Score
A.S.P. Philippos Verias E.K. Kavalas 68 – 75
Anatolia A.S. Kastoria 71 – 61
Ionikos Nikaias A.S.K. Ippokratis 81 – 82
Faiakas Kerkyras Ermis Agias Larissa 70 – 69
A.O. Triton A.S. Apollon Patron 74 – 63
A.O. Pagrati A.E. Psychiko 78 – 74
Diagoras Dryopideon Iraklis 2017 96 – 86
A.S.A. Koroivos A.S. Karditsa 67 – 65

Phase 2

Round 1

Wednesday 2018–09–26

Home Team Away Team Σκορ
A.O. Triton Diagoras Dryopideon 80 – 84
A.O. Pagrati Faiakas Kerkyras 88 – 75
Anatolia A.S.A. Koroivos 106 – 104
E.K. Kavalas A.S.K. Ippokratis 90 – 72
Round 2
Date Home Team Away Team Score
Saturday 2018–09–29 Diagoras Dryopideon E.K. Kavalas 90 – 69
Saturday 2018–09–29 A.O. Pagrati Anatolia 85 – 78

Final rounds

A.S. Diagoras Dryopideon and A.O. Pagrati reached the Round of 16, after winning the preliminary rounds.

 
Quarterfinals
3 October 2018
Semifinals
3 November 2018
Final
17 February 2019
 
          
 
 
 
 
Kymi74
 
 
 
Peristeri73
 
Kymi61
 
 
 
PAOK72
 
PAOK82
 
 
 
AEK80
 
PAOK73
 
 
 
Panathinaikos OPAP79
 
Olympiacos84
 
 
 
Kolossos H Hotels53
 
Panathinaikos OPAP20
 
 
 
Olympiacos0
 
Promitheas68
 
 
Panathinaikos OPAP76
 

Note: Olympiacos decided to forfeit their semifinals game versus Panathinaikos at halftime, over reffing disputes.[3]

Greek Basketball Cup Finals
44th Final
17 February 2019 – Heraklion Indoor Sports Arena

Panathinaikos – PAOK 79–73 (46–36), Quarters: 29–15, 46–36, 59–58, 79–73. Referees: Papapetrou, Karakatsounis, Tsarouchas

Panathinaikos (Pitino): Calathes 19, Langford 17, Gist 14, Thomas 12, Papapetrou 10, Antetokounmpo 5, Mitoglou 2, Payne, Kilpatrick, Lekavičius, Vougioukas, Papagiannis

PAOK (Papatheodorou): Hatcher 23, Goss 15, Margaritis 13, Garrett 10, Jones 9, Zaras 3, Jefferson, Tepić, Chrysikopoulos, Koniaris, Tsochlas, Schizas

Awards

Finals Most Valuable Player

Player Team
Greece Nick Calathes[4] Panathinaikos

Finals Top Scorer

Player Team
United States Will Hatcher PAOK

References

  1. ^ "Κύπελλο Ανδρών 2017-2018". basket.gr (in Greek). Online. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  2. ^ Ελληνική Ομοσπονδία Καλαθοσφαίρισης. "Κύπελλο Ανδρών 2018-2019". basket.gr (in Greek). Online. Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  3. ^ Olympiacos decided to forfeit the semifinal Greek Cup game against Panathinaikos in protest for the refs.
  4. ^ sdna media (February 17, 2019). "MVP του τελικού ο Καλάθης". sdna.gr. Retrieved February 17, 2019.

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