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...

Panathinaikos Lick Olympiakos for Third Win in Season (68-61)

After two away wins in Piraeus; one for the Greek league and one for the Euroleague, Panathinaikos scored a third win against Olympiakos. This...

Basketball Legend Nick Galis Auctions Shoes for a Child’s Treatment

Greek basketball legend and recent NBA Hall-of-Famer Nick Galis auctioned his sports shoes and gathered €7,000 for the treatment of a 5-year-old suffering from...

Greece Cruise to an 82-61 Win at Home Against Israel (video)

Buoyed by Nick Calathes and Thanasis Antetokounmpo joining the team for their second game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers, Greece...

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