Friday, July 22, 2016

Kymi sign Vangelis Tzolos

Kymi sign Vangelis Tzolos. The 25 years old Greek guard started his career with AEK, and has also played for Filathlitikos and Ikaros Kallitheas. Tzolos is the first Greek to sign a contract with Kymi for Basket League Greece 2016-2017.

Rethymno sign Evaldas Zabas

Rethymno Cretan Kings sign Evaldas Žabas. The 28 years old Canadian Lithuanian guard penned a two years contract with Rethymno. Žabas graduated from St. Michaels College School of Toronto and started his professional career in Germany for Eisbären Bremerhaven. After a year in Germany he moved to England where he played for Worcester Wolves, Worthing Thunder and Plymouth Raiders. In 2011 he moved to Sweden for Jämtland Basket and a year later he moved to Czech Republic for Jip Pardubice. In 2013 Žabas returned to Canada for Orangville A’s, but only for one season as he moved to Lithuania and BC Lietkabelis a year later. In the last season Žabas played in Estonia for Tartu Ülikool/Rock, where in 32 games he averaged 16.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Rethymno sign Andreas Christodoulou

Rethymno Cretan Kings sign Andreas Christodoulou. The 21 years old Greek Cypriot penned a two years contract. Christodoulou started his career with AEL Lemesou and after a season he moved to APOEL. In 2012 he moved to Greece for Mantoulidis and a year later he was signed by Olympiacos. In the previous season Christodoulou was on a loan to Korivos Amaliadas, where he played 22 games averaging 3.95 points and 1.59 rebounds in 13 minutes per game. In 2014 Christodoulou got a Greek passport and became a member of Greece U20 national team.

Apollon Patras sign Giorgos Diamantakos

Apollon Patras sign Giorgos Diamantakos. The 21 years old Greek center started his career from Spartiatikos and in 2012 he moved to Panathinaikos. In 2015 he moved to Turkey for Darüşşafaka and then went on loan to Kifisia. Apollon Patras had agreed terms with the player in November 2015, but due to transfer regulations this transfer was cancelled and the player moved to Croatia for GKK Šibenik.  He is a member of Greece U16, U18 and U20 national teams.

PAOK sign Andreas Glyniadakis

PAOK sign Andreas Glyniadakis. The 35 years old Greek center penned an one year contract. Glyniadakis started his professional career with Panathinaikos and has played for Panellinios, Peristeri, AEK, Maroussi and Olympiacos in Greece. He has won Euroleague twice, in 2000 with Panathinaikos and 2012 with Olympiacos. Glyniadakis was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 58th pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, and has played 13 games in the NBA with Seattle SuperSonics and in the NBA D-League with Roanoke Dazzle and Albuquerque Thunderbirds. In Europe he has also played in Kazakhstan with Astana, in Lithuania with Lietuvos Rytas, in Turkey with Royal Halı Gaziantep, and in Switzerland for Lions de Genève. In the last season Glyniadakis played for Kifisia averaging 9.5 points, 4.10 rebounds per game.