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FIBA Eurobasket 2015: Greece Defends Lead to Win Slovenia 83-72

Having already recorded three straight wins in the tournament's group stage, the Greek Men's Basketball team secured the first place in Group C in the FIBA Eurobasket 2015 with a 83-72 victory over Slovenia. The game was decisive for the fate of...

Greece Beats Georgia 79 – 68 in FIBA Eurobasket

The Greek Men's Basketball Team came one step closer to securing the first place in Group C of the 2015 FIBA Eurobasket with a 79-68 victory over Georgia on Tuesday evening. Though the Greeks were ahead throughout the game, Georgia rallied in the third...

FIBA Eurobasket 2015: Greece Recovers to Win Croatia 72-70

The Greek Men's National Basketball Team achieved a resilient comeback in the final minutes of the game against Croatia, to overcome their rivals with a 72-70 victory in their second FIBA Eurobasket 2015 game. The Greeks had been behind in...

Antetokounmpo Impresses Against Bosnia and Herzegovina – Greece Loses to Turkey in Friendly Game

With the FIBA EuroBasket 2015 fast approaching, the Men’s Greek Basketball Team is in full preparation mode and Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of their leading stars. The Greek team were won a 78-60 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in a...

Olympiakos' Basketball Team Wins the Greek Basketball League

Olympiakos celebrated its 11th championship win on Sunday, June 14, and its third win over its main rival Panathinaikos with a score of 93-74 in the third game of the playoff finals. During the match that took place at the...

Watch Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo Play Pick Up Ball in their Old Greek Neighborhood (Video)

More than 500 hundred kids gathered at Sepolia, a working class neighborhood in Athens, to watch their old buddies, NBA players Giannis and Thanassis Antetokounmpo, play basketball and give hope to their crisis-hit dreams. After all Giannis and Thanassis who play...

Greek Basketball Coach Itoudis Voted Best in Russian League

Greek basketball coach Dimitris Itoudis was voted coach of the year in Russia's VTB league, leading CSKA to a great season culminating in the Euroleague Final Four. This is Itoudis' second season as head coach and his first with CSKA...

Panathinaikos Basketball Team Dismisses Coach Ivanovic

Panathinaikos announced the dismissal of Dusko Ivanovic, the basketball team’s coach through an official statement. The team’s poor performance against Olympiakos which Panathinaikos lost its advantage, as well as the team’s exclusion from the Euroleague Final 4 lead to...

Euroleague: Panathinaikos – Barcelona 67-80; Bomb Threat at OAKA

Panathinaikos lost 80-67 at the Athens Olympic Stadium (OAKA) to Barcelona on Friday during a meaningless game for the first group stage of the Euroleague. However, the game will be remembered for a bomb threat that scared the teams at...

Retired Greek Basketball Superstar Honored in Sweden

Nikos Galis, one of the greatest Greek basketball players of all time, was announced an honorary member of the Greek team of Göteborg BC in Sweden. “As of today, I am a member of the Greek team of Sweden. I...