Dimitris Papadopoulos (basketball)

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Dimitris Papadopoulos
Personal information
Born (1966-08-15) August 15, 1966 (age 51)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)
Career information
Playing career 1985–1999
Position Small forward / Power forward
Career history
1985–1995 Iraklis
1995–1999 AEK

Dimitris Papadopoulos (Greek: Δημήτρης Παπαδόπουλος; born August 15, 1966, in Greece), also known by his nickname, "The Doctor", is a retired Greek professional basketball player.After, his retirement he became an Anesthesiologist.

Professional career[edit]

Papadopoulos played with Iraklis. Papadopoulos and Lefteris Kakiousis were the key players of the team in those days. He was a Greek Cup finalist in 1994. Papadopoulos is the 2nd leading scorer, the 1st rebounder, the 1st in 3 point field goals made, and the 3rd player in number of games played, in the history of Iraklis' club.[1]

He also played with AEK Athens.

Greek national team[edit]

Papadopoulos was also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team that won the silver medal at the EuroBasket 1989. He was also a member of the Greek national team that finished in 6th place at the 1990 FIBA World Championship.


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