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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...

1987: The Year 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.

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...

Antetokounmpo Out of European Basketball Championship with Knee Injury

Greece's basketball federation on Saturday accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of preventing Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. The Greek federation issued a statement saying that the Bucks and the NBA created an "organized a well-staged...

Greek Women's Basketball Coach: "We Will Fight for a Medal at the Eurobasket"

Interview by Yiannis Koreček We spoke to Kostantinos Keramidas, the coach of the Greek women’s basketball team after the Eurobasket semifinal where Greece was defeated by France 55-77 in Prague on Saturday. GR: So probably you feel some sort of disappointment,...

Greece Makes Women's EuroBasket Semi-Finals for the First Time

Greece's women's national basketball team beat Turkey by 29 points on Thursday, making it to the semifinals of the 2017 Eurobasket in the Czech Republic as well as to the next World Championships, as reported by ekathimerini. Led by Evina...

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...