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AEK
2016–17 AEK B.C. season
AEK logo
Nickname
  • Vasilissa (Queen)
  • Enosis (Union)
  • Kitrinomavroi (The Yellow-Blacks)
  • Dikefalos Aetos (Two-Headed Eagle)
Leagues Greek Basket League
Greek Cup
Champions League
Founded 1924
History AEK B.C.
(1924–present)
Arena Nikos Galis Olympic Indoor Hall
Arena Capacity 19,250[1]
Location Athens, Greece
Team colors Yellow, Black
         
President Makis Angelopoulos
Team manager Giorgos Hinas
Head coach Jure Zdovc
Ownership Makis Angelopoulos (76%)[2]
Vertical Solutions (24%)[3]
2015–16 position 3rd
Championships 2 Saporta Cups
8 Greek Championships
3 Greek Cups
Retired numbers 1 (10)
Website aekbc.gr
Uniforms
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Alternate

A.E.K Basketball Club (Greek: Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, Athlitiki Enosis Constantinoupoleos, means Athletic Union of Constantinople), also known simply as AEK BC (Greek: Α.Ε.Κ. Κ.Α.Ε.) or AEK, known in European competitions as AEK Athens,[4] is a Greek professional sports basketball club based in Athens, Greece, part of the major multi-sport club A.E.K.. The club was established in Athens in 1924 by Greek refugees from Constantinople in the wake of the Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922).

AEK was the first-ever Greek basketball team, not only to reach a European Cup Final, but also to win a European title. On April 4, 1968, AEK defeated Slavia Prague by a score of 89-82, in Athens in front of 80,000 fans. They have won the Greek Basket League 8 times (1957–58, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1969–70, 2001–02), and the Greek Basketball Cup 3 times (1980–81, 1999–00, 2000–01), while they have also twice won the FIBA Saporta Cup (former European Cup Winners' Cup) (1967–68 and 1999-00).

They are one of the most popular Greek clubs, with millions of fans in both Greece and Cyprus, as well as in the Greek communities all over the world, mainly in Australia, the United Kingdom, and North America.

Well-known players that have played with the club over the years have included: Rolando Blackman, Ricky Pierce, Danny Vranes, Ruben Patterson, Kurt Rambis, J.R. Holden, Willie Anderson, Joe Arlauckas, Anthony Bowie, Arijan Komazec, Martin Müürsepp, Clint Richardson, Bill Edwards, Victor Alexander, Claudio Coldebella, İbrahim Kutluay, Pero Antić, Carl English, Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Bane Prelević, Georgios Amerikanos, Georgios Trontzos, Vassilis Goumas, Minas Gekos, Kostas Patavoukas, Angelos Koronios, Michalis Kakiouzis, Nikos Chatzis, Jake Tsakalidis, Nikos Zisis, Nasos Galakteros, Dimos Dikoudis, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Ioannis Bourousis and Loukas Mavrokefalidis.

AEK B.C. has been named as the best Greek team in all sports, at either the sports club or national team level, on three separate occasions, in 1965, 1966, and 1968, by SJA of Greece (the Sports Journalists' Association of Greece, Greek: ΠΣΑΤ).

History[edit]

Early years[edit]

Constantinople 1914
The basketball team in 1928

The large Greek population of Constantinople, not unlike those of the other Ottoman urban centres, continued its athletic traditions in the form of numerous athletic clubs. Clubs such as Enosis Tataoulon (Ένωσις Ταταούλων), from the Tatavla district, Megas Alexandros (Μέγας Αλέξανδρος), Hermes (Ερμής) of Galata, Olympias (Ολυμπιάς) of Therapia, and Kati Kioi (Κατί Κίοϊ) of Chalcedon, existed to promote Hellenic athletic and cultural ideals. These were amongst a dozen Greek-backed clubs that dominated the sporting landscape of the city in the years preceding World War I. After the war, with the influx of mainly French and English soldiers to Constantinople, many of the city clubs participated in regular competition, with teams formed by the foreign troops. Taxim, Pera, and Tatavla became the scene of weekly competitions in not only football, but of athletics, cycling, boxing, and tennis.

Of the clubs in the city though, football was dominated by Enosis Tataoulon and Hermes. Hermes, one of the more popular clubs, was formed in 1875, by the Greek community of Pera (Galata). Forced by the Kemalist regime to change its name to Pera Club in 1923, many of its athletes fled to Greece and settled in Athens and Thessaloniki.[5]

The basketball team of AEK is actually the most successful among A.E.K's athletic departments. The obvious reason is the successes in general of the Greek basketball and that AEK's basketball team was the first ever Greek team to win an international trophy in any of the team's sports. Under Konstantinos Karamanlis' guidance, AEK won the club's first Greek championship in 1958.[6]

1924–1957[edit]

Kostas Dimopoulos, one of the creators of AEK club and footballer of the early years, had the idea of creation also a basketball team. His efforts quickly were matched by others who loved with passion this nice sport. He took over, then, the leadership of the department and together with the brothers Simeonidi, Eumenis Athanasiadis and others made the first team. In the beginning they took part in friendly matches with a good impression. After, AEK won the first championship played in Athens, that was organized by the YMCA in 1924.

In 1928 AEK took part in the first Greek basketball Championship as Athens-Piraeus 1927-28 Champion, but the course was not satisfactory so the players and the regkoent was disappointed and they began to show not so interesting to the part as before.

In 1929 the Greek basketball Championship was not conducted and AEK did not played anywhere.

In 1930 basketball section was not declared in no organization with the effective efforts of Kostas Dimopoulos and his associates to fall in vacuum.

The section remained in obscurity for many years, however in 1949 reappeared and the new administration this time created a competitive team.

In 1953 AEK took part for the second time in the Greek basketball Championship after 1928.

In the Championship of 1955 AEK did an impressive run, however missed the final by Panellinios and ranked second.

1957–1959[edit]

In 1958 AEK B.C. with player-coach Konstantinos Karamanlis conquered the first Greek Championship defeating Panellinios in final 67-54.

Postwar, was also founded and worked for a short time and a section of women's basketball. The department presented a remarkable action with the four sisters Chorianopoulou. The club did not give the necessary importance to the department and it was later dissolved.

Amerikanos era (1960–1970): 6 Championships and European title[edit]

The Union in the early 60s won two consecutive times the Athens-Piraeus Championship (1960,1961), but did not manage to become Champion of Greece.

But this decade was to be the most important in the history of AEK's basketball. The coach Missas Pantazopoulos created a great set and led the team to the top of Greece. Leading figure during these years was Georgios Amerikanos, nicknamed "The Global".

In the period 1962-1963 AEK won the first of four consecutive championships. The next year dimiorgeitai the First National and AEK having first goalscorer Antonis Christeas (4th in the league), again was champion. In the period from 1964 to 1965 Georgios Amerikanos will be top scorer of the league and with AEK again champions.

The next season 1965-1966 the AEK won the 4th consecutive Greek League and also became the first Greek team participating in the semifinals of the Champions Cup, struggling at the Final Four that conducted in Italy. These successes were accompanied by a large loss group. The athlete Giorgos Moschos had contracted cancer, but managed to participate in certain competitions that year and died on December 29, 1966 at age 29.

The next year AEK lost the Championship from Panathinaikos. However, a year later with coach Nikos Milas will return to the top of Greece winning the 1967-1968 league season unbeaten with Georgios Amerikanos again top scorer.

1968 European Cup Winners' Cup: first European title for a Greek club[edit]

AEK was the first ever Greek team to participate in the European Champions Cup (now called the Euroleague) Final Four, in 1966, which was held in Bologna, Italy. Two years later, AEK was the first-ever Greek team, not only to reach a European Cup Final, but also to win a European title. On April 4, 1968, AEK defeated Slavia Prague by a score of 89-82, in Athens in front of 80,000 spectators (the Guinness world record in basketball attendance) in Kallimarmaron Stadium.[7] In 1970, AEK reached the European Cup Winners' Cup semifinals, where the team was eliminated by Vichy, France, in what turned out to be the last year of the first "Golden Era" of the club's history. It was called the "Golden Era" because AEK dominated Greek Basketball during the 1960s, winning the Greek League championship 4 consecutive years in 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, as well as in 1968 and 1970; 6 times in 8 years.

Since there are no official records with regards to the Greek Cup before 1975, according to some sources,[8] AEK won the cups in years of 1967 and 1971.

1970–1990[edit]

Over the next decades, AEK lost its prestige, and managed to win only one trophy, the Greek Cup in 1981, under the direction of Coach Fred Develey, an American coach who previously was the head coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv and Aris of Greece, with super star Nick Galis. In addition to winning the Greek Cup in 1981, AEK was also a finalist of the Greek Cup in 1976, 1978, 1980, 1988, and 1992, but failed to win in any of those years.

The Queen's comeback[edit]

AEK made a come back in the late 1990s, when the team played in six consecutive Greek Cup Final Fours in the years 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, four consecutive Greek Cup Finals in the years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, winning the Greek Cup in 2000 and 2001. In 2002, AEK won the Greek League championship for the first time in 32 years, becoming the first team to win the Greek League championship after having lost the first two games of a 5-game playoff series. AEK lost the first two games of the series to Olympiacos, but managed to win the next 3 games, and take the series and the title 3-2. AEK also reached the Greek Playoff Finals in the years 1997, 2003, and 2005, and the Greek Cup Semi-Finals in the year 2006.

1998 Εuroleague Runners-up and 2000 Saporta Cup Winners[edit]

In this same era, AEK reached again a high level in European competitions. The team reached the FIBA Euroleague's Final Four in Barcelona in 1998, and beat Benetton Treviso by a score of 69-66, before losing in the final to Kinder Bologna, by a score of 44-58. In 2000, on April 11, AEK won their second international trophy, the Saporta Cup, by defeating Kinder Bologna 83-76. The next year, 2001, AEK reached the Euroleague semifinals, losing their playoff series there to TAU Cerámica, in 3 straight games.

Return to the Greek Basket League[edit]

In the 2011–12 season, the team played in the Greek second division, and finished in a tie for the 2nd place in the league standings, with a record of 20 wins and 10 losses. However, AEK was not promoted to the Greek first division, as they lost the tie breaker in the standings to Apollon Patras.

On July 2012, AEK was relegated down to the national B division, due to serious financial problems. The club's basketball department was legally registered as an amateur club for the first time in the club's history, and would be playing in Greece's semi-pro level. This was done when the club's major shareholder gave up his shares and left the club, so that AEK could then be registered as an amateur club, in an effort to begin the upcoming season without debt.

On April 29, 2013, AEK B.C. won against Iraklis in a playoff final, and was promoted back to the Greek A2 Division.

In the 2013–14 season, AEK once again played in the Greek Second Division. Finally, AEK was the winner of the second division championship, and won the promotion back to play in the top Greek League again, after a 3-year period of absence. AEK had a record of 23 wins and 3 losses during the Greek A2 Basketball League 2013-14 season.

AEK overcame heavy financial problems just to return to the Greek elite and now wants to showcase its tradition and ambition in Greece and Europe. In the 2014–15 season AEK ranked fifth in the top Greek League with 15 wins and 11 losses.

Return to European Competitions[edit]

In the 2015–16 season, AEK Athens returned to the Eurocup for the first time since 2007. AEK returned to the Eurocup after having come off a return-to-form season, in which it ranked fifth overall in the first-tier Greek League, to reach the Greek League playoffs after a seven-year absence.

Crest, colours, supporters[edit]

Emblem of the Palaiologos dynasty

In 1924, AEK adopted as their emblem the image of a double-headed eagle. When AEK was created by Greek refugees from Constantinople in the years following the Greco-Turkish War, and subsequent population exchange, the emblem and colours (yellow & black) were chosen as a reminder of lost homelands; they represent the club's historical ties to Constantinople. After all, the double-headed eagle is featured in the flag of the Greek Orthodox Church, whose headquarters are in Constantinople, and served as Imperial emblem under the Palaiologos dynasty. The emblem of the department of AEK basketball has evolved over time. During 1924–2015, the emblem of the department was similar to that of football. Since 2015, AEK B.C. has created a new version of the emblem by adding to it two stars at its center, which symbolize 2 European titles.

The colours of yellow/gold and black were adopted from AEK's connections with Constantinople and the Byzantine Empire.[9]

Kit manufacturers and Shirt sponsors[edit]

Period Kit supplier Shirt sponsor
1976–82 Adidas Akai
1982–85 Diadora Syrtex
1985–87 asics Akai
1987–88 Converse Casio
1988–89 Nike Strong Security
1989–90 PRO-PO
1990–91 Robe di Kappa Syrtex
1991–92 Fujitsu
1992–93 Converse Fyrogenis
1993–94 Kronos None
1994–95 KANAKI Dough Products
1995–97 Pony General Bank of Greece
1997–01 Nike
2001–02 Champion
2002–04 Piraeus Bank
2004–07 Fage
2007–08 Wilkinson Sword
2008–09 k1x Husqvarna Motorcycles
2009–10 Reebok Sixt
2010–11 Champion Chillo Energy Drink
2011–12 Nickan Byzantine Incorporated
2012–14 Diamonds Shipping & Trading
2014–15 Skrats
2015 Adidas
2015–present Fila

Supporters[edit]

AEK has a large fan base all over Greece. The majority of AEK supporters are refugees or have refugee descent from Constantinople, and people from the population exchange of the Minor Asia Catastrophe. Original 21 is the largest supporters group. The first attempt to organize AEK supporters was Gate 21 (formed in 1975), which took its name from the gate in the Nikos Goumas Stadium at Nea Filadelfia, where the most hardcore fans gathered. AEK has also many supporters worldwide, most of them being Greek immigrants, in places as like North America, UK, Australia and Cyprus.

Rivalries[edit]

The main rivalries are against Panathinaikos and Olympiacos. Against Panathinaikos the rivalry started not only because of both competing for titles, but also cause of the refugee ancestry of AEK fans and, by contrast, that Panathinaikos was considered the representative of the old Athenian high class society. Against Olympiakos the rivalry is mostly related with the football rivalry of the two clubs.

Arenas[edit]

  • Capacities listed are the capacities of the arenas at the time AEK used them, and are not necessarily the same as the arena's current capacities. Also, the capacities only list the arena's all-seat seating capacity (if applicable), and not the arena's total capacities. In addition, in some cases, the listed capacities only reflect the amount of seats currently made publicly available for use, and may not reflect the amount of total seats actually in the arena.
Stadium Name Capacity
Nea Filadelfeia-outdoor hall 500 1952–Early 1960s
Kallimarmaron Stadium 60,000 Mid & Late 1960s
Sporting Sports Arena 1,862 1970s,
2008–2009
"AS Ionikos N.Filadelfeias Hall" 1,500 1980s
Peace and Friendship Stadium 14,776 1988–89 (Cup Winners' Cup)
"Georgios Moschos"-Nea Filadelfeia 2,000 1989–1995
Nikos Galis Olympic Indoor Hall 18,800 1995–2002,
2006–2008,
2014–present
Zofria Indoor Hall 2,500 2002–2004,
01/2011–2014
Chalkiopoulio Sports Hall 2,600 2002–2003 (EuroLeague)
Galatsi Olympic Hall 5,141 2004–2006
Helliniko Olympic Arena 8,000 2009–01/2011

Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

AEK B.C. roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 1 Croatia Ukić, Roko 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 31 – (1984-12-05)5 December 1984
PF 5 Greece Šakota, Dušan (C) 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 30 – (1986-04-22)22 April 1986
G/F 7 Greece Vasileiadis, Kostas 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 32 – (1984-03-15)15 March 1984
SF 8 Bosnia and Herzegovina Milošević, Milan 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 31 – (1985-09-26)26 September 1985
C 9 Greece Charitopoulos, Dimitrios 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 113 kg (249 lb) 32 – (1983-11-14)14 November 1983
PG 11 Georgia (country) Dixon, Michael 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 25 – (1990-12-01)1 December 1990
SG 12 Greece Larentzakis, Giannoulis 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 23 – (1993-09-22)22 September 1993
C 13 United States Owens, Josh 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 109 kg (240 lb) 27 – (1988-12-07)7 December 1988
G/F 14 Greece Paulos, Nick 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 24 – (1992-02-26)26 February 1992
G/F 16 Bosnia and Herzegovina Atić, Edin 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 19 – (1997-01-19)19 January 1997
PG 20 Montenegro Ivanović, Nikola 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 22 – (1994-02-19)19 February 1994
PG 21 Greece Moraitis, Dimitrios 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 17 – (1999-02-03)3 February 1999
C 22 Greece Mavroeidis, Dimitrios 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) 120 kg (265 lb) 31 – (1985-07-04)4 July 1985
SF 24 Greece Skoulidas, Dionysis 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 19 – (1997-07-29)29 July 1997
PF 31 United States Williams, Jawad 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 33 – (1983-02-19)19 February 1983
F/C 34 Greece Tsalmpouris, Georgios 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) 107 kg (236 lb) 20 – (1996-06-22)22 June 1996
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Greece Georgios Vavetsis
Team Manager
  • Greece Giorgos Hinas

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: September 1, 2016

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Josh Owens Dimitrios Mavroeidis Dimitrios Charitopoulos
PF Jawad Williams Dušan Šakota Georgios Tsalmpouris
SF Kostas Vasileiadis Milan Milošević Edin Atić Dionysis Skoulidas
SG Roko Ukić Giannoulis Larentzakis Nick Paulos
PG Michael Dixon Nikola Ivanović Dimitrios Moraitis

Out on loan[edit]

AEK B.C. players on loan
Season(s) Position Player Loaned To
2015–17 G Canada Philip Scrubb Germany Skyliners Frankfurt
2015–17 PF Greece Michalis Kamperidis Greece Rethymno Cretan Kings
2016–17 SF Greece Nikos Kamarianos Greece Nea Kifissia

Retired Numbers[edit]

AEK B.C. retired numbers
Nat. Player Position Tenure
10 Greece Georgios Amerikanos SG 1959–1975

Squad Changes for the 2016–2017 Season[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Name From
13 June 2016 PF United States Jawad Williams Turkey Royal Halı Gaziantep
14 June 2016 PG Montenegro Nikola Ivanović Serbia Mega Leks
17 June 2016 SG/SF Greece Kostas Vasileiadis Spain Obradoiro CAB
18 June 2016 PF / C United States Josh Owens Italy Umana Reyer Venezia
21 June 2016 G Georgia (country) Michael Dixon Czech Republic ČEZ Nymburk
28 June 2016 SG Greece Giannoulis Larentzakis Spain CAI Zaragoza
1 July 2016 SF Greece Dionysis Skoulidas Greece Peristeri
31 August 2016 PF / C Greece Dimitrios Charitopoulos Greece Koroivos
1 September 2016 PG / SG Croatia Roko Ukić Italy Pallacanestro Cantù

Out[edit]

Date Pos. Name To
1 July 2016 PF / C Nigeria Micheal Eric Spain Bilbao Basket
1 July 2016 PG/SG United States J'Covan Brown Turkey Pınar Karşıyaka
1 July 2016 SG United States T. J. Carter Free agency
1 July 2016 SG / SF Greece Giannis Kalampokis Retired
1 July 2016 PG Greece Dimitrios Katsivelis Free agency
17 July 2016 C Greece Zisis Sarikopoulos Greece Promitheas Patras
27 August 2016 PF/C Greece Loukas Mavrokefalidis Free agency
31 August 2016 SF United States Malik Hairston Free agency
23 September 2016 PG Greece Nondas Papantoniou Spain Araberri

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

Greek League

  • Winners (8): 1957–58, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1969–70, 2001–02
  • Runners-up (8): 1954–55, 1966–67, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1973–74, 1996–97, 2002–03, 2004–05

Greek Cup

  • Winners (3): 1980–81, 1999–00, 2000–01
  • Runners-up (7): 1975–76, 1977–78, 1979–80, 1987–88, 1991–92, 1997–98, 1998–99

Athens–Piraeus Championship

  • Winners (4): 1924–25, 1927–28, 1959–60, 1960–61

Greek League (A2)

  • Winners (1): 2013–14

European competitions[edit]

EuroLeague

FIBA Saporta Cup

Youth teams[edit]

Greek League

  • Winners (1): 2002–03

Athens–Piraeus Championship

  • Winners (1): 1949–50

Individual honours[edit]

Performance in European & Worldwide competitions[edit]

Main article: AEK B.C. in Europe
Season Achievement Notes
EuroLeague
1964–65 Quarter-finals eliminated by OKK Beograd, 85-78 (W) in Athens and 84-101 (L) in Belgrade
1965–66 Final Four 4th place in Bologna, lost to Slavia Prague 73-103 in the semi-final, lost to CSKA Moscow 62-85 in the 3rd place game
1997–98 Final defeated Benetton Treviso 67-66 in the semi-final, lost to Kinder Bologna 44-58 in the final (Barcelona)
2000–01 Semi-finals eliminated 3–0 by Tau Cerámica, 67-70 (L) & 65-90 (L) in Athens, 62-76 (L) in Vitoria-Gasteiz
European Cup Winners' Cup / Saporta Cup
1967–68 Champions defeated Slavia Prague 89-82 in the final of European Cup Winner's Cup in Athens
1969–70 Semi-finals eliminated by Vichy 60-78 (L) in Vichy and 74-65 (W) in Athens
1971–72 Quarter-finals 3rd place in a group with Crvena Zvezda and Simmenthal Milano
1988–89 Quarter-finals 4th place in a group with Žalgiris, Cibona and Steiner Bayreuth
1999–00 Champions defeated Kinder Bologna 83-76 in the final of Saporta Cup in Lausanne

The road to the European Cup victories[edit]

Season-by-season[edit]

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Season Greek League Cup Europe Coach Roster
1927–28 Knockout game Not held Not held Kostas Dimopoulos, Evmenis Athanasiadis, Simeonidis
1952–53 4th place Not held Not held
1954–55 2nd place Not held Not held
1956–57 4th place Not held Not held
1957–58 Champion Not held _ Konstantinos Karamanlis Dermanoutsos, Babanikolos, Evagelatos, Karamanlis, Papathanasiou, Vangelis Sevdinoglou, Tzekos, Tzilitzoglou, Hatziraptis, Terkesidis, Ksenoudakis, Theodoropoulos
1958–59 5th place Not held Champions Cup
Last 16
Dermanoutsos, Babanikolos, Evagelatos, Karamanlis, Papathanasiou, Vangelis Sevdinoglou, Tzekos, Tzilitzoglou, Hatziraptis, Terkesidis
1959–60 5th place Not held _
1960–61 6th place Not held _
1962–63 Champion Not held _ Missas Pantazopoulos Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Dermanoutsos, Lakis Tsavas, Georgios Moschos, Vangelis Nikitopoulos, Babanikolos, Antonis Christeas, Georgios Ekonomou, Attalas
1963–64 Champion Not held Champions Cup
Last 32
Missas Pantazopoulos Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Dermanoutsos, Lakis Tsavas, Georgios Moschos, Vangelis Nikitopoulos, Babanikolos, Antonis Christeas, Georgios Ekonomou, Attalas, Christos Zoupas, Georgios Trontzos, Theodoropoulos
1964–65 Champion Not held Champions Cup
Last 8
Missas Pantazopoulos Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Dermanoutsos, Lakis Tsavas, Georgios Moschos, Vangelis Nikitopoulos, Antonis Christeas, Georgios Ekonomou, Christos Zoupas, Georgios Trontzos, Theodoropoulos, Nikos Nesiadis
1965–66 Champion Not held Champions Cup
4th place
Missas Pantazopoulos
Themis Cholevas
Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Dermanoutsos, Lakis Tsavas, Georgios Moschos, Vangelis Nikitopoulos, Antonis Christeas, Georgios Ekonomou, Christos Zoupas, Georgios Trontzos, Theodoropoulos, Nikos Nesiadis
1966–67 2nd place  ? Champions Cup
Last 16
Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Dermanoutsos, Lakis Tsavas, Georgios Moschos, Vangelis Nikitopoulos, Antonis Christeas, Georgios Ekonomou, Christos Zoupas, Georgios Trontzos, Theodoropoulos, Nikos Nesiadis
1967–68 Champion Not held Cup Winners' Cup
Winner
Nikos Milas Antonis Christeas, Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Christos Zoupas, Georgios Trontzos, Lakis Tsavas, Nikos Nesiadis, Andreas Dimitriadis, Petros Petrakis
1968–69 2nd place Not held Champions Cup
Last 16
Nikos Milas Antonis Christeas, Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Christos Zoupas, Georgios Trontzos, Lakis Tsavas, Nikos Nesiadis, Giannis Galaris, Andreas Dimitriadis, Vamvaleros, Protopapas, Rigas
1969–70 Champion Not held Cup Winners' Cup
Last 4
Nikos Milas Antonis Christeas, Georgios Amerikanos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Christos Zoupas, Georgios Trontzos, Nikos Nesiadis, Stavros Vafopoulos, Vilis, Vogdanidis, Dianas, Vasilis Nidriotis, Spiliotis, Christoforou
1970–71 2nd place  ? Champions Cup
Last 16
Nikos Milas Georgios Trontzos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Georgios Amerikanos, Stavros Vafopoulos, Loukas Kontos, Christos Zoupas, Christoforou
1971–72 4th place Not held Cup Winners' Cup
Last 8
Nikos Milas Georgios Trontzos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Georgios Amerikanos, Christos Zoupas, Stavros Vafopoulos
1972–73 3rd place Not held _ Nikos Milas Georgios Trontzos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Georgios Amerikanos, Stavros Vafopoulos
1973–74 2nd place Not held Korać Cup
Last 12
Nikos Milas Georgios Trontzos, Stelios Vasileiadis, Eas Larentzakis, Georgios Amerikanos, Stavros Vafopoulos
1974–75 3rd place Not held Cup Winners' Cup
Last 16
Kostas Mourouzis Michalis Giannouzakos, Loukas Kontos, Georgios Trontzos, Nikos Nesiadis, Georgios Amerikanos
1975–76 4th place Finalist Korać Cup
Last 16
Kostas Mourouzis Michalis Giannouzakos, Loukas Kontos, Tsoskounoglou, Kantelis, Papadatos, Georgios Trontzos, Nikos Nesiadis, Vasilis Nidriotis
1976–77 6th place Last 26 Cup Winners' Cup
Last 32
Kostas Mourouzis Michalis Giannouzakos, Loukas Kontos, Minas Gekos, Georgios Trontzos
1977–78 7th place Finalist Korać Cup
Last 16
Faidon Matthaiou Minas Gekos, Georgios Trontzos, Michalis Giannouzakos, Bogatsiotis, Kanakakis, Vafopoulos, Karteroliotis, Vangelis Fotsis
1978–79 4th place Last 4 _ Faidon Matthaiou Minas Gekos, Georgios Trontzos, Vangelis Fotsis
1979–80 5th place Finalist Korać Cup
Last 16
Georgios Trontzos Michalis Giannouzakos, Stamelos, Minas Gekos, Vassilis Goumas, Kanakakis, Vangelis Fotsis, A. Koroneos, Pantazis, Toskounoglou
1980–81 4th place Winner Korać Cup
Last 16
Fred Develey Vassilis Goumas, Kurt Rambis, Minas Gekos, Kanakakis, Giannopoulos, Vangelis Fotsis, Nikos Apostolidis
1981–82 4th place Last 4 Cup Winners' Cup
Last 16
Fred Develey Minas Gekos, Vassilis Goumas, Nikos Apostolidis
1982–83 4th place Korać Cup
Last 32
Vangelis Nikitopoulos Minas Gekos, Vassilis Goumas, Nikos Apostolidis
1983–84 5th place Korać Cup
Last 16
Vangelis Nikitopoulos Minas Gekos, Apostolos Kontos, Yorgos Agiasotelis, Vassilis Goumas, Nikos Apostolidis, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Haris Papazoglou, Vangelis Fotsis, Takis Tsoukas, Kostas Tsamalis, Dean Tolson
1984–85 6th place Korać Cup
Last 16
Vangelis Nikitopoulos Minas Gekos, Apostolos Kontos, Yorgos Agiasotelis, Vassilis Goumas, Nikos Apostolidis, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Haris Papazoglou, Vangelis Fotsis, Takis Tsoukas, Kostas Tsamalis, Merkouriadis
1985–86 9th place Korać Cup
Last 16
Vangelis Nikitopoulos,
Michalis Anastasiadis,
Nikos Nesiadis
Minas Gekos, Kostas Patavoukas, Apostolos Kontos, Yorgos Agiasotelis, Nikos Apostolidis, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Vangelis Fotsis, Thanasis Katsigiannis, Takis Tsoukas, Achilleas Tountas, Kostas Tsamalis, John Niakaros, Karamanos
1986-87 7th place Last 8 _ Michalis Anastasiadis,
Kostas Anastasatos,
Georgios Amerikanos
Minas Gekos, Kostas Patavoukas, Alexis Giannopoulos, Apostolos Kontos, Yorgos Agiasotelis, Panagiotis Aridas, Nikos Apostolidis, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Vangelis Fotsis, Thanasis Katsigiannis, Yorgos Nasou, Lefteris Matzikas
1987–88 4th place Finalist _ Vangelis Nikitopoulos Kostas Patavoukas, Minas Gekos, Panagiotis Aridas, Alexis Giannopoulos, Yorgos Sakellariou, Yorgos Agiasotelis, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Kostas Mihelidakis, Vangelis Fotsis, Thanasis Katsigiannis, Yorgos Nasou
1988–89 6th place Last 4 Cup Winners' Cup
Last 8
Krešimir Ćosić,
Nikos Nesiadis
Danny Vranes, Kostas Patavoukas, Minas Gekos, Panagiotis Aridas, Alexis Giannopoulos, Yorgos Agiasotelis, Christos Kountourakis, Vassilis Lanes, Panagiotis Aridas, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Vagelis Voutselas, Achilleas Tountas, Kostas Mihelidakis, Clint Richardson
1989–90 6th place Last 4 _ Vangelis Nikitopoulos Nasos Galakteros, Kostas Patavoukas, Jim Yusevic, Minas Gekos, Panagiotis Aridas, Alexis Giannopoulos, Vassilis Lanes, Christos Kountourakis, Chris Kostouros, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Achilleas Tountas, Vagelis Voutselas, Kostas Mihelidakis
1990–91 5th place Last 4 Korać Cup
Last 32
Krešimir Ćosić Nasos Galakteros, Minas Gekos, Thomas Jordan, Panagiotis Aridas, Christos Kountourakis, Kostas Patavoukas, Ivo Petović, Richard Rellford, Fotis Katsikaris, Thanasis Skourtopoulos, Vangelis Voutselas, Triantafyllos Pantazis, Manolis Souliotis, Alexandros Koukakis, Achilleas Tountas
1991–92 4th place Finalist Korać Cup
Last 16
Vangelis Nikitopoulos Nasos Galakteros, Kostas Patavoukas, Thomas Jordan, Christos Papasaratou, Fotis Katsikaris, Vassilis Lanes, Panagiotis Aridas, Christos Kountourakis, Dimitris Podaras, Christos Papasarantou, Alexandros Koukakis, Triantafyllos Pantazis, Manolis Souliotis, Giorgos Pioukas, Dragoumaniotis, Antonis Ladas, Fotis Georgoulis, Carlton McKinney
1992–93 6th place Korać Cup
Last 32
Michalis Kyritsis,
Richard Dukeshire,
Nikos Nesiadis
Derrick Hamilton, Rod Sellers, Miloš Babić, Nasos Galakteros, Kostas Patavoukas, Dimitris Podaras, Vassilis Lanes, Giorgos Yannopoulos, Fotis Katsikaris, Alexandros Koukakis, Christos Kountourakis, Christos Papasarantou, Giorgos Pioukas, Manolis Souliotis
1993–94 8th place Korać Cup
Last 64
Steve Giatzoglou,
Apostolos Kontos
Tony Costner, Tony White, Rastko Cvetković, Jack Haley, Kannard Johnson, Dimitris Podaras, Vassilis Lanes, Alexis Giannopoulos, Fotis Katsikaris, Alexandros Koukakis, Christos Kountourakis, Dejan Lakićević, Christos Papadopoulos, Giorgos Pioukas, Nikos Kritsalos
1994–95 8th place _ Vlade Đurović Rolando Blackman, Tim Burroughs, Dimitris Podaras, Yannis Gakis, Minas Gekos, Kostas Ikonomakis, Fotis Katsikaris, Alexandros Koukakis, Giorgos Kuklakis, Dejan Lakićević, Mirko Milićević, Nikos Nusis, Christos Papasarantou, Manolis Souliotis, Nikos Kritsalos
1995–96 10th place 4th place Korać Cup
Last 16
Nikos Nesiadis,
Lefteris Subotić
Marcus Liberty, Andy Toolson, Anthony Pelle, Kostas Ikonomakis, Nikos Chatzis, Michalis Kakiouzis, Panagiotis Barlas, Fotis Katsikaris, Dimitris Papadopoulos, Dimitris Podaras, Kostas Zervas, Giorgos Kuklakis, Christos Liggos, Nikos Nusis
1996–97 2nd place 3rd place _ Giannis Ioannidis Victor Alexander, Bill Edwards, Roberto Chiacig, Claudio Coldebella, Nikos Chatzis, Michalis Kakiouzis, Michael Larsen, Pete Papachronis, Dimitris Podaras, Stefano Attruia, Giorgos Kuklakis, Kostas Zervas
1997–98 4th place Finalist Euroleague
Finalist
Giannis Ioannidis Bane Prelević, Victor Alexander, Willie Anderson, Ricky Pierce, Claudio Coldebella, José Lasa, Michael Andersen, Michael Larsen, Jake Tsakalidis, Michalis Kakiouzis, Nikos Chatzis
1998–99 5th place Finalist Saporta Cup
Last 32
Giorgos Kalafatakis,
Fotis Katsikaris, Kostas Politis
Joe Arlauckas, Branislav Prelević, Lloyd Daniels, Michael Andersen, Jake Tsakalidis, Dimos Dikoudis, Nikos Chatzis, Michalis Kakiouzis, Angelos Koronios, Prodromos Nikolaidis, Panagiotis Barlas, Dimitris Papadopoulos, Ruben Patterson, Brandon Williams
1999–00 4th place Winner Saporta Cup
Winner
Dušan Ivković Michalis Kakiouzis, Angelos Koronios, Dimos Dikoudis, Jake Tsakalidis, Nikos Chatzis, Martin Müürsepp, Anthony Bowie, Steve Hansell, Dimitris Misiakos
2000–01 4th place Winner Euroleague
Semifinalist
Dušan Ivković İbrahim Kutluay, Vrbica Stefanov, Andrew Betts, Michalis Kakiouzis, Dimos Dikoudis, Martin Müürsepp, Nikos Chatzis, Geert Hammink, Vassilis Kikilias, Spiros Panteliadis
2001–02 Champion Last 16 Euroleague
Last 16
Dragan Šakota J. R. Holden, Nikos Zisis, Christos Tapoutos, Nikos Chatzis, Vassilis Kikilias, Dimos Dikoudis, Jim Bilba, Andrew Betts, Michalis Kakiouzis, Ioannis Bourousis, Chris Carr, Arijan Komazec, Spiros Panteliadis, Kostas Paschalis, Lazić
2002–03 2nd place Last 8 Euroleague
Last 24
Dragan Šakota Michalis Kakiouzis, Dimos Dikoudis, Nikos Chatzis, Nikos Zisis, Roderick Blakney, Andrew Betts, Joe Crispin, Christos Tapoutos, Ioannis Bourousis, Pero Antić, Vassilis Kikilias, Kostas Paschalis, Nikola Jestratijević, John Rillie, Giorgos Tsiaras, Steve Woodberry, Dimos Angelopoulos, Spyros Magkounis
2003–04 4th place Last 8 Euroleague
Last 24
Fotis Katsikaris Horace Jenkins, Nikos Chatzis, Nikos Zisis, Christos Tapoutos, Ioannis Bourousis, Andreas Glyniadakis, Pero Antić, Kristopher Hill, Quadre Lollis, Spyros Magkounis, Dimitris Misiakos, Sotiris Nikolaidis, Pantelis Papaioakim, Nikos Papanikolaou, Blagota Sekulić, Giorgos Sourlis, Giorgos Tsiaras
2004–05 2nd place Last 8 Euroleague
Last 16
Fotis Katsikaris Toby Bailey, Nikos Chatzis, Nikos Zisis, Quadre Lollis, Andreas Glyniadakis, Ioannis Bourousis, Sandro Nicević, Pero Antić, Michalis Pelekanos, Yannis Kakiouzis, Davor Kus, Spyros Magkounis, Alexandros Melniks, Sotiris Nikolaidis, Nikos Papanikolaou, Giorgos Tsiaras
2005–06 7th place Last 4 Euroleague
Last 24
Lefteris Kakiousis Ioannis Bourousis, Lionel Chalmers, Taylor Coppenrath, Michalis Pelekanos, Slaven Rimac, Jerel Blassingame, Dror Hajaj, Giannis Kalampokis, Spiros Panteliadis, Pantelis Papaioakim, Amit Tamir, Giorgos Tsiaras, Spyros Magkounis, Nikos Papanikolaou, Anestis Matos, Ioannis Athanasoulas
2006–07 9th place Last 8 Eurocup
Last 32
Vangelis Alexandris,
Soulis Markopoulos
Nestoras Kommatos, Brent Scott, Christos Tapoutos, Prodromos Nikolaidis, Nikos Vetoulas, Jasmin Perković, Sotiris Nikolaidis, Lavelle Felton, Ioannis Gagaloudis, Joško Garma, Ante Grgurević, Kostas Maglos, Antonios Michaloglou, Nikos Papanikolaou, Adrian Penland, Spyros Magkounis, Panteleimon Kakavas, Ioannis Athanasoulas, Marios Sakellarakis
2007–08 7th place Last 8 EuroChallenge
Last 32
Angelos Koronios,
Dimitris Priftis,
Vangelis Angelou
Alexis Kyritsis, K'Zell Wesson, Christos Tapoutos, Amara Sy, William Avery, Nikos Barlos, Kostas Charissis, Nikos Chatzis, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Filiberto Rivera, Smiljan Pavič, Vassilis Simtsak, Giannis Sioutis, Saša Vasiljević, Angelos Tsamis
2008–09 9th place Last 8 _ Kostas Flevarakis D.J. Thompson, Travon Bryant, Tarmo Kikerpill, Christos Tapoutos, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Nikos Chatzis, Michael Andersen, Giannis Kyriakopoulos, Kostas Stamatis, Fotis Vasilopoulos, Periklis Dorkofikis, István Németh, Tasos Antonakis, Zois Ballas
2009–10 10th place relegated _ Kostas Flevarakis,
Argyris Pedoulakis,
Minas Gekos
Kostas Stamatis, Periklis Dorkofikis, Tasos Antonakis, Avraam Kallinikidis, Torin Francis, Lamont Mack, Prodromos Nikolaidis, Taurean Green, Stavros Toutziarakis, Riste Stefanov, Martynas Mazeika, Rodrigue Mels, Andronikos Gizogiannis, Nondas Papantoniou, Vangelis Tzolos, Christos Marinos
2010–11 13th place (relegated to A2) Last 32 _ Minas Gekos,
Angelos Koronios
Periklis Dorkofikis, Dimos Dikoudis, Akis Kallinikidis, Prodromos Nikolaidis, Nikos Papanikolaou, Terrel Castle, Jarrett Hart, Flinder Boyd, Darko Cohadarevic, Vukašin Mandić, Sharaud Curry, Tasos Antonakis, Vangelis Tzolos, Kostas Stamatis, Kostas Tsaprounis, Angelos Matos, Anthony Grundy, Rodrigue Mels, Patrick Sparks, Lamont Mack
2011–12 A2 Division

2nd place

_ _ Kostas Oikonomakis,
Dimitris Liogas,
Dimitris Papanikolaou,
Nikos Karagiannis,
D. Papadopoulos
Antonis Mantzaris, Petros Noeas, Vangelis Tzolos, Vangelis Sklavos, Stavros Kokkinopoulos, Fotis Vasilopoulos, Alexis Falekas, Angelos Siamandouras, Thanasis Magonis, Dimitris Despos, Nikos Kourtis, Leonidas Magoulas, Entry Katsupaj, Christos Kalpakis, Babis Fotitzoglou
2012–13 B Division

3rd place (promoted to A2)

_ _ Vangelis Ziagos Dionysis Veskoukis, Andronikos Gizogiannis, Vangelis Tzolos, Alexis Falekas, Angelos Siamandouras, Vangelis Koukouravas, Giannis Stoukas, Giorgos Kopsaftis, Michalis Polytarchou, Dimitris Despos, Kostas Tsaprounis, Nikos Kapetzoglou, Giannis Vavatsikos
2013–14 A2 Division 1st place (promoted to A1) _ _ Vangelis Ziagos Andronikos Gizogiannis, Alexis Falekas, Thodoris Tsiotras, Michalis Polytarchou, Dimitris Despos, Vangelis Karampoulas, Kostas Papantonakos, Stathis Papadionysiou, Vangelis Drosos, Stefan Nikolić, Spyros Panagiotaras, Giorgos Tsiakos, Giannis Stoukas, Nikos Zeginoglou
2014–15 5th place Last 10 _ Vangelis Ziagos
Dragan Šakota
Leonidas Kaselakis, Stathis Papadionysiou, Zisis Sarikopoulos, Michalis Kamperidis, Stefan Nikolić, Michalis Polytarchou, Giorgos Tsiakos, Giorgos Boutris, Garett Williamson, Dušan Šakota, Nondas Papantoniou, Milan Milošević, Carl English, Tomas Delininkaitis, Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Malik Hairston, Scottie Wilbekin

Player records[edit]

Club top scorers & Most appearances

No. Player Nationality Position Playing career Coaching career
6 Georgios Trontzos Greece C 1963–80 1979–80
10 Georgios Amerikanos Greece SG 1959–75 1986–87
9 Minas Gekos Greece PG 1977–91
1994–95
2009–01/2011
8 Christos Zoupas Greece PG 1962–74
9 Nikos Chatzis Greece SG 1995–05
2007–09

Retired Jerseys[edit]

No. Player Nationality Position Playing career Coaching career
10 Georgios Amerikanos Greece SG 1959–75 1986–87

One-Club Men[edit]

Player Nationality Debut Last Match
Vangelis Dermanoutsos Greece 1955 1967
Nikos Nesiadis Greece 1964 1976
Thanasis Skourtopoulos Greece 1983 1991

Seasons in Greece[edit]

AEK was one of the three Greek groups involved regularly in tournaments of A1 until the first experienced relegation in 2011. The course of the tournaments in the table below.

Pos. 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
3 3 3 3
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
5 5 5 5 5 5 5
6 6 6 6 6
7 7 7 7 7
8 8 8 8
9 9 9 9
10 10 10
11
12
13 13
14
A2 4 1
Β 3

Personnel[edit]

Ownership & Current Board[edit]

Position Staff
Owner and President Greece Makis Angelopoulos
Vice-President Greece Alexandros Alexiou
Vice-President Greece Stavros Douvis
Vice-President Greece Edouardos Karrer
CEO Greece Charis Koutas
CFO Greece Nikos Moustakis
General Manager Serbia Dragan Šakota
Legal Advisor Greece Giorgos Katsadimas
Director of Media & Communications Greece Giorgos Nikolaou
Media Press Officer Greece Alexandros Kozaridis
Secretary's Office Greece Sophia Kaskari
Secretary's Office Greece Lena Konsta
Commercial Manager Greece Leonidas Papavasilakis
Operations Manager Greece Ilias Bovalis
Public Relations Manager Greece Nina Argyropoulou
Ticketing Department Greece Dimitris Demestichas
Ticketing Department Assistant Greece Giannis Anadiotis
IT Manager, Webmaster Greece Konstantinos Zournas
Corporate Sales Coordinator Greece Antonis Papantonis
Security Officer Greece Evangelos Christakopoulos

Technical, medical & academies staff[edit]

Technical staff[edit]

Jure Zdovc current head coach of AEK
Position Name
Head coach Slovenia Jure Zdovc
Assistant coach Greece Sotiris Manolopoulos
Assistant coach Greece Georgios Dedas
Assistant coach Greece Alexis Falekas
Assistant coach Greece Kostas Mamalis
Physical fitness coach Greece Georgios Vavetsis
Team manager Greece Giorgos Hinas
Assistant Greece Ilias Kekos
Caregiver Greece Giorgos Stathopoulos
Assistant Greece Marios Dollaku

Medical staff[edit]

Position Name
Medical Director Greece Heracles I. Patsopoulos
Head of the Physiotherapy Division Greece Stavros Toilos
Physiotherapist Greece Anastasios Matsos
Physiotherapist Greece Richardos Kamposos
Clinical Dietitian - Nutritionist Greece Konstantinos Xenos
Chiropractor Greece Konstantinos Psarogiorgos

Academies staff[edit]

Position Name
Academies Director Serbia Dragan Šakota
Technical Director Greece Vangelis Dermanoutsos
Under21 Coach Greece Alexis Falekas
Under18 Coach Greece Vangelis Tsepelis
Under18 Assistant Coach Greece Vasilis Varsamis
Under15 Coach Greece Polychronis Mouratidis

Notable players[edit]

Notable coaches[edit]

Name Nat From To Championships
Cups
Missas Pantazopoulos Greece 4 Championships
Nikos Milas Greece 1967 1974 2 Championships
1 European Cup Winners' Cup
Kostas Mourouzis Greece 1974 1977
Faidon Matthaiou Greece 1977 1979
Vangelis Nikitopoulos Greece 1982
1987
1989
1991
1986
1988
1990
1992
Krešimir Ćosić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1988
1990
1989
1991
Vlade Đurović Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1994 1995
Giannis Ioannidis Greece 1996 1998 EuroLeague Finalist
Dušan Ivković Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1999 2001 2 Cups
1 Saporta cup
Dragan Šakota Serbia and Montenegro Serbia 2001
2014
2003
2015
1 Championship
Fotis Katsikaris Greece 2003 2005

Chairmen history[edit]

  • Greece Sarantis Papadopoulos (1924)
  • Greece Konstantinos Spanoudis (1924–32)
  • Greece Alexandros Strogilos (1932–33)
  • Greece Konstantinos Sarifis (1933–35)
  • Greece Konstantinos Theofanidis (1935–37)
  • Greece Konstantinos Chrisopoulos (1937–38)
  • Greece Vassilios Fridas (1938–40)
  • Greece Emilios Ionas (1945–49)
  • Greece Spiridon Skouras (1949–50)
  • Greece Georgios Melas (1950–52)
  • Greece Eleftherios Venizelos (1952)
  • Greece Georgios Chrisafidis (1952–57)
  • Greece Nikolaos Goumas (1957–63)
  • Greece Alexandros Makridis (1963–66)
  • Greece Georgios Toubalidis (1966)
  • Greece Michail Trikoglou (1966–67)
  • Greece Emmanuil Calitsounakis (1967)
  • Greece Kosmas Kiriakidis (1967–68)
  • Greece Ilias Georgopoulos (1968–69)
  • Greece Georgios Chrisafidis (1969–70)
  • Greece Kosmas Chatzicharalabous (1970–73)
  • Greece Dimitrios Avramidis (1973)
  • Greece Ioannis Theodorakopoulos (1973–74)
  • Greece Loukas Barlos (1974–79)
  • Greece Kosmas Chatzicharalabous (1979–86)
  • Greece Dimitris Rousakis (1986–1987)
  • Greece Takis Dimitrakopoulos (1987–1988)
  • Greece Chrysostomos Psomiadis (1988–1989)
  • Greece Takis Dimitrakopoulos (1989–1990)
  • Greece Dimitris Rousakis (1990–1991)
  • Greece Konstantinos Voutsopoulos (1991–93)
  • Greece Chrysostomos Psomiadis (1993–94)
  • Greece Michalis Lefakis (1994–95)
  • Greece Ioannis Filippou (1995–06)
  • Greece Ioannis Granitsas (2006–07)
  • Greece Vasilis Tzivelekis (2007–08)
  • Greece Charalambos Karamanlis (2008–11)
  • Greece Nikos Georgantzoglou (2011–12)
  • Greece Konstantinos Kotsatos (2013–14)
  • Greece Makis Angelopoulos (2014–present)

Relationships with other clubs[edit]

A.E.K has links with many basketball clubs in Greece, and other countries where Greek immigrants and friend of the club live, like ΑΕΚ Stockholm B.C. in Sweden, and Greek clubs like AEK Argos B.C. and AEK Tripolis B.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Sports Center Indoor Basketball Arena". oaka.com.gr. 
  2. ^ "Makis Angelopoulos". news.gr. 
  3. ^ "Vertical Solutions". news.gr. 
  4. ^ euroleaguebasketball.net AEK Athens
  5. ^ [The history of AEK by Panos Makridis. Athlitiki Iho] Newspaper, 1953
  6. ^ [1] AEK B.C. Official Web Site
  7. ^ "All-time attendance records". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 2010-09-30. 
  8. ^ "The two unrecorded cups of AEK (Greek)". 
  9. ^ "Colours info". aekfc.gr. Archived from the original on 31 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-20. 

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