Giorgos Tsiaras

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Georgios Tsiaras
No. 5 – Aris Thessaloniki
Position Power forward
League Greek Basket League
Personal information
Born (1982-05-04) May 4, 1982 (age 33)
Larissa, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
Pro career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2006 AEK Athens
2006–2008 Olympia Larissa
2008–2010 PAOK
2010 ČEZ Nymburk
2010–2011 Panionios
2011–2012 Ikaros Kallitheas
2012–2013 Aris Thessaloniki
2013–2014 CS Gaz Metan Mediaş
2014–2015 Club Melilla Baloncesto
2015–present Aris Thessaloniki

Georgios Tsiaras (alternate spelling: Giorgos Tsiaras) (born May 4, 1982) is a Greek professional basketball player who plays for Aris Thessaloniki of the Greek Basket League. He mainly plays at the power forward position.

Pro career[edit]

During his first professional years Tsiaras played for AEK Athens, and with them he won the Greek Championship in 2002. In 2006, he moved to his home city of Larissa, and to the local club Olympia Larissa. In 2008, he moved to PAOK Thessaloniki.

In 2010, he joined the Czech League club CEZ Nymburk.[1] At the end of the season, he came back to Greece signing for Panionios. He later played for Ikaros Kallitheas and Aris Thessaloniki.

For the 2013–14 season he signed with the Romanian League club CS Gaz Metan Mediaş. In August 2014, he signed with the Spanish club Club Melilla Baloncesto.[2] In May 2015, he returned to his former team Aris for the Greek A1 playoffs.[3]

Greek national team[edit]

Tsiaras was a member of the Greek junior national team and with them he won the gold medal at the 2002 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]


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