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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...

FIBA Eurobasket 2015: Greece Advances to Final Eight With Victory Over Belgium

The Greek Men's Basketball Team advanced to the next round of the FIBA Eurobasket 2015 after an emphatic 75-54 victory over Belgium on Saturday in Lille, France. Despite the 21 point difference, the final score does not necessarily reflect the course of...

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...

Eurobasket 2015: Greece Wins First Game Against FYROM

The Greek Men's Basketball Team got their 2015 FIBA Eurobasket bid off to a perfect start on Saturday evening with a 85-65 victory over Group C rivals FYROM in Zagreb. The game was close by the end of the third quarter with the...

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...

Greek Under-18 Basketball Team Wins European Championship

The Greek Under-18 basketball team beat Turkey after lagging 14 points behind and won the European Championship on Sunday evening in Volos. Greece's national team used the home advantage and came from behind to finally win the game and become the new...

Real Madrid Wins Euroleague Title After Beating Olympiakos 78-59

Olympiacos lost its chance to win a 4th European Basketball Championship, as Real Madrid​ beat the Greek team 78-59 and became the 2015 Euroleague Champion. With more than 2,000 Greeks on their side, the Piraeus team was able to sporadically stun the Spanish defense...

EuroLeague:Giorgos Printezis Tops the Playoffs Highlights (Video)

The three-pointer buzzer-beater that sent Olympiakos to the 2015 Final Four and Barcelona back home was voted the top play of the Euroleague playoffs. The Turkish Airlines Euroleague's official site put together the top 5 plays of the 14 games...