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Panagiotis Giannakis

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.

Panathinaikos Basketball Team Dismisses Coach Ivanovic

Panathinaikos announced the dismissal of Dusko Ivanovic, the basketball team’s coach through an official statement. The team’s poor performance against Olympiakos which Panathinaikos lost its advantage, as well as the team’s exclusion from the Euroleague Final 4 lead to...

China Upset With Hoop Loss, Giannakis

Former Greek basketball star Panagiotis Giannakis' debut as coach of the Chinese national basketball team proved a flop when the club finished fifth in the Asian Championships that took place in the Phillippines. He was roundly criticized by Hu Yasi,...

Panagiotis Giannakis to Head Coach Chinese National Basketball Team

The Chinese Basketball Federation hired Panagiotis Giannakis as head coach of the National Team. Giannakis will coach the team at FIBA World Champioship scheduled for 2014 in Spain and at Rio 2016. Giannakis is also the head coach of the...