Friday, May 27, 2016

Rethymno signed Toarlyn Fitzpatrick

Rethymno signed Toarlyn Fitzpatrick. The 27 years old American forward returns to Greece, since he played for Apollon Patras in the 2014-2015 season. Fitzpatrick penned an 1+1 years contract. With Apollon he averaged 11.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, while in the previous season he averaged 8.6 points and 4.3 rebounds playing for Tigers Tübingen in Germany.

Kifisia joined FIBA Basketball Champions League

FIBA Basketball Champions League Logo
Kifisia joined FIBA Basketball Champions League. The team finished sixth in the Basket League Greece 2015-2016 and applied to join the new European League. FIBA approved Kifisia and it became the third Greek team after Aris and PAOK that will participate in the new league.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Olympiacos (W) signed Evanthia Maltsi

Evanthia Maltsi
Olympiacos (W) signed Evanthia Maltsi. The 38 years old Greek guard is 1.78 metres high and started her career in Megas Alexandros. She has also played for MENT and Panathinaikos in Greece. Maltsi went abroad and played for Celta de Vigo and CDB Zaragoza in Spain, Bourges in France, and one season for the  Connecticut Sun in the WNBA. After the WNBA she continued in Europe for Ros Casares in Spain, UŠK Prague in Czech Republic, and for Kayseri Kaski, Homend Antakya and Botaş in Turkey. With the National Team of Greece she finished third in scoring at the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women. Olympiacos signed Maltsi after winning its first Greek double, aiming for a good season in the European Championship.

Rethmyno and Skourtopoulos parted ways

Rethmyno Cretan Kings and coach Thanasis Skourtopoulos parted ways after two years. Rethymno signed Skourtopoulos in July 2014 with one year contract. Skourtopoulos continues as the assistant coach of Katsikaris in the Greek National Team. In the last two years Rethmyno finished in the 8th place of the Basket League Greece 2015-2016 Regular Season and in the 6th place of the 2014-2015 Regular Season.