Friday, June 24, 2016

Nikos Oikonomou is Panionios new coach

Nikos Oikonomou is Panionios' new coach. The 43 years old Greek coach will try to lead Panionios back to the Basket League, since the club was relegated to B League due to financial problems. Oikomomou played basketball in Ionikos Nikaias, Panathinaikos, Kinder Bologna, Olympiacos, Barcelona, Olympia Larisas, Dynamo Moscow, Panionios and Panellinios. As a coach he has worked for Spata (Local), Ionikos Neas Filadelfeias (C League), Olympiada Patron (A2 League), Ikaroi Serron, Livadia (A2 League) and Ionikos Nikaias. Oikonomou has also worked as the assistant coach of Thanasis Skourtopoulos in Panionios.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Kymi released Pantelis Settos

Kymi released its captain Pantelis Settos. Settos joined Kymi in 2011 and had since then celebrated six consecutive promotions with the team, from the local league to Basket League, but he will not play in the top league with Kymi. The newly promoted team of Kymi has already released six players, Lolas, Gizogiannis, and Arapis, Papantoniou, Kakiouzis and Skouloudis.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Olympiacos signed Khem Birch

Olympiacos signed Khem Xavier Birch. The 23 years old Canadian graduated from UNLV (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), and he went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft. Birch started his professional career in NBA D-League with Sioux Falls Skyforce and in the next year he moved to Turkey for Uşak Sportif, where he averaged 10.5 points and 9.1 rebounds per game, in 32 games played in the Turkish Super League. Birch penned a two years, €1.1 million euros net income contract with the Greek Champions.

Milan Milošević renews with AEK

Milan Milošević renews with AEK. The 30 years old Bosnian forward renewed his contract and will remain with the club for a third season, as he renewed his first contract a year ago.

Greece U20 National Team

Coach Elias Papatheodorou announced the players that will participate in the U20 European Championship in Chalkida, 15-24 July 2016.

Greece U20 National Team

Vasilis Toliopoulos 15.06.1996 1.88 Guard Olympiacos
Vasilis Mouratos 24.11.1997 1.92 Guard Olympiacos
Vasilis Charalampopoulos 06.01.1997 2.02 Forward Panathinaikos
Antonis Koniaris 30.09.1997 1.92 Guard Panathinaikos
George Papagiannis 03.07.1997 2.19 Center Panathinaikos
Michalis Lountzis 04.08.1998 1.92 Guard Panathinaikos
Giorgos Tsalbouris 27.06.1996 2.15 Center AEK
Dimitris Flionis 08.04.1997 1.90 Guard Aris
Nikos Diplaros 28.06.1997 1.88 Guard Aris
Thomas Kottas 27.04.1996 2.08 Center PAOK
Dimitris Stamatis 12.01.1996 1.87 Guard Kifisia
Sotiris Billis 14.11.1996 2.00 Forward Kolossos Rodou
Dionysis Skoulidas 29.07.1997 2.00 Forward Peristeri
Iakovos Milentigievits 11.01.1997 1.90 Guard Doukas
Nikos Maragkidis 23.07.1997 2.00 Forward Marousi
Thanasis Ntouzidis 18.08.1997 2.02 Forward Ikaros Kallitheas
Kostas Antetokounmpo 20.11.1997 2.06 Forward Dominican HighSchool

Coach: Elias Papatheodorou