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A1 Standings
 1. Olympiacos 14-0 
 2. Panathinaikos 13-1 
 3. AEK Athens 11-3 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. PAOK 8-6 
 6. Kolossos HH 8-6 
 7. AGOR 6-8 
 8. Lavrio 5-9 
 9. Kymis 5-9 
 10. Trikalla 5-9 
 11. Apollon Patras 4-10 
 12. Promitheas 4-10 
 13. Koroivos 4-10 
 14. Doxa Lefkadas 3-11 
Full Standings
Last:1/22/2017
A2 Standings
 1. Panionios 13-0 
 2. Iraklis 12-2 
 3. Doukas 11-2 
 4. AE Larissas 9-5 
 5. Faros 8-5 
 6. Ethnikos 8-6 
 7. Aiolos Astakou 8-6 
 8. Psyhiko 7-7 
 9. Amyntas Dafnis 6-8 
 10. Doxa Pefkon 6-8 
 11. Holargos 5-8 
 12. Kavala 4-9 
 13. Arkadikos 4-10 
 14. Irakleio 3-10 
 15. GS Larissas 3-11 
 16. Pagrati 2-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/22/2017
B Standings
North
 1. Kastoria 13-1 
 2. Karditsas 9-5 
 3. Evropi 9-5 
 4. Ermis Agias 9-5 
 5. Anatolia 9-5 
 6. Agriniou 8-6 
 7. Ermis Lagkada 8-6 
 8. Gefyra 8-6 
 9. Charilaos TM 7-7 
 10. Stratoni 6-8 
 11. Filippos Veroias 6-8 
 12. Xanthis 5-9 
 13. Polygirou 5-9 
 14. HANTH 4-10 
 15. Periko/Arhelaos 4-10 
 16. Aias Evosmou 2-12 
South
 1. Panerythraikos 11-3 
 2. Peristeri GS 11-3 
 3. Papagou 9-5 
 4. Marousi 9-5 
 5. Koropi 9-5 
 6. Nea Kifisia 9-5 
 7. Panelefsiniakos 7-6 
 8. Mandraikos 6-7 
 9. Kronos AD 6-8 
 10. Tritonas S. 6-8 
 11. Zografou 6-8 
 12. Proteas V. 6-8 
 13. Ionikos Nikaias 5-8 
 14. Ergotelis 4-9 
 15. Apollon Sm. 4-10 
 16. KAP 2-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/19/2017
C Standings
Group 1
 1. Dafni 9-1 
 2. Esperos Patras 8-2 
 3. Ikaros NS 7-2 
 4. Enosi 6-3 
 5. Glafkos 6-3 
 6. KAOK Korinthou 6-3 
 7. Akrata Achaias 5-4 
 8. A.O. Ahagia 4-5 
 9. Porfyras 4-5 
 10. Kalamata 4-6 
 11. Keravnos Aigio 3-6 
 12. Ikaros Kal. 3-7 
 13. Aris Petropoulis 2-7 
 14. Ermionis 2-7 
 15. Peukis 1-9 
Group 2
 1. Diagoras D. 7-1 
 2. Kadmos T. 7-2 
 3. Lokros Atalantis 6-2 
 4. Ippokratis 5-1 
 5. Pentelis 5-2 
 6. Esperos Lamias 5-3 
 7. Aris Nikaias 4-3 
 8. OFI 4-3 
 9. Niki Amarousiou 2-6 
 10. AE Santorinis 2-7 
 11. Panaxiakos 1-6 
 12. Polis Kallitheas 1-7 
 13. Promitheas H. 1-7 
Group 3
 1. Elimeia Kozanis 8-1 
 2. Palama 8-1 
 3. Dioskouroi K. 7-2 
 4. Farsalon 7-2 
 5. Ioanninon 6-3 
 6. Nikopoli 6-3 
 7. Melikis 5-4 
 8. Apollon KL 3-6 
 9. Polykastrou 3-6 
 10. Proteas G. 3-6 
 11. Aiginiakos 2-7 
 12. Efkarpias 2-7 
 13. Vikos Zag. 2-7 
 14. Aristotelis 1-8 
Group 4
 1. Panathlitikos 9-0 
 2. Ikaroi Serron 8-1 
 3. Komotini AE 8-1 
 4. Zefyros 02 8-1 
 5. Halkidona 7-2 
 6. Makedonikos 5-4 
 7. Orfeas 5-4 
 8. Asteras Kav. 3-6 
 9. Ionikos Ionias 3-6 
 10. Komotini GAS 3-6 
 11. Agia Varvaras 2-7 
 12. Mantoulidis 1-8 
 13. Neapolis 1-8 
 14. N.Moudanion 0-9 
Last:1/3/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 14-4 
 2 Real Madrid 13-5 
 3 Olympiacos 13-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-7 
 5 Fenerbahce 11-7 
 6 Panathinaikos 10-8 
 7 Darussafaka 10-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 10-8 
 9 FC Barcelona 8-10 
 10 Anadolu Efes 8-10 
 11 Unics 7-11 
 12 Brose Bask. 7-11 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-12 
 14 Zalgiris 6-12 
 15 EA7 Armani 5-13 
 16 Galatasaray 5-13 
Last:1/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-4 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 8-5 
 3 Umana VE 8-5 
 4 Avtodor 6-7 
 5 Oradea 6-7 
 6 Kataja Basket 6-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 6-7 
 8 Khimik 3-10 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 9-4 
 3 Neptunas 9-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-6 
 5 PAOK 6-7 
 6 Usak 4-9 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 4-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Strasbourg 8-5 
 4 Juventus 8-5 
 5 Oostende 5-8 
 6 Cibona 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 AEK Athens 8-5 
 3 Partizan 8-5 
 4 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 5-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-9 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/19/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dezmine WELLS
  Doxa L.
  (196-G-92)
  Avg: 16.8
 1. Wells, Doxa L.16.8 
 2. Brown, Koroivos16.3 
 3. Barlow, Trikalla13.9 
 4. Releford, Kolossos.13.8 
 5. Young, Lavrio13.8 
 6. Cummings, Aris13.6 
 7. Lojeski, Olympiacos13.2 
 8. Hall, Koroivos13.0 
 9. Gotcher, Koroivos13.0 
 10. Dixon, AEK Athens13.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Keith CLANTON
  PAOK
  (205-C/F-90)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Clanton, PAOK9.6 
 2. Morgan, Kymis9.0 
 3. Basabe, Doxa L.8.9 
 4. Reddic, Kolossos HH7.3 
 5. Biruta, Trikalla6.8 
 6. Kravic, AGOR6.6 
 7. Fitzpatrick, AGOR6.6 
 8. Hall, Koroivos6.3 
 9. Toutziarakis, Kymis6.0 
 10. Faye, Promitheas6.0 
Assists Per Game
 Ken BROWN
  Koroivos
  (180-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Brown, Koroivos7.3 
 2. Spanoulis, Olympiacos6.4 
 3. Calathes, Panathin.6.0 
 4. Young, Lavrio4.8 
 5. Talton, AGOR4.3 
 6. Scott, Doxa L.4.3 
 7. El-Amin, Kymis4.1 
 8. Releford, Kolossos.3.9 
 9. Hall, Kolossos HH3.9 
 10. Ukic, AEK Athens3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Shannon SCOTT
  Doxa L.
  (186-PG-92)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Scott, Doxa L.2.1 
 2. Releford, Kolossos.1.9 
 3. Xanthopoulos, Aris1.9 
 4. Singleton, Panathin.1.8 
 5. Brown, Koroivos1.8 
 6. Hickey, Apollon .1.7 
 7. Young, Lavrio1.7 
 8. Gotcher, Koroivos1.5 
 9. Dixon, AEK Athens1.3 
 10. Johnson, Lavrio1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Jito KOK
  Lavrio
  (206-C-94)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Kok, Lavrio1.5 
 2. Johnson, Promi.1.4 
 3. Kravic, AGOR1.2 
 4. Buckner, Aris1.2 
 5. Kavvadas, Aris1.1 
 6. Birch, Olympiacos1.1 
 7. Clanton, PAOK1.1 
 8. Elonu, AEK Athens1.0 
 9. Milutinov, Olympiacos0.9 
 10. Fitzpatrick, AGOR0.9 
Player of the Week

 Yiannis Psathas
  Doxa Lefkadas
  ( 198-F-83 )
  

 Sigurdur Thorsteinsson
  AE Larissas
  ( 204-C-120-88 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Lavrio Jan.28 AEK Athens 70%
Apollon Patr Jan.28 Trikalla 58%
Aris 59% Jan.28 AGOR
Kolossos HH 56% Jan.28 PAOK
Doxa Lefkada 55% Jan.28 Promitheas
Panathinaiko Jan.28 Olympiacos 57%
Koroivos 67% Jan.28 Kymis
Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Aiolos Astak 67% Jan.28 Doxa Pefkon
Kavala Jan.28 Ethnikos 66%
Faros 53% Jan.28 AE Larissas
Amyntas Dafn Jan.28 Iraklis 71%
Holargos 74% Jan.28 Irakleio
Arkadikos 62% Jan.28 Pagrati
GS Larissas Jan.28 Psyhiko 61%
Doukas Jan.28 Panionios 57%
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

North
Karditsas 75% Jan.29 Periko/Arhel
Filippos Ver Jan.29 Kastoria 82%
Stratoni Jan.29 Ermis Agias 51%
Xanthis Jan.29 Charilaos T 62%
Agriniou 76% Jan.29 HANTH
Polygirou Jan.29 Anatolia 57%
Evropi Jan.29 Ermis Lagkad 53%
Gefyra 81% Jan.29 Aias Evosmou
Round 11
Mandraikos Jan.25 Ergotelis 53%
South
Mandraikos Jan.29 Zografou 54%
Papagou 67% Jan.29 Kronos AD
Tritonas S. 62% Jan.29 Proteas V.
Koropi 84% Jan.29 Apollon Sm.
Ionikos Nika Jan.29 Panerythraik 82%
Ergotelis 75% Jan.29 KAP
Marousi 67% Jan.29 Nea Kifisia
Peristeri G 75% Jan.29 Panelefsinia
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes Jan.25 Darussafaka 61%
Brose Bask. Jan.25 Real Madrid 78%
EA7 Armani Jan.25 Olympiacos 78%
Zalgiris Jan.25 CSKA 83%
Galatasaray 68% Jan.24 Maccabi T-A
Baskonia Jan.24 Crvena Zvezd 53%
Panathinaiko 58% Jan.24 FC Barcelona
Unics Jan.24 Fenerbahce 51%
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 52%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 64%
Khimik 52% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 59% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 83%
EWE Baskets 77% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 83%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 60% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 60% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 69%
Group E
AEK Athens 82% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 58%
Spirou 65% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Kostas Koufos selected the top Greek playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 16, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Greek players, who play currently abroad.


Kostas Koufos
Kostas Koufos
   #1. This week's number one is former international center Kostas Koufos (213-89, college: Ohio St., currently plays in NBA). He was the major contributor in a Denver Nuggets' victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers (10-31) 98-91 in the NBA in Friday night's game. Koufos scored 21 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 35 minutes on the court. The Denver Nuggets have 24-17 record this season. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Koufos has relatively good stats this year: 8.1ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.5bpg and FT: 57.7% in the 40 games he played so far. He is a naturalized American. Koufos played for the Greek senior national team two years ago. Strangely he has never played in Greece.

Loukas Mavrokefalidis
Loukas Mavrokefalidis
   #2. Second place goes to former international center Loukas Mavrokefalidis (207-84, currently plays in Eurocup), who plays in Russia. Mavrokefalidis could not help Spartak St.Petersburg (1-1) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his very good performance the second-placed Spartak St.Petersburg was defeated 84-70 on the road by the leading Lokomotiv in the group K of Eurocup. Mavrokefalidis was the top scorer with 20 points. He also added 9 rebounds. There are only four games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be critical. This season Mavrokefalidis has relatively solid stats: 13.0ppg, 5.3rpg, 1.8apg, 2FGP: 51.2% and FT: 71.4%. He played for the Greek national team in 2011.

Kostas Vasiliadis
Kostas Vasiliadis
   #3. The Greek player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Kostas Vasiliadis (200-84, agency: FCM, currently plays in Eurocup), who plays in Spain. Vasiliadis was not able to help Gescrap BB (0-2) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Gescrap BB (#4) was crushed 99-76 in Riga by the second-ranked VEF Riga in the group J of Eurocup. Vasiliadis was the top scorer with 20 points (was perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line) in 37 minutes. There are only four games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game is very crucial. Vasiliadis has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 16.7ppg, 4.2rpg, 2.3apg, 1.3spg, 3FGP: 40.8% and FT: 86.7% in the six games. Vasiliadis is also a member of the Greek senior national team.

Nick Calathes
Nick Calathes
   #4. Point guard Nick Calathes (198-89, college: Florida, currently plays in Eurocup) led his Russian team Lokomotiv to a victory against the third-ranked Stelmet ZG (1-1) 96-87 in the Eurocup in Wednesday night's game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and making 12 passes. Calathes also added 6 rebounds. Lokomotiv Kuban (2-0) is placed first in group K. There are only three games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be important. It's Calathes' first season with the team. Calathes is currently second on the league's list of best passers. He has very reliable stats this season: 15.0ppg, 6.0rpg, 7.3apg and 1.1spg. Calathes is a naturalized American. He is also Greek national team player. Calathes used to play for 3-year contract with Panathinaikos Athens in Greek league.

Ian Vougioukas
Ian Vougioukas
   #5. International power forward Ian Vougioukas (212-85, college: St.Louis, currently plays in Eurocup) contributed to an Unics Kazan's victory against the closely-ranked Galatasaray (1-1) 80-74 in the Eurocup last Wednesday. He recorded 17 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 28 minutes. Unics Kazan (1-1) is placed fourth in group L. There are only four games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be extremely important. Vougioukas has very impressive stats this year: 15.3ppg, 6.1rpg and 1.5apg in the eight games. He plays currently for the Greek national team.

Kostas Kaimakoglou
Kostas Kaimakoglou
   #6. Power forward Kostas Kaimakoglou (206-83, currently plays in Eurocup) is a teammate of previously mentioned Ian Vougioukas. But that was another game of his team in Eurocup which we would like to mention. Kaimakoglou was not able to secure a victory for Unics Kazan (1-1) in their game against ratiopharm Ulm (1-1). He scored 9 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 5 assists. But Unics Kazan (#4) was defeated 95-87 in Ulm by the second-ranked ratiopharm in the group L of Eurocup. Kaimakoglou has reliable stats this season: 13.7ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.5apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Greek National Team roster.

Theodoros Papaloukas
Theodoros Papaloukas
   #7. An experienced former international point guard Theodoros Papaloukas (200-77, also represented by FCM, currently plays in Euroleague) managed to help CSKA Moscow in a victory against the seventh-ranked Brose Baskets Bamberg (0-3) 90-83 in the Euroleague in Thursday night's game. Papaloukas scored only 4 points and added 3 assists in 11 minutes. CSKA Moscow (3-0) is placed second in group E. So far his team won all three games in the Top 16. This year Papaloukas' overall stats are: 2.0ppg and 2.0apg in the two games. He used to play for the Greek national team five years ago.

Dusan Sakota
Dusan Sakota
   #8. Small forward Dusan Sakota (209-86, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Italy) couldn't help Cimberio Varese (13-2) in their game against Umana Venezia (7-8) in the Italian SerieA. He scored 9 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 18 minutes. But the league leader Cimberio Varese was edged 87-85 in Venezia by the much lower-ranked (#9) Umana. They ended the series of four consecutive victories. This year Sakota's total stats are: 6.5ppg and 2.6rpg in the 14 games. He used to play for the Greek U20 national team back in 2006.

Nikolaos Zisis
Nikolaos Zisis
   #9. International guard Nikolaos Zisis (197-83, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Kostas Vasiliadis. However that was another game of his team in Spanish ACB which brought him to that list. Zisis contributed to a Gescrap BB's victory against the 14th-ranked CB Canarias (6-11) 78-70. He scored 5 points in 23 minutes. Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket (11-6) is placed fifth in the ACB. Zisis is currently sixth on the league's list of best passers with 3.7apg. He also averaged so far 7.4ppg and 2.1rpg in the 17 games. Zisis is also in the roster of the Greek national team.

Antonis Fotsis
Antonis Fotsis
   #10. Forward Antonis Fotsis (209-81, currently plays in Italy) helped Armani Milano win their game against the closely-ranked Enel Brindisi (8-7) 83-76 in the Italian SerieA last Sunday. He scored 8 points. EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (8-7) is placed eighth in the SerieA. Fotsis has averaged so far 7.4ppg and 3.7rpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Greek National Team roster.

   #11. Former U20 international center Stavros Toutziarakis (210-87, another player represented by FCM, currently plays in Sweden) helped Solna Vikings win their game against the closely-ranked Boras Basket 92-88 in the Swedish Basketligan on Friday night. Toutziarakis scored 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 24 minutes. Toutziarakis is ranked sixth on the list of the best rebounders in the league with 7.9rpg. This year his other stats are: 12.7ppg and 1.2apg in the 21 games. Toutziarakis used to play for the Greek U20 national team six years ago.

   #12. Former international forward Mihalis Kakiouzis (206-76, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Switzerland), who plays in the Swiss LNA couldn't help SAV Vacallo (9-4) in their last game. Despite Kakiouzis' very good performance SAV Vacallo was crushed 101-80 at home by the lower-ranked (#5) Lugano Tigers. He was the second best scorer with 21 points. Kakiouzis also added 6 rebounds in 34 minutes. Kakiouzis' stats this year are: 13.3ppg, 6.2rpg, 1.9apg and 1.9spg in the nine games. He used to play for the Greek national team back in 2007.

   #13. Former U18 international swingman John Sinis (206-91, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped San Diego win their game against the Loyola Marymount University 78-70 in the NCAA in Wednesday night's game. Sinis recorded 12 points in 20 minutes. He has averaged so far 5.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 3.9apg and 1.3spg in the 10 games. Sinis used to play for the Greek U18 national team four years ago.

   #14. Former international guard Emmanouil Papamakarios (192-80, currently plays in Spain) helped Lagun Aro GBC win their game against the third-ranked Valencia Basket 76-68 in the Spanish ACB in Saturday night's game. Papamakarios scored 10 points. He has averaged so far 3.2ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.3apg. Papamakarios used to play for the Greek national team back in 2005.

   #15. U18 international swingman Ioannis Papapetrou (203-94, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA couldn't help the Texas (0-3) in their last game. Despite his good performance the Texas were badly defeated 82-62 in Ames, IA by the Iowa State University. Papapetrou scored 13 points, had 7 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 21 minutes. He has averaged so far 3.2ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.3apg in the 17 games. Papapetrou is also in the roster of the Greek U18 national team.


The list of other players, who all have Greek passport but never been selected to any of Greek national teams:

   #1. Corey Petros (208-F/C-93, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Oakland (2-3) in their last game on Thursday. Despite Petros' very good performance the Oakland was defeated 81-74 on the road by the South Dakota State University. He recorded a double-double by scoring 22 points and getting 15 rebounds. Petros' total stats this season are: 2.0ppg and 2.0apg. He is a naturalized American. Apparently Petros has never played in Greece.

   #2. Nick Paulos (201-G/F-91, currently studies in the States) led NC-Greensboro to an easy victory against the Lees-McRae (7-8) crushing them 86-47 in the NCAA in Wednesday night's game. Paulos scored 26 points (!!!) and grabbed 4 rebounds. The University of North Carolina, Greensboro has 2-3 conference record this season. It was NC-Greensboro's first victory after three consecutive loses. Paulos has averaged so far 6.5ppg and 2.6rpg. He is a naturalized American. Apparently Paulos has never played in Greece.

   #3. Experienced Alexey Savrasenko (215-C-79, currently plays in VTB United League) contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked CEZ Nymburk (4-7) crushing them 75-54 in the VTB United League last Sunday. He scored 8 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 18 minutes. Lokomotiv Kuban (7-4) is placed fourth in group B. Savrasenko has averaged so far 2.7ppg and 2.5rpg in the 10 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Greek and Russian.

   #4. Pat Calathes (208-G/F-85, college: St.Joseph's, currently plays in Israel), who plays in the Israeli Winner League was not able to help Maccabi Haifa (8-5) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Calathes' good performance Maccabi Haifa was badly defeated 91-74 in Rosh Pina by the one of league's weakest teams Galil Gilboa (#11). He recorded 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Calathes is currently fourth on the list of best rebounders. This season he has very good stats: 14.5ppg, 9.6rpg and 2.5apg. Calathes is a naturalized American. He used to play for Costa Cafe Marousi in Greek league.

   #5. Angelo Tsagarakis (190-G-84, currently plays in France) was the major contributor in an overtime Chalons-Reims' victory against the eighth-ranked Saint-Quentin (9-9) 93-87 in the French ProB (second division) in Friday night's game. He scored 18 points and grabbed 5 rebounds (went 6 for 6 at the free throw line). Chalons-Reims (13-5) is placed fourth in the ProB. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Tsagarakis' stats this season are: 14.1ppg, 2.1rpg and 1.1spg. He is another player who holds two passports: Greek and French. Despite Tsagarakis' Greek nationality, he previously played for the French U20 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Greek team.

   #6. Giannis Demertzis (194-PG-83, currently plays in Cyprus) contributed to Keravnos' victory against the closely-ranked Etha 65-54 in the Cypriot Division A on Saturday night. Demertzis recorded 6 points, 4 rebounds, 10 assists and 3 steals. Demertzis belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #5. He has averaged so far 5.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 3.9apg and 1.3spg.

   #7. Alex Hill (196-G-90, college: Cornell, currently plays in Canada), who plays in the Canadian university league CIS was not able to secure a victory for the University of Toronto (5-5) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance the University of Toronto (#4) was crushed 91-57 in Ottawa, ON by the Ravens. Hill was the top scorer with 19 points. He also added 5 rebounds and dished 6 assists. Hill is currently seventh on the league's list of top scorers. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Hill averages: 20.0ppg, 5.4rpg, 2.8apg and 1.1spg. He has both Greek and Canadian nationalities.

   #8. Peter Pappageorge (183-G, is currently at the American university) led Long Beach St. to a victory against the University of Hawaii 76-72 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Pappageorge scored 15 points (went 6 for 6 at the free throw line) in a mere 17 minutes. He has very impressive stats this year: 20.0ppg, 5.4rpg, 2.8apg and 1.1spg in the 11 games. Pappageorge is a naturalized American. Apparently he has never played in Greece.

   #9. Athanasios Kalpakas (198-F-84, currently plays in Sweden) contributed to Akropol's victory against the seventh-ranked Fryshuset 87-79 in the Swedish Basketettan (second division) in Saturday night's game. He scored 21 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 37 minutes. Kalpakas averaged so far 10.9ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.7apg and 1.2spg in the 14 games. He also holds two passports: Greek and Swedish.

   #10. Triantafillos Tzakopoulos (187-G-85, currently plays in Germany) contributed to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams Crailsheim Merlins 83-66 in the German ProA (second division) last Sunday. Tzakopoulos scored 10 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. He has averaged so far 6.8ppg, 1.6rpg and 3.3apg. Tzakopoulos holds both Greek and Australian passports.   




Ioannis
Bourousis
A1 Round 14: Panathinaikos edge Promitheas by three points - 11 hours ago
Tenth-ranked Promitheas (4-10) made lots of trouble for second ranked Panathinaikos (13-1) in Patras on Saturday. The visitors from Athens managed to secure only three-point victory 72-69. However their fans expected much easier game. Panathinaikos made 23-of-30 free shots (76.7 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Promitheas helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was international center Ioannis Bourousis (214-83) who...   [read more]

D'Vauntes
Smith-Rivera
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is a newcomer at Koroivos - 11 hours ago
ASA Koroivos Amaliadas (A1) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old American guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera (191-99kg-92, college: Georgetown, agency: Stealth Sport). He just played at Fort Wayne Mad Ants (D-League) in the U.S. But in only one game he did not score anything. Smith-Rivera also played for another team Windy City Bulls in U.S. semi-pro league D-League earlier that season where in 6 games he recorded 3.0ppg and 1.7rpg this season. The list of the past achievement...   [read more]

Yannis
Gagaloudis
A2 Round 14: Faros lose to Iraklis in the game between Top 4 teams - 15 hours ago
The game between Top Four teams took place in Thessaloniki. Second ranked host Iraklis (12-2) defeated 4th ranked Faros (8-5) 101-97. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Faros. Iraklis made 26-of-32 free shots (81.3 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. 31 personal fouls committed by Faros helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Guard Yannis Gagaloudis (192-78) scored 29 points and 9 assists to lead t...   [read more]


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