Greek National Team

Giannis Antetokounmpo: “I wanted to play, but I couldn’t”


The “Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo described his decision not to play with the Greek National Team in the Europbasket 2017 by saying that “[I]t was not that I did not want to play, I could not play”.

“Day after day I get better. My knee is constantly improving”, said Giannis and added that:

Water Polo World Championship Semi-finals: Hungary-Greece 7-5


The Greek National Team was very good in the first two quarters and was leading 3-4, but then the incredible Hungarians achieved a 4-0 series and qualify for the final of the World Championship.

With their goalkeeper in an amazing night, the Hungarians proved their reputation is well deserved.

Greece lost the ticket to the Women’s Eurobasket final to France 55-77


Greece fought but couldn’t win France, which proved beyond doubt why it’s National Team is among the best in the world.

The final score, 55-77, however, is not totally representative of the game. The Greek team was following the score closely up until the third period of the game, but it’s defence collapsed on the fourth period.