6'10" power forward/center who was named Greek League Rookie of the Year in 1998 and Greek League MVP in 2002.
He initially studied martial arts in school, then switched to basketball, where a city championship win led to his first professional club, Larissa's Perseas.
He was named Player of the Year, leading scorer, and leading rebounder two seasons in a row while with the Greek A2 League.
He was born in Larissa, Greece.
He played alongside Fragiskos Alvertis on the Greek national team.