Dimitrios Verginis

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Dimitris Verginis
Δημήτρης Βεργίνης
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Verginis with Panathinaikos.
No. 6 – Apollon Patras
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Greek League
Greek Cup
Personal information
Born (1987-05-15) May 15, 1987 (age 30)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 3.75 in (1.92 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2008 PAOK
2008–2010 Panathinaikos
2010–2012 Aris
2012–2012 Bilbao Basket
2012–2013 Aris
2013–2014 Lukoil Academic
2014–2015 Panionios
2015–present Apollon Patras
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.[1] He can play both the point guard and shooting guard positions.

Professional career[edit]

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.[2]

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.

He then returned to Aris for the 2012–13 season. He then moved to Lukoil Academic for the 2013–14 season. He joined Panionios for the 2014–15 season.

Greek national team[edit]

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[edit]

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