Georgios Diamantopoulos

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Georgios Diamantopoulos
Γιώργος Διαμαντόπουλος
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Personal information
Born (1980-02-15) February 15, 1980 (age 37)
Cholargos, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1997–present
Career history
1997–1999 Papagou
1999–2003 Panionios
2003–2004 Olympiacos
2004–2005 Panionios
2005–2006 Roseto Basket
2006 La Palma
2007 Samara
2007–2008 Kolossos
2008–2010 Maroussi
2010–2011 Achilleas
2012 Vacallo Basket
2012–2013 Keravnos
2013–2014 Doxa Lefkadas
2014–2015 Panionios
2015–2016 Papagou
2016–present Ermionis
Career highlights and awards

Georgios "Giorgos" Diamantopoulos[1][2] (Greek: Γεώργιος (Γιώργος) Διαμαντόπουλος; born on February 15, 1980) is a Greek professional basketball player. He is a 6'5" (1.96 m) tall shooting guard-small forward. In the prime of his career, he possessed great scoring ability.

Professional career[edit]

In the 2001–02 season, Diamantopoulos led the FIBA Saporta Cup in scoring.[3] In the 2002–03 season, he was the Greek League Top Scorer, while playing for Panionios. He has also been a player of the Greek League clubs Papagou and Olympiacos Piraeus. He has also been a member of the Italian League club Roseto Basket, and the Spanish Second Division club La Palma.

In the 2006–07 season, Diamantopoulos won the FIBA EuroCup Challenge championship, while playing with the Russian Super League club CSK VSS Samara. He then played with the NBA Summer League squad of the NBA club the Indiana Pacers. During the 2007–08 season, he was a member of Kolossos.

He joined Maroussi for the 2008–09 season.[4] He moved to the Cypriot League club Achilleas in 2010, and then to the Swiss League Vacallo Basket in 2012. He also played with the Cypriot club Keravnos in 2012. He joined Doxa Lefkadas in 2013. He returned to Panionios in 2014. In 2015, he moved to Papagou.

Greek national team[edit]

Diamantopoulos was a member of both the Under-16 and Under-18 junior Greek national basketball teams. He won the bronze medal with Greece at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. With Greece's national junior teams, he also played at the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship.

He was also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]


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