GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Kostas Missas is not expected to continue as Greece's head coach after the Ethniki’s exit at Eurobasket 2017. The Hellenic Basketball Federation (EOK) will begin searching for his successor as the upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers begin in two months.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Greece will face Russia in the quarterfinals of Eurobasket 2017 after the Russians blew out Croatia 101-78 in the Last 16. Tip-off is scheduled for Wednesday, September, 13th at 11:45 AM EST and 6:45 PM local Greek time.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Greece beat all odds to defeat Lithuania 77-64 in Turkey on Saturday as Eurobasket 2017 saw its first slate of knockout games end with an impressive showing from the Ethniki.**HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Fresh-off beating Poland to clinch a berth in the knockout rounds at Eurobasket 2017, Greece lock horns with Lithuania in Turkey on Saturday night in what is a highly-anticipated Round of 16 match-up.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Greece were handed their third defeat at this year’s Eurobasket and will play Poland in their final group match in what is a must win game if Greece are to advance to the next round. Germany/Lithuania will be up next in the knockout stages if the Ethniki advances.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: Greece opened up its EuroBasket 2017 campaign with an impressive 90-61 win over Iceland in Helsinki, Finland on Thursday. An energetic Thanasis Antetokounmpo helped Greece find its groove after a mediocre second quarter, but it was Nikos Pappas who led all scorers with 20 points off the bench. **HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: In an interview with Greek newspaper “To Vima”, Greece coach Kostas Missas talked about the situation surrounding Giannis Antetokounmpo and the national team. He mentioned that if Antetokounmpo was healthy, he would have played for the Ethniki even at the disapproval of the Milwaukee Bucks.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: The Hellenic Basketball Federation (EOK) accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of forcing the Greek Freak to announce his absence from the upcoming Eurobasket. EOK is expected to release their findings and evidence after the Eurobasket tournament.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: After Greece’s final pre-Eurobasket test against Serbia, Kostas Missas announced Greece’s 12-man roster for the upcoming Eurobasket tournament. Giannoulis Larentzakis and Dinos Mitoglou were left out.
GREEK NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM: An unpleasant surprise hit the Ethniki on Saturday when Giannis Antetokounmpo announced his absence from the upcoming Eurobasket due to a sustained knee injury. The Greek Basketball Federation accused both the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA for being the true reason behind Giannis’ absence.