February 15, 1976 |
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|2002–2003||Near East (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.
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
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.
- "Giorgos Karagoutis player profile" (in Greek). Hellenic Basketball Federation. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
- "Ο Γιώργος Καράγκουτης βάζει καλάθια στις μπασκέτες...των Σερρών!" (in Greek). Serres sport. March 5, 2013. Retrieved April 30, 2015.