Kontos, in 2009.
|Born||November 22, 1947|
|Listed height||6 ft 4.5 in (1.94 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||1969 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Career highlights and awards|
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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, and is the club's all-time leading scorer. He was also a long-time member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. He played at the shooting guard and small forward positions, with small forward being his main position.
Kontos began his club playing career with Ionikos NF. With his next club, 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.
In the top-tier level Greek League, he scored a total of 8,712 points, which is the 4th most total points scored in the competition, since the 1963–64 season.
National team career
Kontos played in 114 games with the senior men's Greek national basketball team, scoring a total of 1,114 points. He played at the 1972 Pre-Olympic Basketball Tournament, the EuroBasket 1973, and the EuroBasket 1975 with Greece's senior national team.
Awards and accomplishments
- 9× Greek League Champion: (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982)
- 3× Greek Cup Winner: (1979, 1982, 1983)
- 4th all-time leading scorer of the Greek Basketball Championship, with 8,712 total points scored in the Greek A National League (1963–64 season to present).
- FIBA Profile
- Hellenic Basketball Federation Profile (in Greek)
- Τα “κανόνια” του ελληνικού Πρωταθλήματος: Απόστολος Κόντος (in Greek)
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