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Greek Basketball Coach Giannis Ioannidis Dies at 78

The Greek basketball world is mourning the loss of Giannis Ioannidis, who died at the age of 78. Ioannidis was a respected figure in Greek sport, particularly known for his coaching work with Aris and Olympiacos in the '80s...

The Day Greece Began Its Love Affair with Basketball

Basketball in Greece was mediocre until June 14, 1987, when the National Team won the EuroBasket and Greeks fell in love with the sport.

Milwaukee Bucks and the Possibility of a New Championship

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Milwaukee Bucks did not win a single game in the preseason, but Giannis is not worried because he believes the team needs to develop good habits for another championship. In his opinion, they just need to be...

Eurobasket: Greece Beats Ukraine and Giannis Sets Personal Best

Greece defeated Ukraine in Group C of the EuroBasket with a final score of 99-79. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored forty-one points, a personal best in an international match. The Milwaukee Bucks superstar also pulled down nine rebounds in twenty-seven minutes. Nick Calathes...

Antetokounmpo-less Greece Cruise Past Britain in EuroBasket

Giannis Antetokounmpo rested, and his brother, Kostas, has not yet made his EuroBasket debut but Greece got the 93-77 win against Great Britain on Monday without feeling much pressure. Kostas Sloukas scored 21 points, ensuring that Greece remains on top...

Antetokounmpo Playing For Greece at EuroBasket : “A Dream Come True”

Giannis Antetokounmpo is set to play at the EuroBasket for Greece for the first time since 2015, and this time around, he has his brothers with him on the team, as well. Giannis, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alex are all part...

Four Antetokounmpo Brothers Selected in Greece Squad

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and three of his brothers on Tuesday were named by Greece coach Dimitris Itoudis in his squad for this year’s Eurobasket and World Cup qualifiers. Giannis, 27, and Thanasis play for the Milwaukee Bucks, Alex has...

Greece Looking to confirm Giannis Antetokounmpo for 2022 EuroBasket

Nigerian-Greek NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is expected to play for Greece in the 2022 Eurobasket, the national team’s manager Nikos Zisis said this week.

Giannis Antetokounmpo “Can’t Wait” to Play for Greece in 2022 EuroBasket

Giannis Antetokounmpo said last week he can't wait to play for Greece at the EuroBasket next September. "Taking it day by day. But, I can't wait," he said in his Twitter account. https://twitter.com/Giannis_An34/status/1433734427755098139 Greece ended up one game short of qualifying...

Greek Basketball Team Beats Italy, Loses Acropolis Tournament

In their second tough friendly against Italy, the Greek national basketball team managed their first win in the three-day Acropolis tournament, by beating the Italians 73 - 70 in Overtime. Playmaker Nick Calathes and point-guard Kostas Sloukas nailed threes in...