Vassilis Spanoulis (Greece)

Vassilis Spanoulis

Nationality: GRE
Born : 07.08.1982
Place of birth: Larisa (GRE)
Height: 1.92m
Position: SG

10.1Points per game
1.1Rebounds per game
1.9Assists per game




  • » Ranks #11 in Assists (1.9)
  • » Ranks #19 in Field Goals Made (4.1)
  • » Ranks #15 in 2 Pts Field Goals Made (3.6)
Vassilis Spanoulis - EuroBasket 2013 Profile
Team 2012-13: Olympiacos Piraeus (Greece-ESAKE)
Career: Gymnastikos Larissa (Greece-A2 Division, 99-2001); Maroussi (Greece-ESAKE, 2001-05); Panathinaikos (Greece-ESAKE, 2005-06); Houston Rockets (USA-NBA, 2006-07); Panathinaikos (Greece-ESAKE, 2007-10); Olympiacos Piraeus (Greece-ESAKE, 2010-13)

EuroBasket 2013 is of particular significance to Vassilis Spanoulis, although this is not immediately apparent in the case of a player who has won every possible distinction - both collective and individual - at club level. The combo guard took two big risks in his career that eventually enabled him to reach the stardom status he enjoys today. The first one was to try his hand in the NBA with Houston; the attempt failed, as he did not adapt to life in the USA and perhaps because his style of play is mostly compatible with the European game. The second was his highly controversial decision in 2010 to join Olympiacos from arch-rivals Panathinaikos. He was vindicated for the move beyond any expectation, as he became the conductor of the Piraeus orchestra and led the club to two consecutive Euroleague titles, the first more improbable than the second. His only pending challenge remaining is to lead the national team to a similar success, something more than the bronze medal of EuroBasket 2009, as he was too young to play an important role in the conquest of the gold medal at EuroBasket 2005 and still not the go-to player when Greece captured bronze at the 2006 FIBA World Championship.


vs Russia (W 64-74)376/785.76/785.70/00.05/5100.00225100317
vs Bulgaria (W 99-73)233/933.33/650.00/30.01/333.3202130027
vs France (L 39-68)193/650.03/560.00/10.02/2100.0101011038
vs Croatia (L 81-69)3510/1283.39/1181.81/1100.00/00.00110200121
vs Slovenia (L 73-81)313/837.52/540.01/333.30/10.0022341037
vs Yugoslavia (W 82-83)255/955.64/757.11/250.01/1100.00114120312
vs France (L 71-57)192/540.02/2100.00/30.00/00.0000110024
vs Italy (W 71-65)181/1100.00/00.01/1100.02/2100.0000120025
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points2118.07.2000 vs. Croatia26 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
27.07.2002 vs Lithuania
Total Rebounds23 times8 - EuroBasket 2013
14.09.2013 vs Slovenia
Assists514.07.2000 vs. Russia10 - 2 times
Steals221.07.2000 vs. Yugoslavia5 - EuroBasket 2007
04.09.2007 vs Serbia
Blocked Shots 1 - 2 times
Minutes3714.07.2000 vs. Russia43 - FIBA Europe Champions Cup for Men 2003
01.10.2002 vs Split Croatia Insurance
Field Goals Made1018.07.2000 vs. Croatia10 - 2 times
Field Goals Attempted1218.07.2000 vs. Croatia19 - European Championship for Young Men 2002
02.08.2002 vs Croatia
2 Pts Field Goals Made918.07.2000 vs. Croatia9 - 2 times
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted1118.07.2000 vs. Croatia11 - 3 times
3 Pts Field Goals Made14 times6 - 2 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted33 times9 - 3 times
Free Throws Made514.07.2000 vs. Russia8 - EuroBasket 2013
16.09.2013 vs Croatia
Free Throws Attempted514.07.2000 vs. Russia10 - EuroBasket 2013
12.09.2013 vs Spain
Offensive Rebounds215.07.2000 vs. Bulgaria2 - 7 times
Defensive Rebounds22 times6 - EuroBasket 2013
14.09.2013 vs Slovenia
Participations in FIBA Europe competitionsPPGRPGAPG
FIBA Intercontinental Cup 2013 (Olympiakos BC)
EuroBasket - Final Round 2013 (Greece)
FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2012 (Greece)
FIBA World Championship for Men 2010 (Greece)
EuroBasket - Final Round 2009 (Greece)
Olympic Games: Tournament Men 2008 (Greece)
FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008 (Greece)
EuroBasket - Final Round 2007 (Greece)
World Championship for Men 2006 (Greece)
Stankovic Continental Champions Cup 2006 (Greece)
EuroBasket - Final Round 2005 (Greece)
Olympic Games: Tournament for Men 2004 (Greece)
FIBA Europe League 2004 (TIM-Maroussi)
FIBA Europe Champions Cup for Men 2003 (GS Amaroussi)
European Championship for Young Men - Final Round 2002 (Greece)
Korac Cup 2002 (GS Amaroussi)
European Championship for Young Men - Qualifying Round 2002 (Greece)
European Championship for Junior Men - Final Round 2000 (Greece)



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