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Greek Basketball Star Diamantidis to Retire at the End of the Season

One of Greece's most prolific basketball players revealed on Wednesday that he will be retiring at the end of the season. Dimitris Diamantidis, who plays for Panathinaikos, told Greek newspaper Prasini that he intends to leave the basketball court behind after 17 years. "After I created my...

Euroleague Playoffs: Panathinaikos Gets His first Win over CSKA

Panathinaikos played with the fire in the last seconds of the match but was able to hold the +1 margin and pick up its first victory of the series at the OAKA Sports Center in Athens against CSKA for the Euroleague...

Euroleague Playoffs: Second Straight Loss for Panathinaikos

CSKA of Moscow crashed Panathinaikos for a second time in three days, this time with a 100-80 score, to lead the series 2-0 in the Euroleague playoffs (Final 8). Even though both teams carry a heavy history (they combine 12 Euroleague titles) CSKA is a...

Euroleague: Panathinaikos Makes the Playoffs Despite Loss to Red Star Belgrade [Video]

Panathinaikos suffered a 69-68 defeat from Red Star at the Pionir Hall of Belgrade but made the playoffs due to Macabbi Tel Aviv's victory over Alba Berlin (64-73) fifteen minutes earlier. Alba's loss meant that Panathinaikos automatically qualified for the playoffs no matter...

Euroleague Basketball: Olympiacos and Panathinaikos Continue Victoriously (VIDEOS)

Olympiacos found it hard to cope with newbie Neptunas from Lithuania but in overtime managed to grab the away win (81-85) for the Euroleague basketball Tournament. Back in Athens, Panathinaikos put together one of their finest performances since the...

Greek Basketball Giants Fight Back for Euroleague Survival

Both Greek teams in the last eight of basketball's Euroleague managed to edge do-or-die victories in closely contested play-offs Monday night, kindling fading dreams of keeping the trophy in Greece for a fourth consecutive year by pulling their respective series back to 2-1 down with...