Friday, July 5, 2024

Maroussi Extends Contract with Orfeas Stasinos

Maroussi BC has announced the extension of Orfeas Stasinos' contract for another two years. Orfeas Stasinos' journey with Maroussi is a tale of dedication and passion. Born on September 5, 1999, Stasinos began his basketball career in the youth ranks of Maroussi. He made his debut for the first team while still a member of the youth squad in 2014, at a time when the club was competing in the Greek B’ Ethniki.

Brief Departure and Unwavering Commitment

In the 2019-2020 season, Stasinos had a brief stint with Ifaistos Limnou in the Greek Basket League. However, his time away from Maroussi was short-lived. Stasinos made a resolute promise upon his return: "I will only play in A1 with Maroussi." This commitment came to fruition when Maroussi won the Elite League title in 2023, securing promotion to the Greek Basket League (A1) for the 2023-2024 season. Stasinos played a pivotal role in this achievement as the team captain and a key contributor.

Performance in the Greek Basket League

In the 2023-2024 season, Maroussi returned to the Greek Basket League after a 12-year absence. Stasinos' contributions were vital in this historic season. He participated in 24 games, averaging 14.7 minutes per game. During this period, he recorded 3.5 points and 1.75 assists per game, demonstrating his ability to contribute consistently and effectively.

Career Highlights and Statistics

2017-2018 (Maroussi, Greek A2): Stasinos averaged 9.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 2.6 assists in 28 games, playing 21.8 minutes per game. He shot 42.5% from the field, 37.7% from three-point range, and 88.7% from the free-throw line.
2018-2019 (Maroussi, Greek A2): In 29 games, he averaged 14.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per game, with a shooting percentage of 47.2% from the field and 83.7% from the free-throw line.
2020-2021 (Maroussi, Greek A2): Stasinos stepped up his game, averaging 15.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 5.8 assists in 22 games.
2021-2022 (Maroussi, Greek A2): He had an impressive season, averaging 16.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 6.0 assists per game.
2023-2024 (Maroussi, Greek A1): In the top tier of Greek basketball, Stasinos contributed 3.5 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game in 24 appearances.

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