Athlete and politician nicknamed The Spider, who opted out of an NBA career in order to continue playing in his native land.
He was a second round 1986 NBA Draft pick, 37th overall, by the Portland Trail Blazers, but continued playing with PAOK Thessaloniki, who he began his career with in 1981.
He was inducted into the Eurobasket.com Greek Basketball Hall of Fame.
He was born in Thessaloniki, Greece.
He and Dinos Kouis played together on the Greek national team.