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As Bucks' Antetokounmpo reaches new heights, expectations rise

It was a Monday in the middle of January, and the Milwaukee Bucks were on the road in the midst of a losing streak. Giannis Antetokounmpo stood on the sideline after morning shootaround
July 20, 2014

No Spanoulis, Fotsis or Big Sofo for Greece

New Greece coach Fotis Katsikaris announced on Sunday his provisional squad for the World Cup to take place in Spain from August 30,
eKathimerini: July 14, 2014

Katsikaris unveiled as new Greece basketball coach

Fotis Katsikaris is officially the new national basketball team coach and will lead Greece to the World Championship that will take place this summer in Spain.
eKathimerini: June 12, 2014

Panathinaikos retains basketball crown with 11-point win

Panathinaikos came from 2-1 down in the final series to win the 34th Greek league title in its history beating Olympiakos 82-71 on Wednesday, and 3-2 in the best-of-five series, thanks to an imposing performance at home.
eKathimerini: June 4, 2014

7-foot-1 Greek center commits to ISU

Greek national Giorgos Tsalmpouris has commited to Iowa State and will join its 2014 recruiting class, a source tells the Ames Tribune.
Ames Tribune: May 11, 2014

PAO, Olympiakos, Panionios and PAOK reach A1 semis

All four favorites swept their opponents in the first round of the Basket League play-offs with away wins on Thursday to clinch their spots in the semifinals that begin next week.
eKathimerini: May 9, 2014

Olympiakos beats Real Madrid 78-76, avoids sweep

Greece's two Euroleague representatives, winners of the past three competitions, staved off elimination by winning closely contested home games on Monday.
The Olympian: April 21, 2014

Defense lets Olympiakos down at Madrid

Olympiakos played second fiddle to Real Madrid in a rather spectacular game in Spain on Tuesday going down 88-71 to trail 1-0 in the best-of-five quarterfinal series with the Spanish giant.
eKathimerini: April 16, 2014

Spanoulis buzzer beater beats Greens

Olympiakos and Panathinaikos will play thrilling games even when they do not really need to win. Such was the match on Thursday, for the last round of the Euroleague top-16 stage
eKathimerini: April 11, 2014

Reds join Greens in Euroleague quarterfinals

Olympiakos has joined Panathinaikos in mathematically qualifying to the quarterfinals of the Euroleague thanks to Fenerbahce’s loss at Laboral Kutxa on Thursday
eKathimerini: April 5, 2014