Georgios Balogiannis

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Georgios Balogiannis
Personal information
Born (1971-01-19) January 19, 1971 (age 46)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 6.5 in (1.99 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1988–2005
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1988–1992 VAO
1992–2000 PAOK
2000–2003 Panathinaikos
2003–2004 Makedonikos
2004–2005 PAOK
Career highlights and awards

Georgios Balogiannis (alternate spelling: Giorgos, Ballogianis) (Greek: Γιώργος Μπαλογιάννης; born January 17, 1971 in Athens, Greece) is a retired Greek professional basketball player.

Professional career[edit]

Balogiannis played for VAO from 1988 to 1992. In 1993, he moved to PAOK. Balogiannis won the Korać Cup in 1994, and 2 Greek Cups.

In 2000, Balogiannis moved to Panathinaikos, and with them he won 2 Greek League championships (2001, 2003) and 1 Greek Cup (2003). He also played in the FIBA SuproLeague Final in 2001.

In the 2003–04 season, Balogiannis played with Makedonikos, and the next year he returned to PAOK, to play one more year.

Greek national team[edit]

Balogiannis was a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team that finished in 4th place at the 1998 FIBA World Championship. He also played at EuroBasket 1999.

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