Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Panathinaikos signed George Papagiannis

Panathinaikos signed George Papagiannis. The 17 years old Greek center started at Olympiacos' academies before his first contract with Peristeri BC. In 15th January 2012 Papagiannis became the youngest player that has ever played in the Basket League Greece at the age of 14 years old and 6 months. After his debut in Peristeri Papagiannis moved to USA and currently studies and plays for Westtown School of Pennsylvania. Papagiannis will stay in Pennsylvania for one more year before joining the Greek champions. Born on 3rd July 1997 Papagiannis has won the bronze medal with Greece U16 in Ukraine FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship 2013 and then the gold medal with Greece U16 in Turkey World Under-16 Basketball Championship. For two years in a row, 2012 and 2013, Papagiannis is FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship: Blocked Shots Leader.

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