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Greece Scores 2nd Win Against Turkey in a Week

Greece defeated Turkey 76-72 for the second time in three days, this time harder than the last (70-56) in a friendly game at the Ulker Sports Arena, Istanbul on Friday. The combined talent of center Giannis Bourousis who scored 16 points and...

Greece Beats Turkey 70-56 in Athens

In the first and last friendly game in front of an Athenian crowd, Greece bashed Turkey 70-56 giving an impressive show in front of 7.000 happy fans who rushed to the Olympic Stadium to cheer for their national team before taking off...

FIBA World Cup Preseason Friendly: Greece – Lithuania 67-86

For the first game of the Kaunas basketball tournament, Greece failed to impress and lost with their hands down 67-86 against Lithuania. A number of friendlies all over Europe have been scheduled in preparation for the 2014 Mundobasket held in Spain...

Australia Gets Past Greece in U17 FIBA World Championship

Greece stumbled upon the Australian wall for the final 16, losing 84-76 and failing to reach the FIBA U17 World Championship quarter finals taking place in Dubai. The Greeks had eased through their group with two practice type wins against the Philippines...

Greece in the U18 European Championship Semifinals

The U18 National Greek basketball team crushed Italy 85-68 in the European Championship in Konya, Turkey and advanced in the semifinals to meet Serbia. Vasilis Charalambopoulos was the main voice of the Greek team (who carried 5 players with double figures) scoring...

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...

Greek Basketball Legend Yiorgos Americanos Dies

One of the last legends of Greek basketball, Yiorgos Americanos, passed away this morning at the age of 71, after three years of serious health problems. He was the first Greek basketball player to participate in the international team of...

Greece Beats Turkey 84-61 in EuroBasket

Despite that the Greek team was deprived from its virtuoso playmaker, Vassilis Spanoulis, Greece hammered Turkey 84-61 in Slovenia and qualified to the next round of Eurobasket 2013. Greece was superior from the beginning in all aspects of the game, dominating until...

Game 3 Suspended, Panathinaikos Sweep Olympiacos and Win Greek Title

Panathinaikos won the Greek title sweeping Olympiacos 3-0 in the Greek final. But the end of Game 3 is, again, a shame for Greek basketball. With less than two minutes left and with the Greens leading the score 72-76, the game...

Basketball is Mourning the Death of Legend Kolokithas‏

Greek basketball's family is grieving the loss of Giorgos Kolokithas, legendary former player of Panathinaikos, who was serving until yesterday as the vice president of the Hellenic Basketball Federation and the head of the national teams. Kolokithas passed away of...