Panagiotis Giannakis

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Birthday
1, 1959
Birthplace
Nikaia, Greece
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1959 (age 60)
Birthplace
Nikaia, Greece

About

Basketball player nicknamed The Dragon who later became coach of the Greek national team, winning the EuroBasket 2005 gold medal.

Before Fame

He and Aris Thessaloniki won three consecutive Euroleague Final Fours in 1988, 1989, and 1990.

Trivia

He signed a two-and-a-half-year coaching contract with Olympiacos in 2008, and began earning 1.1 million euros annually.

Family Life

He married Eugenia, with whom he fathered two children, Kalliope and Dimitris; his four brothers all died over the course of a decade.

Associated With

He and Nikos Galis became legends of the Greek national team.