Kostas Politis, Architect of Greece’s 1987 Basketball Triumph, Dies at 76

Kostas Politis, the legendary Greek coach who led the national basketball team to gold medal at the EuroBasket 1987, died on Monday at his...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Cheers Brother Thanasis Lifting Greek Cup (video)

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo watched his brother Thanasis lift the Greek basketball champions trophy from the stands of Athens' Olympic Sports Hall on Sunday. The Greek...

Basketball: Panathinaikos Crowned Greek Champions

Panathinaikos won the Greek basketball league for a record 37th time Sunday after beating rival Olympiacos 84-70 in the fifth and deciding game to...

1987: The Year Greeks Started a Love Affair with the Orange Ball

Up until 1987, Greek basketball was as mediocre as Greek football at a European level. Yet, on June 14, 1987 something miraculous happened and...

‘Greek Freak’ Gets Confused with his Brother Thanasis in Athens

NBA megastar Giannis Antetokounmpo says that people in the street confuse him with his brother Thanasis when he is enjoying time off in his birthplace...

Pavlos Giannakopoulos “Who Changed Greek Basketball” Passes Away at 89

Pavlos Giannakopoulos, the man who "changed the course of history in Greek basketball and Greek sports" passed away on Sunday morning at the age...

Prince of Monaco Gets Earplugs to Withstand Noise from Delirious AEK Fans

Prince Albert of Monaco asked for earplugs to withstand the noise made by the AEK faithful during his team's defeat at the final of...

AEK Wins Basketball Champions League (video)

AEK beat AS Monaco 100-94 at the final of 2017-18 FIBA Champions League on Sunday night winning the 3rd European title in the club's...

Real Madrid TV Seeking Acropolis Film Permit

Spanish sporting giants Real Madrid are coming to Athens for a crucial two-leg basketball clash with Panathinaikos this week, and possibly to do a...

Panathinaikos BC President Withdraws Club from Euroleague

                   (Panathinaikos BC owner Dimitris Giannakopoulos) Panathinaikos Basketaball Club is to leave the Euroleague after the end...

Athens to Host Basketball Champions League Final Four

The city of Athens has been awarded the hosting of the 2018 Basketball Champions League Final Four. Four teams, representing four different countries, will be...

AEK’s 1968 Triumph: More Than Just a Game

On April 4, 1968 a Greek sporting triumph took place when AEK won the European Cup in basketball in front of 80,000 spectators at...

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