Georgios Bogris

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Georgios Bogris
No. 31 – Olympiacos
PositionCenter
LeagueGreek Basket League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1989-02-19) February 19, 1989 (age 29)
Athens, Greece
NationalityGreek
Listed height6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2006–present
Career history
2006–2009Ilysiakos
2009–2011Panathinaikos
2011–2012Peristeri
2012Aris
2012–2013Panionios
2013–2014PAOK
2014–2015Andorra
2015–2016Bilbao Basket
2016–2017Iberostar Tenerife
2017–presentOlympiacos
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 has also been 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] He also played at the EuroBasket 2017.

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 junior 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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