Verginis with Panathinaikos.
|No. 6 – Apollon Patras|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
May 15, 1987 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3.75 in (1.92 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Dimitrios Verginis (alternate spelling: Dimitris) (Greek: Δημήτρης Βεργίνης; born May 15, 1987) is a Greek professional basketball player who currently plays for Apollon Patras. He is 1.92 m (6 ft 3¾) tall. He can play both the point guard and shooting guard positions.
Born in Thessaloniki, Greece, Verginis started his career playing with the Asteria Panoramatos junior teams in Greece, and he played with the senior team of Anatolia in the 2004–05 season. He debuted in the both Greek League and the EuroChallenge in the 2005–06 season with PAOK. In the 2006–07 season, he played in the Eurocup for the first time.
He was selected to the EuroChallenge All-Star Game in the 2007–08 season. Verginis was the youngest player to ever be named the team captain in the history of PAOK, when he took over that role from Kostas Vasileiadis. In 2008, he left PAOK and joined the Greek club Panathinaikos.
Verginis stayed with Panathinaikos for 2 years. In 2010, he signed with Aris, where he played until June 2012. He then signed with Bilbao Basket in June 2012, and stayed with them through the preseason.
Greek national team
Verginis played with several of the Greek junior national teams. He played at 2003 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, both the 2004 and 2005 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championships, and at both the 2006 and 2007 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championships.
Awards and accomplishments
- EuroChallenge All-Star: (2008)
- Greek Cup Champion: (2009)
- 2x Greek League Champion: (2009, 2010)
- Euroleague Champion: (2009)
- Triple Crown Champion: (2009)