NEWS

20.09.2009
Greece Capture Bronze

60 years after winning their first, and last, bronze medal the Greek team will take the podium tonight in the third position after edging Slovenia 57-56 in the bronze medal game on Sunday in Katowice.

This is the second time Greece will go home with a medal in the last four years after winning the gold at EuroBasket 2005.

20.09.2009
Haven't We Met Before?

Spain and Serbia will face off in the EuroBasket 2009 final with Greece playing for the bronze medal. European basketball fans should get used to seeing those three nations challenge for titles well into the future.

In the last three summers, that trio of nations has captured eight of the nine titles in the annual U16, U18 and U20 championships while collecting six additional medals of another color - for a total of 14 of the available 27 medals.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birthCurrent club
 4Ioannis Kalampokis SF 1.98 15.08.1978 Ilion (GRE)  BENETTON TREVISO (Italy-Lega) 
 5Yannis Bourousis 2.13 17.11.1983 Karditsa (GRE)  OLYMPIAKOS PIRAEUS (Greece-ESAKE) 
 6Nikos Zisis SG 1.96 16.08.1983 Thessaloniki (GRE)  CSKA MOSCOW (Russia-Superleague) 
 7Vassilis Spanoulis SG 1.92 07.08.1982 Larisa (GRE)  OLYMPIACOS (GREECE-ESAKE) 
 8Nick Calathes PG 1.97 07.02.1989 FL (USA)  FLORIDA (USA-NCAA) 
 9Antonis Fotsis PF 2.08 02.04.1981 Maroussi (GRE)  
10Georgios Printezis 2.05 22.02.1985 Athens (GRE)  OLYMPIACOS (Greece-ESAKE) 
11Andreas Glyniadakis 2.16 26.08.1981 Hania (GRE)  MAROUSSI (Greece-ESAKE) 
12Kostas Kaimakoglou PF 2.05 15.03.1983 Korydallos (GRE)  MAROUSSI (Greece-ESAKE) 
13Kostas Koufos 2.13 24.02.1989 OH (USA)  UTAH JAZZ (USA-NBA) 
14Stratos Perperoglou 2.03 07.08.1984 Drama (GRE)  OLYMPIACOS (Greece-ESAKE) 
15Sofoklis Schortsanitis 2.06 22.06.1985 Tiko (CMR)  OLYMPIAKCS (Greece-ESAKE) 

COACHES

Head Coach: Jonas Kazlauskas
Assistant Coach: Yannis Sferopoulos

More Headlines

20.09.2009
Plenty To Cheer About

Greece and Slovenia will battle it out for the bronze medal when they meet in EuroBasket 2009's 3rd-4th place game in Katowice on Sunday.

The Greeks were hammered by bitter rivals Spain 82-64. The game was close in the first quarter, but after Juan Carlos Navarro buried a three to give the world champions their first double-digit lead of the night, 31-21, early in the second quarter, they were rarely threatened.

19.09.2009
Spain Knock Out Greece

One finalist is already set at EuroBasket 2009 after Spain dominated Greece 82-64 in a one sided Semi-Final on Saturday in Katowice.

This is the first time in history the Spanish team reach the finals twice in a row, and it bestows on them a chance, once again, to bring the first ever European gold medal to Spain.

One Giant Leap19.09.2009
SPAN-TACULAR!18.09.2009
Zisis And Spanoulis Reaching Century Mark 18.09.2009
Turkey And Greece Renew Rivalry18.09.2009
Foreign Coaches Make Themselves At Home15.09.2009
France Remain Unbeaten15.09.2009
France, Greece Fight For Top Spot In Group E14.09.2009
Russia Hand Greece First Loss13.09.2009
Russia Cling To Quarter-Final Hopes13.09.2009
Greece Survive Germany, Into Quarters11.09.2009

Team

Greece
Greece

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSV. Spanoulis14.1
RTY. Bourousis7.3
ASV. Spanoulis4.2
STN. Calathes1.6
BSK. Koufos0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

07.09.2009vs MKD[W] 86-54
08.09.2009vs CRO[W] 76-68
09.09.2009vs ISR[W] 106-80
11.09.2009vs GER[W] 84-76
13.09.2009vs RUS[L] 65-68
15.09.2009vs FRA[L] 69-71
18.09.2009vs TUR[W] 76-74
19.09.2009vs ESP[L] 64-82
20.09.2009vs SLO[W] 57-56

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Staff

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