Georgios Karagkoutis

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Not to be confused with Giorgos Karagounis.
Georgios Karagkoutis
Γιώργος Καράγκουτης
Personal information
Born (1976-02-15) February 15, 1976 (age 41)
Athens, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Career information
Playing career 1994–2007
Position Small forward / Power forward
Number 15
Career history
1994–1999 Panionios (Greece)
1999–2000 Panathinaikos (Greece)
2000–2002 Iraklis (Greece)
2002–2003 Near East (Greece)
2003–2007 Maroussi (Greece)
Career highlights and awards

Georgios Karagkoutis (alternate spellings: Giorgos, Karagoutis) (Greek: Γιώργος Καράγκουτης) (born February 15, 1976 in Greece), is a retired Greek professional basketball player. At a height of 2.08 m (6 ft. 10 in.) he could play at both the small forward and power forward positions.

Playing career[edit]

Professional career[edit]

Karagkoutis started his career with Panionios at the age of 16. He was a Greek Cup finalist in 1995, and in 1998, he was a Korać Cup semifinalist with Panionios.

In 1999, Karagkoutis moved to Panathinaikos, and he won the Euroleague championship with the club in 2000. In the subsequent years, he played with Iraklis (2000–01), Near East (2001–02), and Maroussi. With Maroussi, he finished in second place in the regular season of the Greek League and he was also a Greek Cup finalist with Maroussi in 2006.

Greek national team[edit]

Karagkoutis also played with the senior men's Greek national basketball team at the 1998 FIBA World Championship, where Greece finished in 4th place, and at the FIBA EuroBasket 1999, where Greece also finished in 4th place. He represented Greece 25 times at the senior level, and scored a total of 100 points.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

After concluding his playing career, Karagkoutis moved with his wife and two children to Dafnoudi, his wife's hometown, and became a youth coach for the amateur club Ethnikos Neou Skopou.[2]

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