Apostolos Kontos

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Apostolos Kontos
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Kontos, in 2009.
Personal information
Born (1947-11-22) November 22, 1947 (age 70)
Nationality Greek
Position Small forward
Career history
0000–1969 Ionikos NF
1969–1983 Panathinaikos
1983–1987 AEK Athens
Career highlights and awards

As a player:

Apostolos Kontos (Greek: Απόστολος Κόντος) (born on November 22, 1947) is a Greek former professional basketball player and coach. He is considered to be one of the great players in Panathinaikos Athens history. He was also a long-time member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. He played at the small forward position.

Playing career[edit]

Kontos began his playing career with Ionikos NF. With Panathinaikos Athens, he won 9 Greek League championships (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982) and 3 Greek Cups (1979, 1982, 1983). He finished his playing career with AEK Athens.

Greek national team[edit]

Kontos played in 114 games with the senior men's Greek national basketball team, scoring a total of 1,114 points.[1] He played at the EuroBasket 1973 and the EuroBasket 1975 with Greece's senior national team.

Coaching career[edit]

Kontos was the head coach of AEK Athens during the 1993–94 season.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

  • 9x Greek League Champion: (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982)
  • 3x Greek Cup Winner: (1979, 1982, 1983)


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