Argyris Pedoulakis

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Argyris Pedoulakis
Αργύρης Πεδουλάκης
Personal information
Born (1964-05-26) May 26, 1964 (age 53)
Athens, Greece
Nationality Greek
Career information
Playing career 1977–1995
Position Shooting guard
Coaching career 1995–present
Career history
As player:
1977–1986 Peristeri
1986–1992 Panathinaikos
1993–1995 Peristeri
As coach:
1995–1997 Peristeri (assistant)
1997–2004 Peristeri
2004–2005 Makedonikos
2005–2006 Panellinios
2007–2008 Rethymno Aegean
2008 PAOK
2010 AEK
2010–2012 Peristeri
2012–2014 Panathinaikos
2014 UNICS
2016 Panathinaikos
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

Argyris Pedoulakis (alternate spellings: Argirios, Argiris, Argyrios) (Greek: Αργύρης Πεδουλάκης; born May 26, 1964) is a retired Greek professional basketball player and current professional basketball coach.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Pedoulakis started his playing career with Peristeri in 1977. In 1986, he moved to Panathinaikos, and he was one of the best Panathinaikos players of his era. He played for Panathinaikos until 1992. In 1993, he returned to Nikas Peristeri, and played for them until his retirement in 1995.

Greek national team[edit]

Pedoulakis was a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team that played at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2001 and 2003, Pedoulakis was named Greek League Best Coach. In 2005, he reached the EuroCup Final, while working as the head coach of Makedonikos. In June 2012, he signed a two-year contract to work as the head coach of Panathinaikos, making him the first head coach of the club in the post-Obradović era.[1][2]

With Panathinaikos, he won the Greek Cup in 2013. In the same year, he coached Panathinaikos to a 3-0 sweep, with a home court disadvantage, of the Greek League Finals, by beating the back-to-back reigning EuroLeague champions, Olympiacos.

On July 27, 2014, Pedoulakis signed a one-year contract to be the head coach of the Russian VTB United League team UNICS.[3] He left due to poor results in November 2014.[4] On 20 April 2016, Pedoulakis signed again with Panathinaikos, for the rest of the season.[5] He resigned as Panathinaikos' head coach in October 2016.[6][7]


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