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World of Basketball Mourns Death of Legendary Coach Dusan Ivkovic

Legendary basketball coach Dusan Ivkovic passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning in a Belgrade, Serbia hospital after a brief illness. He was 78. Ivkovic, who coached several Greek basketball clubs, was known as one of the most...

Melbourne’s Greek Film Festival Announces Opening Night Film

From award-winning Greek Director Tassos Boulmetis, the heart-warming docudrama "1968," chronicling the epic basketball game between A.E.K. Athens and the Chechoslovakian team Slavia, will open the 26th Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival on October 9 in Melbourne, Australia. Two special screenings will...

With 5-minute Surge, Panathinaikos beat Olympiacos in Piraeus 71-68

In the opening game for the new basketball season in Greece, the derby between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos in Piraeus ended with the Greens stealing the win (68-71), after a surge in the last five minutes. The game was held without...

Greek NBA Star Antetokounmpo Visits His Humble Athenian Neighbourhood

He is one of the most famous, well paid, internationally recognisable NBA stars in the world, but Giannis Antetokounmpo is primarily a very simple guy - not to mention a really good kid. Giannis has never allowed fame, money, or...

Underdog Faros Keratsiniou Knocks Out PAOK to Reach Greek Cup Final

An A2 division team caused a great upset in the semi-finals of the Greek basketball cup. Faros Keratsiniou defeated PAOK on Monday evening by 69-65 in their home court to secure a ticket to the cup final against heavyweights and...

Spanoulis Bids Farewell to the Greek National Team and an Illustrious Career

The Greek Men's Basketball Team's victory over Latvia in their final game of the FIBA Eurobakset 2015 marked the end of an era, as Vassilis Spanoulis announced his retirement from the Greek National Team. “I am proud," Spanoulis said after the game...

Greece Concludes FIBA Eurobasket 2015 with Victory over Latvia – Spanoulis Retires

The Greek Men's Basketball Team made a big comeback to win Latvia 97-90 in the FIBA Eurobasket 2015 on Thursday, thus securing a place in the 2016 World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men, in what proved to be Vassilis Spanoulis'...

Spain Eliminates Greece from FIBA Euorbasket 2015

The Greeks Men's Basketball Team FIBA Eurobasket 2015 bid ended with a 73-71 nerve-wracking loss to Spain on Tuesday evening in the quarterfinals round. The Greeks came back from a 7 point deficit at the beginning of the second half...