Charis Giannopoulos

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Charis Giannopoulos
Χάρης Γιαννόπουλος
No. 31 – AEK Athens
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League Greek League
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1989-07-13) July 13, 1989 (age 29)
Alexandreia Imathias, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2008 PAOK Thessaloniki
2008–2009 Olympiacos
2009–2011 Panionios
2011–2012 Peristeri
2012–2013 Panathinaikos
2013–2014 Manresa
2014–2015 Obradoiro
2015–2018 Rethymno Cretan Kings
2018–present AEK Athens
Career highlights and awards

Charalampos "Charis" Giannopoulos (Greek: Χαράλαμπος "Χάρης" Γιαννόπουλος; born July 13, 1989) is a Greek professional basketball player who plays for AEK Athens of the Greek Basket League and the Basketball Champions League. He is a 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)[1] tall swingman.

Professional career[edit]

Giannopoulos began his pro career with the Greek League club PAOK Thessaloniki, during the 2005–06 season.[2] He joined the Greek club Olympiacos Piraeus in 2008. He moved to Panionios for 2 seasons, from 2009 to 2011. He joined Peristeri for the 2011–12 season. He then moved to Panathinaikos for the 2012–13 season.

In 2013, he signed with the Spanish League club Bàsquet Manresa.[3] In 2015, Giannopoulos returned to Greece, signing with Rethymno Cretan Kings.[4] On July 10, 2017, Giannopoulos renewed his contract with the Cretan team through 2020, and also became the club's team captain.

In 2018, he signed with AEK B.C. of the Greek Basket League.[5]

Greek national team[edit]

Greek junior national team[edit]

With Greece's junior national teams, Giannopoulos played at the 2005 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship and the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. He won the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. He also played at the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, and won the gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

Greek senior national team[edit]

Giannopoulos became a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team in 2017.[6] He played at the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualification.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Domestic Leagues[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high     Led the league

Note: Only games in the primary domestic competitions are included. Therefore, games in cup or European competitions are left out.

2016–17 Rethymno Cretan Kings GBL 25 27.2 .464 .398 .889 3.9 1.5 0.6 0.1 10.4
2017–18 Rethymno Cretan Kings GBL 26 26.0 .366 .378 .938 3.0 1.4 0.7 0.2 10.9


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