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  • Nick Calathes selected the top Greek playing abroad in last week's games
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    NickCalathesWe bring you last week's top performances from Greeks who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is former international point guard Nick Calathes (197-89). He could not help one of league's weakest teams FC Barcelona (25-4) in their last game. Despite Calathes' very good performance FC Barcelona was edged 87-85 on the road by the leading Real Madrid.

  • A1 Round 12: Promitheas edge Lavrio by two points
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    Jerian GrantThere were many interesting games last round. The round ended with derby games and favorites losing the games. Here is the last round review presented by Job Market. The most exciting game of round 12 in the A1 took place in Patras. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of second-best Lavrio (8-4) to fifth ranked Promitheas (7-4) 90-88 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Lavrio. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first...

  • Steven Gray (ex Peristeri GS) is a newcomer at Igokea
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    Steven GrayDefending champion BC Igokea Aleksandrovac (Division I) strengthened their roster with addition of 31-year old American shooting guard Steven Gray (196-93kg-89, college: Gonzaga). He started the season at Peristeri GS Athens in Greek A1 league. Gray has played there for the last three years. He helped them to make it to the Supercup final. Gray played 4 games in Basketball Champions League where he recorded very impressive stats: 21.3ppg, 2.0rpg, 4.5apg and 2.3spg. He has tried to make...

  • Peristeri GS Athens land Jorge Gutierrez
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    JorgeGutierrezPeristeri GS Athens (A1) tabbed 32-year old Mexican international guard Jorge Gutierrez (191cmkg-88, college: California). He started the season at BG Goettingen in German BBL league. In 10 games he averaged 11.7ppg, 2.4rpg, 5.0apg and 1.3spg. The most of last season Gutierrez spent at Hamburg Towers (also in BBL) where in 13 games he had 14.2ppg, 3.8rpg, 5.9apg (top 4) and 1.8spg (in top 4). He also played for Capitanes in Mexico league earlier that season. In two Liga Americas games he...

  • Antonis Koniaris (ex H.Holon) agreed terms with Obradoiro
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    AntonisKoniarisRio Natura Monbus Obradoiro CAB (Liga Endesa) strengthened their roster with addition of 23-year old Greek ex-international guard Antonis Koniaris (196cm, agency: Network Sports International). He played recently at H.Holon in Israeli Winner League. Koniaris also played for Olympiacos in Greece league earlier that season. But in only one Winner League game he did not score anything and 1 steal. He was also a member of Greek international program for some years. Koniaris played for Greek...

  • Trepca/AS Prishtina signs Stavros Toutziarakis, ex Ionikos Nikaias
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    StavrosToutziarakisTrepca/AS Prishtina (Superliga) signed 33-year old Greek center Stavros Toutziarakis (210cm-104kg, agency: Octagon Europe). He started the season at Ionikos Nikaias in Greek A1 league. But in four games he had just 0.5ppg and 2.3rpg. The last season Toutziarakis played at Kolossos (also in A1) where in 20 games he recorded 6.6ppg and 4.1rpg. He was a member of Greek U20 National Team between 2006 and 2007. Toutziarakis has played also professionally in Hungary (MAFC Budapest), Sweden...

  • Michael Holyfield (ex Guangsha L.) agreed terms with Ionikos Nikaias
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    MichaelHolyfieldAO Ionikos Nikaias (A1) inked 28-year old American center Michael Holyfield (211-122kg-92, college: SHSU). He played most recently at Zhejiang Guangsha Lions in Chinese CBA league. Holyfield also played for Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions in Hong Kong league that season where in 10 ASEAN League games he recorded 12.7ppg, 14.6rpg (leader !!!) and 2.0bpg last season. Great year indeed as he was voted to All-ASEAN League Honorable Mention. Holyfield is a very experienced...

  • Iraklis land Devin Ebanks, ex Mayaguez
    on April 17, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    Devin EbanksGS Iraklis Thessaloniki (A1) tabbed 31-year old American forward Devin Ebanks (206-98kg-89, college: WVU). He played in the summer at Indios de Mayaguez in Puerto Rican BSN league, but left the team in November. In 6 games he averaged 13.3ppg, 4.0rpg and 2.0apg. The last season Ebanks played at San en NeoPhoenix in Japanese B1 League where in 11 games he had very impressive stats: 25.0ppg, 6.9rpg and 2.8apg. In 2010 he was drafted by Los Angeles Lakers (NBA) in second round (43rd overall).

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