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A1 Standings
 1. Olympiacos 23-1 
 2. Panathinaikos 22-2 
 3. Kolossos 16-8 
 4. AGOR 15-9 
 5. Panionios 14-10 
 6. Kavala 13-11 
 7. Aris 11-13 
 8. PAOK 10-14 
 9. KAOD 9-15 
 10. Ikaros 8-16 
 11. Ilysiakos 7-17 
 12. Peristeri GS 7-17 
 13. Marousi 1-23 
Points Per Game
 Nestoras KOMMATOS
  Avg: 20.4
 1. Kommatos, Marousi20.4 
 2. Christmas, AGOR18.6 
 3. Charalampidi., KAO.15.6 
 4. Gagaloudis, Marousi15.6 
 5. Beck, Ikaros14.8 
 6. Dikoudis, PAOK14.7 
 7. James, Aris14.5 
 8. Taylor, Kavala13.9 
 9. Baynes, Ikaros13.6 
 10. Wright, AGOR13.5 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Baynes, Ikaros8.7 
 2. Haritopoulos, Maro.7.6 
 3. NaNa, Ilysiakos7.5 
 4. Stepheson, Panio.7.3 
 5. Kommatos, Marousi6.6 
 6. Symtsak, Kavala6.4 
 7. O'Bryant, Kavala5.9 
 8. Tapoutos, Aris5.8 
 9. Scott, Peristeri GS5.7 
 10. Ceranic, KAOD5.7 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 6
 1. Gagaloudis, Marousi6.0 
 2. Spanoulis, Olympia.5.0 
 3. Xanthopoulos, Pani.4.6 
 4. Diamantidis, Panat.4.4 
 5. Charalampidi., KAO.4.3 
 6. Wright, AGOR4.1 
 7. James, Aris4.1 
 8. Thompson, Ilysi.3.5 
 9. Mocnik, Perister.3.1 
 10. Jasikevicius, Pan.3.1 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Wright, AGOR2.5 
 2. James, Aris1.9 
 3. Thompson, Ilysi.1.7 
 4. Xanthopoulos, Pani.1.7 
 5. Christmas, AGOR1.6 
 6. Calathes, Panathin.1.6 
 7. Dorsey, Olympiacos1.6 
 8. Hatten, Kolossos1.5 
 9. Gagaloudis, Marousi1.5 
 10. Kommatos, Marousi1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Patrick O'BRYANT
  Avg: 1.5
 1. O'Bryant, Kavala1.5 
 2. Petway, AGOR1.3 
 3. Muldrow, Aris1.3 
 4. Hines, Olympiacos1.1 
 5. Elegar, Marousi1.1 
 6. Michel, KAOD0.9 
 7. Dorsey, Olympiacos0.9 
 8. Stepheson, Panio.0.9 
 9. Vougioukas, Panat.0.8 
 10. Baynes, Ikaros0.7 
Season 2011-2012
List of Players
List of Imports

Panathinaikos wins the Greek cup after beating Olympiakos in the final (Photo: PAO)
Greek men teams in Euro cups 2011-2012
  • Olympiakos: took 2nd place (6-4) in Group A of Regular Season, took 2nd place (3-3) in Group E of Top16, beat CSKA 62-61 in the Final (!!!)
  • Panathinaikos: took 2nd place (7-3) in Group B of Regular Season, took 1st place (4-2) in Group G of Top16, lost to CSKA 64-66 in the Semifinals, lost to FCB Regal 69-74 in the 3rd Place Game (!!!)
  • PAOK: lost to Galatasaray in the Qualifying Round (Round 1) 64-77
  • Aris: took 2nd place (4-2) in Group C of Regular Season, took 4th place (1-5) in Group J of Top 16
  • PAOK: took 4th (last) place (1-5) in Group B of Regular Season

Olympiakos is the new champion of Greece (Photo:

Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus 2011-12
Dusan Ivkovic Dusan Ivkovic Ivkovic
Kyle Hines
Evangelos Mantzaris
Kostas Papanikolaou
Georgios Printezis
Vassilis Spanoulis
# Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
4  Hines Kyle 198 (6'6'') F 86 USA
17  Mantzaris Evangelos 196 (6'5'') G 90 Greece
16  Papanikolaou Kostas 204 (6'9'') F 90 Greece
15  Printezis Georgios 206 (6'9'') F 85 Greece
7  Spanoulis Vassilis 193 (6'4'') G 82 Greece
6  Antic Pero 210 (6'11'') F 82 FYR Macedonia Bulgaria
10  Keselj Marko 205 (6'9'') F 88 Bosnia Serbia
9  Dorsey Joey 206 (6'9'') C/F 83 USA
5  Law Acie 190 (6'3'') G 85 USA
12  Papadopoulos Lazaros 210 (6'11'') C 80 Russia Greece
13  Gecevicius Martynas 193 (6'4'') G 88 Lithuania
8  Vasilopoulos Panagiotis 202 (6'8'') F 84 Greece
14  Glyniadakis Andreas 215 (7'1'') C 81 Greece
11  Pelekanos Michalis 198 (6'6'') F 81 Greece
18  Sloukas Konstantinos 197 (6'6'') G 90 Greece
19  Katsivelis Dimitrios 194 (6'5'') G 91 Greece
Head Coach: Dusan Ivkovic
Coach Assistant: Vangelis Agelou
Coach Assistant: Aleksandar Kesar
Coach Assistant: Chris Marmarinos All-Greek A1 League Awards 2011-2012 - May 23, 2012 All-Greek A1 League 1st Team 2011-2012
Kostas Papanikolaou
Dimitris Diamantidis
Vasilis Xanthopoulos
Georgios Printezis
Aron Baynes

Player of the Year: Kostas Papanikolaou (204-F-90) of Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus
Co-Guard of the Year: Dimitris Diamantidis (196-G-80) of Panathinaikos
Co-Guard of the Year: Vasilis Xanthopoulos (187-G-84) of Panionios
Forward of the Year: Georgios Printezis (206-F-85) of Olympiacos
Center of the Year: Aron Baynes (208-C-86) of Ikaros
Co-Most Improved Player of the Year: Evangelos Mantzaris (196-G-90) of Olympiacos
Co-Most Improved Player of the Year: Haralampos Giannopoulos (206-F-89) of Peristeri GS
Bosman Player of the Year: David Logan (184-G-82) of Panathinaikos
Import Player of the Year: Kyle Hines (198-F-86) of Olympiacos
Domestic Player of the Year: Kostas Papanikolaou (204-F-90) of Olympiacos
Newcomer of the Year: Nikos Liakopoulos (191-G-83) of Kolossos
Rookie of the Year: Andreas Kanonidis (198-F-91) of Marousi
Defensive Player of the Year: Zack Wright (188-G-85) of AGOR
Co-Coach of the Year: Giorgos Bartzokas of Panionios
Co-Coach of the Year: Dusan Ivkovic of Olympiacos

1st Team
G: Dimitris Diamantidis (196-80) of Panathinaikos
G: Vasilis Xanthopoulos (187-84) of Panionios
F: Kostas Papanikolaou (204-90) of Olympiacos
F: Georgios Printezis (206-85) of Olympiacos
C: Aron Baynes (208-86) of Ikaros

2nd Team
G: Zack Wright (188-85) of AGOR
G: Vassilis Spanoulis (193-82) of Olympiacos
G: Dionte Christmas (196-86) of AGOR
F: Nestoras Kommatos (203-77) of Marousi
F: Kyle Hines (198-86) of Olympiacos

3rd Team
G: Angelos Tsamis (192-81) of VAP Kolossos
G: Kosta Charalampidis (189-76) of KAOD
G: Yannis Gagaloudis (192-78) of Marousi
G/F: Romel Beck (203-82) of Ikaros
F/C: Dimos Dikoudis (206-77) of PAOK

Honorable Mention
Richard Roby (198-G-85) of Peristeri GS
Konstantinos Sloukas (197-G-90) of Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus
Pero Antic (210-F-82) of Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus
Kostas Tsartsaris (210-F-79) of Panathinaikos Athens
Kostas Kaimakoglou (206-C/F-83) of Panathinaikos Athens
Christos Tapoutos (208-F-82) of Aris Thessaloniki
Scotty Hopson (200-G-89) of VAP Kolossos Rodou
Vasileios Kavvadas (202-F-91) of Panionios ON Telecoms Athens
Romain Sato (194-G/F-81) of Panathinaikos Athens
William Keys (188-PG-77) of Panionios ON Telecoms Athens
Alex Stepheson (205-F-87) of Panionios ON Telecoms Athens

All-Domestic Players Team
G: Dimitris Diamantidis (196-80) of Panathinaikos
F: Kostas Papanikolaou (204-90) of Olympiacos
F: Georgios Printezis (206-85) of Olympiacos
G: Vassilis Spanoulis (193-82) of Olympiacos
C/F: Ian Vougioukas (212-85) of Panathinaikos

All-Imports Team
G: Zack Wright (188-85) of AGOR
G: Dionte Christmas (196-86) of AGOR
G: Michael Taylor (188-86) of Kavala
F: Kyle Hines (198-86) of Olympiacos
F: Mike Batiste (203-77) of Panathinaikos

All-Bosmans Team
C: Damir Latovic (204-80) of AGOR
G: Sarunas Jasikevicius (192-76) of Panathinaikos
F: Pero Antic (210-82) of Olympiacos
F: Stevan Nadjfeji (202-79) of Panionios
F: Sergio Kerusch (195-89) of Aris

All-Defensive Team
Dimitris Diamantidis (196-G-80) of Panathinaikos
Zack Wright (188-G-85) of AGOR
Vasilis Xanthopoulos (187-G-84) of Panionios
Kyle Hines (198-F-86) of Olympiacos
Marcus Hatten (186-G-80) of VAP Kolossos

Olympiakos is the new champion of Greece - Jun 2, 2012

Finals, Game 5: Olympiacos - Panathinaikos 82-76 (3-2)

Olympiakos won the championship title in Greece thanks to 82-76 home victory against PAO in decisive Game Five of the Playoff Finals. PAO is dethroned after 9 years and this is the first championship title for Olympiakos since 1997. The Reds already won the Euroleague title earlier this season, while PAO celebrated in Greek Cup.
Panathinaikos trailed by 12 points at halftime and as many as 14 after three quarters before a 20-12 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 76-82 at the end of the game. 26 personal fouls committed by Panathinaikos helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Vassilis Spanoulis (193-82, agency: Beo Basket) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). Georgios Printezis (206-85, agency: FCM) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Nick Calathes (198-89, college: Florida) answered with 17 points and Dimitris Diamantidis (196-80) added 13 points and 5 assists in the effort for Panathinaikos. Four Panathinaikos players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in this decisive game.
Olympiakos was the regular season champion in Greece with almost perfect 23-1 record. They eliminated PAOK in the Quarterfinals (2-0) and Panionios in the Semis (3-0). Olympiakos was the Greek league champion in 49, 60, 76, 78, 93, 94, 95, 96 and 97. Of course, they added another trophy tonight. PAO was No.1 in the country in 46, 47, 50, 51, 54, 61, 62, 67, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 80, 81, 82, 84, 98, 99, 00, 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10 and 11.

Olympiacos: V.Spanoulis 24+2ast, G.Printezis 14+7reb, A.Law 10+2ast, K.Papanikolaou 8+7reb+1ast, M.Keselj 5+3reb, J.Dorsey 4+4reb
Panathinaikos: N.Calathes 17+4reb+2ast, D.Diamantidis 13+3reb+5ast, S.Perperoglou 11+8reb+1ast, K.Kaimakoglou 10+3reb+1ast, M.Batiste 7+5reb, A.Maric 6+3reb

Panathinaikos wins the Greek cup after beating Olympiakos in the final - Mar 10, 2012

Panathinaikos of Coach Obradovic just added another trophy in its amazing series. In a game which just ended beat Olympiakos with 71-70 and won the Greek Cup after three years. Among five finals between the two teams the last decade, Panathinaikos won the Cup three times (including this one) and Olympiakos won the Greek cup twice in a row, the season 2009-2010 and the season 2010-2011. the third one was not lucky.

In a thrilling derby among two of the top tier teams in the European leagues the last 15 years or so, and within an amazing and peacefull atmosphere, the game was probably among the best games ever between the two power houses.

The score between the two teams changed 12 times and that is obviously showing the level of the two teams plus the fact that both teams had the passion and the thirst to win the specific Cup, Panathinaikos to prove that is not over yet and Olympiakos to prove that is the new super power of Greece and Europe in general with 4 of the top young players in the European courts (Papanikolaou, Sloukas, Mantzaris, Katsivelis)

About the game now, the first period was a total domination for the Greens as the reds remain pointless for more than 4 minutes and that was a result of teh very good defence by the Greens with Romain Sato (194-G/F-81, college: Xavier), Diamantidis and Calathes overplaying their opponents and in the 5th minute the scroe became 6-13 so it was obvious that Ivkovic needed to do some changes and he did as he changed the entire team (only V-Span remain in the court) . The first period ended finaly with 17-25 due to a three pointer by Sloukas. The bad news for Olympiakso was the 3rd foul of Mantzaris.

The 2nd period Olympiakos woke up and by a great team-game and solid performances from Georgios Printezis (206-F-85, agency: FCM) and Vassilis Spanoulis (193-G-82) cut the deficit to 35-38 by the end of the first half. Panathinaikos lost the scoring ability of Diamantidis due to the very good defence of Olympiakos while Dorsey 'deleted' Batiste who couldn't score at all, further to that Calathes lost his consitration and the momentum changed totally for Olympiakos.

The 3rd period continue exactly from where it stopped, as Olympiakos kept its momentum and the deficit went up to +13 for Olympiakos with the Basketball fans allready started to think that the Greek cup will remain in Piraeus for a third concecutive season. The 58-45 of the 28th minute though all of a sudden and due to the veteran Jasikevicius became 58-55 by the end of the 3rd period as in less than two minutes Panathinaikos overscored its opponent with 10-0 with Vougioukas and Jasikevicius being the men of this short momentum for the Greens.

The 4th period was the most exciting of all, Andic scored a goal-foul to reshape the score to 61-55, and a little bit after Keselj with a three pointer increase the deficit even more to nine (66-57) and few seconds after Hines is increasing even more the deficit for the reds to 11 points. With many problems due to fouls the Greens had with 4 Kaimakoglou and Tsartsaris whiel on behalf of Olympiakos, its best defender, Dorsey received his 4th on Batiste.

At the 33' the score is 68-59, but Panathinaikos with a 4-0 cuts the deficit to 68-63 on the 35' while Tsartsaris is cuting even more the deficit to 68-66. 3D's stealing and the 2 free throws by Calathes are bringing the game to a total balance on the 37'. Olympiakos remains pointless for more than 4 minutes and V-Span is missing another three poitner with 3D winign teh foul by Mantzaris and scoring botht he free throws to give to his team the leading role after 15 minutes in the game. Calathes was present in teh next phase as he is stealing the ball in a crucial point for Panathinaikos and the gaem in total, but Papanikolaou with a great block shot stopps the Greek guard, Georgios Printezis earns a foul and scored both of his free throws for another balance to 70-70 while the veteran fox of the courts Jasikevicius is winning the foul from Dorsey and kicks him out as that was his 5th foul. Panathinaikos though is missing the offense but Olympiakos is doing the same as Batiste is giving a great block shot on Georgios Printezis. 26'' before the end 3D is getting the foul by Mantzaris and with 1/2 is doing the final 70-71 as Papanikolaou misses the three pointer at the end.

The veteran Saras Jasikevicius was the MVP of the game as his winning psychology and the fact that he was born winner oversome his 36 years, while his 10 points, 3 assist and 1 steal together with the 4 fouls won were numbers too crucial for the Greens.

Top scorers:
Olympiakos: Georgios Printezis 17, Pero Antic (210-F-82) 13 and 10 rebounds, Vassilis Spanoulis 12 and 4 assists, Hines 11
Panathinaikos: Sarunas Jasikevicius (192-G-76, college: Maryland) 10, Sato 10, Dimitris Diamantidis 9 points, 7 assists, 7 steals, and 1 block shot!!!

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