Argiris Pedoulakis

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Argiris Pedoulakis
Αργύρης Πεδουλάκης
Personal information
Born (1964-05-26) May 26, 1964 (age 51)
Athens, Greece
Nationality Greek
Career information
Pro career 1977–1995
Position Shooting guard
Coaching career 1995–present
Career history
As player:
1977–1986 Peristeri (Greece)
1986–1992 Panathinaikos (Greece)
1993–1995 Peristeri (Greece)
As coach:
1995–1997 Peristeri (assistant) (Greece)
1997–2004 Peristeri (Greece)
2004–2005 Makedonikos (Greece)
2005–2006 Panellinios (Greece)
2007–2008 Rethymno Aegean (Greece)
2008 PAOK (Greece)
2010 AEK Athens (Greece)
2010–2012 Peristeri (Greece)
2012–2014 Panathinaikos (Greece)
2014–2015 UNICS Kazan (Russia)
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

Argiris Pedoulakis (alternate spellings: Argirios, Argyris, Argyrios) (Greek: Αργύρης Πεδουλάκης; born May 26, 1964) is a Greek professional basketball coach and a retired professional basketball player.

Playing career[edit]

Pedoulakis started his playing career with Peristeri in 1977. In 1986, he moved to Panathinaikos, and he was one of the best Panathinaikos players of his era. He played for Panathinaikos until 1992. In 1993, he returned to Peristeri, and played for them until his retirement in 1995.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2001 and 2003, Pedoulakis was named Greek League Coach of the Year. In 2005, he reached the Eurocup Final, while working as the head coach of Makedonikos. In June 2012, he signed a two-year contract to work as the head coach of Panathinaikos, making him the first head coach of the club in the post-Obradović era.[1][2]

With Panathinaikos, he won the Greek Cup in 2013. In the same year, he coached Panathinaikos to a 3-0 sweep, with a home court disadvantage, of the Greek League Finals, by beating the back-to-back reigning Euroleague champions, Olympiacos.

On July 27, 2014, Pedoulakis signed a one-year contract to be a head coach of the Russian team UNICS Kazan.[3] He left due to poor results in November.[4]

Greek national team[edit]

Pedoulakis was a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team that played at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.


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