Iraklis Thessaloniki B.C.

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Iraklis B.C.
Iraklis B.C. logo
Nickname The Elder
Leagues B Ethniki
Greek Cup
Founded 1924
History 1924 - Present
Arena Ivanofio Indoor Hall
(capacity: 2,500)
Location Thessaloniki, Greece
Team colors White and Blue
         
Head coach Georgios Kalafatakis
Championships 2 Greek Championships (1928, 1935)
Website iraklisbc.gr
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
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Iraklis B.C. (ΚΑΕ Ηρακλής in Greek) is the professional basketball department of the wider family of G.S. Iraklis Thessaloniki, located in Thessaloniki, Greece. Iraklis currently plays in the Greek League. The team colors are blue and white.

History[edit]

The parent athletic club was founded in 1908 and initially featured football. The club is named after Heracles (or Hercules), the mythical Greek demigod. The basketball team of Iraklis was established in 1924.

Iraklis has won 2 Greek Championships in 1928 and 1935. The 1928 championship was the first official championship in the history of the Greek League. Also in the team's history, three times Iraklis has won the second place in the Greek Championship (1936, 1962, 1964), three times Iraklis has been a Greek Cup finalist (1981, 1994, 1996) and two times Iraklis has made it to the semifinals of the Cup Winners' Cup.[1]

Iraklis has also twice competed in the top European continental competitions. The club played in the European Champions' Cup in the 1995-96 season and also competed in the Suproleague during the 2000-01 season.

Roster[edit]

Iraklis Thessaloniki B.C. roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 4 Greece Petalotis, Triantafilos 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 20 – (1993-10-08)October 8, 1993
PG Greece Iliadis, Savas 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 34 – (1979-11-06)November 6, 1979
PG 7 Greece Demertzis, Yiannis 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 31 – (1983-07-20)July 20, 1983
SG 8 Greece Papanikolopoulos, Nikos 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 35 – (1979-04-21)April 21, 1979
PF 9 Greece Agelakopoulos, Vassilis 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 35 – (1979-08-24)August 24, 1979
C 10 Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasvin, Ermin
SG 11 Greece Tsalkitzis, Thomas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 22 – (1992-03-04)March 4, 1992
SF 12 Greece Petrovic, Vladimir 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 34 – (1980-01-27)January 27, 1980
PF 13 Greece Sigounas, Alexandros 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 26 – (1988-07-07)July 7, 1988
C 15 Greece Despos, Dimitris 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 38 – (1976-03-30)March 30, 1976
PF 19 Greece Lambropoulos, Fotis 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 30 – (1983-09-11)September 11, 1983
C/G Lithuania Eitutavičius, Arvydas 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 31 – (1982-09-18)September 18, 1982
C/G United States Bouldin, Matt 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 26 – (1988-01-17)January 17, 1988
SG Serbia Koprivica, Nikola 26 – (1988-06-11)June 11, 1988
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 07-01-2011

Honours[edit]

  • Total Titles: 2

European matches[edit]

Season Competition Round Club     Home    Away
1976–77 Korać Cup 1st Round Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bosna Sarajevo 83–91 64–96 Symbol delete vote.svg
1981–82 Korać Cup 1st Round Italy Fortitudo Bologna 102–87 56–86 Symbol delete vote.svg
1982–83 Korać Cup 1st Round Italy Reyer Venezia Mestre 85–90 77–102 Symbol delete vote.svg
1983–84 Korać Cup 1st Round West Germany Osnabrück 95–87 63–90 Symbol delete vote.svg
1985–86 Korać Cup 1st Round Bulgaria Spartak Pleven 92–78 76–98 Symbol delete vote.svg
1987–88 Korać Cup 1st Round Bulgaria Spartak Pleven 101–65 80–83 Symbol keep vote.svg
2nd Round Spain Estudiantes Madrid 100–98 67–101 Symbol delete vote.svg
1989–90 Korać Cup 1st Round Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 99–81 62–77 Symbol keep vote.svg
2nd Round Turkey Paşabahçe 73–70 82–80 Symbol keep vote.svg
Group Stage
(Group A)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bosna Sarajevo 87–105 97–105 Symbol delete vote.svg
Soviet Union CSKA Moscow 83–95 76–90
Italy Juvecaserta 74–82 68–87
1990–91 Korać Cup 1st Round Germany Ludwigsburg 95–62 91–92 Symbol keep vote.svg
2nd Round Soviet Union Metropole–Adazhi Rīga 103–76 97–113 Symbol keep vote.svg
Group Stage
(Group C)
France Mulhouse 112–89 83–90 Symbol delete vote.svg
Spain Joventut Badalona 70–91 52–84
Italy Varese 98–73 95–121
1991–92 Korać Cup 1st Round Czechoslovakia Baník Handlová 111–69 89–79 Symbol keep vote.svg
2nd Round Spain Villalba 93–97 89–84 Symbol keep vote.svg
Group Stage
(Group C)
Spain Valladolid 89–95 76–94 Symbol delete vote.svg
Italy Cantù 80–85 73–96
Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv 98–107 79–106
1992–93 Korać Cup Qual. Round Bye
1st Round Cyprus Keravnos Strovolou 116–80 96–85 Symbol keep vote.svg
2nd Round Latvia Metropol Riga 82–64 109–83 Symbol keep vote.svg
Group Stage
(Group B)
Italy Juvecaserta 93–88 87–101 Symbol delete vote.svg
Belgium Oostende 79–76 82–77
Spain Barcelona 70–84 74–101
1994–95 European Cup 1st Round Bye
2nd Round Hungary Körmend 88–66 60–51 Symbol keep vote.svg
3rd Round Slovenia Savinski Polzela 94–64 69–66 Symbol keep vote.svg
Group Stage
(Group A)
Belgium Maes Pils Mechelen 89–87 92–69 Symbol keep vote.svg
Ukraine BC Kyiv 98–66 81–77
Croatia KK Split 75–70 71–63
Switzerland Bellinzona 85–70 64–56
France Olympique Antibes 74–71 78–88
Semifinals Spain Taugres 79–78 74–79 Symbol delete vote.svg
66–70
1995–96 Eur. Championship 1st Round Bye
2nd Round Israel Hapoel Galil Elyon 76–54 91–83 Symbol keep vote.svg
Group Stage
(Group A)
Turkey Ülkerspor 65–74 72–74 Symbol delete vote.svg
France Olympique Antibes 91–71 65–86
Germany Bayer Leverkusen 72–81 52–73
Russia CSKA Moscow 71–68 66–82
Spain Málaga 71–69 52–89
Greece Olympiacos 63–69 62–72
Italy Benetton Treviso 75–79 68–73
1996–97 EuroCup Group Stage
(Group E)
Cyprus Achilleas Kaimakliou 100–76 98–74 Symbol keep vote.svg
Belgium Gent 86–60 87–77
Netherlands Den Bosch 104–84 94–78
Poland Śląsk Wrocław 86–74 84–86
Croatia KK Zadar 88–73 87–93
Round of 32 Czech Republic BC Brno 76–61 78–86 Symbol keep vote.svg
Round of 16 Spain Manresa 61–58 79–74 Symbol keep vote.svg
Quarter finals Israel Hapoel Jerusalem 70–58 63–68 Symbol keep vote.svg
Semifinals Italy Scaligera Verona 76–56 62–96 Symbol delete vote.svg
1999–00 Saporta Cup Group Stage
(Group E)
Slovakia Slovakofarma Pezinok 105–97 64–52 Symbol keep vote.svg
Germany Telekom Bonn 70–63 64–59
Portugal Porto 65–58 60–74
Austria Sankt Pölten 86–53 90–75
Serbia and Montenegro Partizan Belgrade 79–71 60–54
Round of 32 Sweden Norrköping 119–80 87–64 Symbol keep vote.svg
Round of 16 Croatia KK Split 79–66 71–63 Symbol keep vote.svg
Quarter finals Greece AEK Athens 73–70 73–84 Symbol delete vote.svg
2000–01 Suproleague Group Stage
(Group B)
Slovenia Krka Novo Mesto 73–80 85–65 Symbol keep vote.svg
Serbia and Montenegro Partizan Belgrade 91–76 81–93
Italy Scavolini Pesaro 92–85 70–90
Sweden Plannja Luleå 89–74 94–90
Belgium Oostende 74–62 77–83
Turkey Efes Pilsen 72–87 65–88
Germany Bayer Leverkusen 98–87 110–106
Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 92–85 71–95
France Orthez 86–82 74–76
Round of 16 Germany ALBA Berlin 78–67 77–88 Symbol delete vote.svg
75–86
2001–02 Saporta Cup Group Stage
(Group D)
Cyprus Keravnos Strovolou 80–48 80–72 Symbol keep vote.svg
Croatia KK Split 88–78 92–87
Bosnia and Herzegovina KK Aleksandrovac 86–50 90–81
Serbia and Montenegro Železnik Belgrade 71–76 92–63
Slovakia Slovakofarma Pezinok 62–66 74–86
Round of 16 Russia UNICS Kazan 84–76 79–91 Symbol delete vote.svg
2004–05 Europe League Group Stage
(Group D)
France Paris Racing 62–63 51–71 Symbol delete vote.svg
Greece Olympia Larissa 73–65 63–68
Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv 77–89 73–88
Serbia and Montenegro KK Beograd 89–79 20–0
Ukraine Khimik Yuzhny 73–86 55–58
Cyprus AEL Limassol 87–89 77–88
Russia Dynamo S. Petersburg 82–100 75–87

Notable players[edit]

Notable coaches[edit]

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]

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