Career as a Player 
Politis played for Panathinaikos and he won 3 Greek Championships with them (1967, 1969, 1971). In 1969, he was a Cup Winners' Cup semifinalist. He also played for the Greece national basketball team at the EuroBasket 1961, the EuroBasket 1967, and at the 1967 Mediterranean Games.
Career as a Coach 
|Competitor for Greece|
|FIBA European Championship|
|Gold||1987 Greece||National Team|
He was the coach of Panathinaikos and with them he won 3 Greek Championships (1980, 1981, 1982) and 2 Greek Cups (1979, 1982). He was also a 3 time Greek Cup finalist (1989, 1990, 1991) coaching PAOK.
In 1993, when he coached Panathinaikos he was a European Champions' Cup semifinalist and he won the 3rd place of the Champions' Cup in 1994 at Tel Aviv. In 1999, Politis was a Greek Cup finalist while coaching AEK Athens. He was also the coach of the Greek National Squad that won the gold medal at the EuroBasket 1987. He also won the 10th place at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.