Nikos Oikonomou

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Nikos Oikonomou
Νίκος Οικονόμου
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Nikos Oikonomou with Panathinaikos.
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1973-02-19) February 19, 1973 (age 41)
Nikaia, Piraeus, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career 1990–2008
Career history
1990–1991 Ionikos Nikaias
1991–1999 Panathinaikos
1999–2000 Virtus Bologna
2000–2001 Olympiacos
2001–2002 Barcelona
2002–2003 Olympia Larissa
2003–2004 Dynamo Moscow
2004–2006 Panionios
2007–2008 Panellinios
Career highlights and awards

Nikolaos "Nikos" Oikonomou (alternate spellings: Ikonomou, Ekonomou) (Greek: Νικόλαος "Νίκος" Οικονόμου; born February 19th, 1973) is a retired Greek professional basketball player, and a current professional basketball coach. He was a 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) tall power forward, who played for many teams in his career. He also runs Basket4All, a basketball camp for young children.[1]

Club playing career[edit]

Oikonomou starter his career with Ionikos Nikaias. From 1991 to 1998, he was a member of Panathinaikos. He was one of the leaders of the team for many years. In 1993, he won the Greek Cup with Panathinaikos. He also played in the Euroleague Final Four, at Tel Aviv, in 1994, and at Saragoza in 1995, coming in 3rd place in 1995.

In 1996, he won with Panathinaikos, the Euroleague Championship, the Greek Cup, and the Intercontinental Cup, all in the same season. In 1998, he won with Panathinaikos, the Greek Championship, the first Greek Championship of the team since 1984. He then moved to the Italian League in 1999, with Virtus Bologna, and after a year, he moved from there back to Greece, to play for Olympiacos.

In 2001, he transferred to Barcelona of the Spanish League. He later returned to the Greek League to play for Olympia Larissa, and he then left Greece once again, to play for Dynamo Moscow of the Russian League.

He then continued his career playing back in Greece with Panionios, and finally, his last team was the Greek club Panellinios. While at Panionios, he was the Greek League's Top Scorer, in the 2004-05 season.

Greek national team[edit]

Oikonomou was a longtime member of the senior men's Greek national team. Some of the senior tournaments that he played at were:

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

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