Mantzaris joins UNICS after leaving Olympiacos

Mantzaris joins UNICS after leaving Olympiacos

Vangelis Mantzaris has officially joined UNICS Kazan of the VTB United League after leaving Olympiacos BC.

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UNICS Kazan released this following statement on their social media platforms:

“Welcome, Vaggelis Mantzaris!

Greek defender Vangelis Mantzaris will continue his career in Kazan. BC UNICS and the player have signed a 1+1 contract.”

Mantzaris, 29, leaves Olympiacos after a successful eight-year stint in Piraeus which included two EuroLeague championships and three Basket League titles.

Olympiacos had also announced his departure:

“Olympiacos BC announces the resolving of its contract with Vaggelis Mantzaris. We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your contribution to the team and wish you all the best in your new career path.”


On Friday evening, the Utah Jazz of the NBA had confirmed the signing of Nigel Williams-Goss:

“The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard Nigel Williams-Goss. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.”

Williams-Goss had joined Olympiacos last summer. During the 2018/2019 campaign, the 24-year-old American guard averaged 9.2 points, 4.2 assists and two rebounds in the EuroLeague as Olympiacos failed to qualify for the playoffs.


by Shaun Nicolaides

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