Olympiakos to honor Printezis through a friendly with Maccabi

Euroleague basketball clubs Olympiakos Piraeus and Maccabi Tel Aviv will play a friendly in honor of the Greek team's retired legend Giorgos Printezis, Maccabi said in a statement on Friday, following Olympiakos' announcement.

The game between the Greek and Israeli champions will take place at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Piraeus on September 6. During the event, Printezis' jersey No. 15 will be hung from the arena's rafters.

The 39-year-old power forward spent most of his career at Olympiacos, with whom he won two consecutive Euroleague titles in 2012 and 2013, including a winning floater shot in the 2012 final game against CSKA Moscow.

Printezis also won four Greek League titles and three Greek Cups with the red-whites, as well as a bronze medal with the Greek national team at the 2009 FIBA EuroBasket in Poland.

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