Greece’s friendlies before Eurobasket 2017
On Monday, Greece will begin their first of many friendlies before the Eurobasket 2017 tournament tips-off in late August.
Greece’s preparations for Eurobasket 2017 are in full force as the Ethniki finished their first stage of training in Karpenisi. The team is now in Patra and will play their first of three tournaments before the European Championships begin at the end of the month. Milwaukee Bucks star, Giannis Antetokounmpo, will not play in the Patra tournament due a minor injury and coach Kostas Missas does not want to take any risks with the Greek Freak.
Below is all the tournament friendlies that Greece will take part in before they travel to Finland for the group stages of Eurobasket 2017
- August 7-8: Tournament in Patra with three teams: Greece, Ukraine, and Romania
- August 11-12: Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia with three teams: Greece, Serbia, Montenegro
- August 18-19: Two friendlies in London against Great Britain
- August 23-25: Eurobanks Acropolis Tournament in Athens with four teams: Greece, Serbia, Italy, and Georgia