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Nikos Galis (Greece)
Born on July Tuesday, 1957, in in New Jersey, U.S.A..
183cm (6'0")
Shooting Guard

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Wednesday, 2007.


  • Seton Hall University (NCAA): 1975-1979
  • Aris Thessaloniki: 1979-1992
  • Panathinaikos: 1992-1995

Club Highlights

  • 8 times Champion of the Greek League: 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991
  • 7 times Champion of the Greek Cup: 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992 and 1993

National Team

  • European Champion in Athens 1987
  • Silver medalist in the 1989 European Championship in Zagreb

Individual Highlights

  • Nikos Galis is one of the biggest scoring-machines in basketball's history: averaged over 30 points a game during his 16-year career in Europe (both in the national and continental club competitions); top scorer of the 1986 World Championship and in four of the five European Championships in which he took part; 3rd top scorer in the NCAA's 1978-1979 season (27.5 points per game)…
  • MVP of the 1987 European Championship in Athens
  • First torchbearer during the Olympic flame's final route at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games