Charis Giannopoulos

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Charis Giannopoulos
Χάρης Γιαννόπουλος
No. 31 – Rethymno Cretan Kings
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Greek League
Personal information
Born (1989-07-13) July 13, 1989 (age 27)
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–present Rethymno Cretan Kings
Career highlights and awards

Charalampos "Charis" Giannopoulos (Greek: Χαράλαμπος "Χάρης" Γιαννόπουλος; born July 13, 1989) is a Greek professional basketball player who plays for Rethymno Cretan Kings of the Greek Basket League. He is 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)[1] tall, and he can play at both the shooting guard and small forward positions, although he is primarily a small forward.

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 2009-2011. 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 for Rethymno Cretan Kings.[4]

Greek 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.


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