Georgios Bogris

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Georgios Bogris
No. 31 – Olympiacos
Position Center
League Greek Basket League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1989-02-19) February 19, 1989 (age 28)
Athens, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2009 Ilysiakos
2009–2011 Panathinaikos
2011 Peristeri
2011–2012 Aris
2012–2013 Panionios
2013–2014 PAOK
2014–2015 Andorra
2015–2016 Bilbao Basket
2016–2017 Iberostar Tenerife
2017–present Olympiacos
Career highlights and awards

Georgios "George" Bogris (alternate spelling: Giorgos Greek pronunciation: [ˈʝorɣos ˈboɣris], Greek: Γιώργος Μπόγρης; born February 19, 1989) is a Greek professional basketball player for Olympiacos of the Greek Basket League and EuroLeague. He is 2.10 m (6 ft 10 34 in) tall, 109 kg (240 lbs.) in weight,[1] and he plays at the center position.

Professional career[edit]

Bogris began his pro career in the Greek 2nd Division with Ilysiakos in 2006. In 2009, he signed a four-year deal with the 1st-tier level Greek Basket League club Panathinaikos.[2] In August 2011, Bogris signed with Peristeri, but he was released from the team in November.[3][4]

In the summer of 2012, Bogris signed with Panionios of the Greek Basket League.[5] In September 2013, he signed with PAOK.[6] In August 2014, Bogris signed with Liga ACB team Andorra.[7]

In July 2015, he reached a two-year agreement with Spanish club Bilbao Basket.[8] On July 14, 2016, Bogris signed with Spanish team Iberostar Tenerife.[9] With the Canarians, he was named MVP of the sixth round of the 2016–17 Basketball Champions League.

On July 30, 2017, Bogris signed a three-year contract with Olympiacos.[10]

Greek national team[edit]

Greek junior national team[edit]

With Greece's junior national teams, Bogris played at the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship and the 2005 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. He also played at 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 he won the gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

Greek senior national team[edit]

Bogris is also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. He was selected to Greece's 12 man roster for the 2016 Turin FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[11]

Personal[edit]

Originally from Thespies, and raised in Thebes, Bogris has three younger sisters.[12] He had a personal relationship with the famous Greek singer, Elli Kokkinou, from 2010 to 2017.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Greek national team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BDASportsInternational.com Giorgos Bogris – Weight: 240 lbs.
  2. ^ Euroleague.net PANATHINAIKOS nabs hot prospect Bogris.
  3. ^ "Κάτοικος Περιστερίου ο Μπόγρης" (in Greek). contra.gr. 5 August 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Στο Περιστέρι ο Καυκής, παρελθόν ο Μπόγρης" (in Greek). Naftemporiki.gr. 21 October 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  5. ^ Dellis, Vassilis (2 August 2012). "Παππάς, Μπόγρης και παραμονή Γιάνκοβιτς, Μπατή!" (in Greek). sport24.gr. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Υπέγραψαν Mark Payne και Γιώργος Μπόγρης" (in Greek). PAOK BC. 11 September 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "El MoraBanc Andorra ficha al pívot griego Georgios Bogris" (in Spanish). Marca. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "Georgios Bogris será hombre de negro las dos próximas temporadas" (in Spanish). Bilbao Basket. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Georgios Bogris signs with Iberostar Tenerife". 14 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  10. ^ Olympiacos signs Giorgos Bogris to a multi-year deal.
  11. ^ Greek NT squad for OQT is announced.
  12. ^ "Γιώργος Μπόγρης: Μας συστήνει τους γονείς και την αδελφή του" (in Greek). Fthis.gr. 23 May 2014. 

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