Continuing with impressive performances throughout this season’s Euroleague, Nick Calathes made an impressive start with the playoffs as well. The Panathinaikos’ captain once again played a decisive role in the ‘green’s’ 95 – 67 victory against Real Madrid for the first playoffs game of the Euroleague. Calathes scored 11 points (4/6 2p., 1/2 3p.), dished 16 assists and grabbed 6 boards, in 25 minutes and his plethoric performance gave him MVP status for the 1st round of the Euroleague playoffs. At the same time, the 16 assists are a career high for Calathes in the competition, while they also set a new record for the competition’s playoffs!