Georgios Tsiaras

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Georgios Tsiaras
No. 5 – Aris
Position Power forward / Center
League Greek League
Eurocup
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
2013–2014 CS Gaz Metan Mediaş
2014–2015 Club Melilla Baloncesto
2015–present Aris

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, but he can also play at the center position.

Professional career[edit]

During his first professional years, Tsiaras played with AEK Athens, and with them he won the Greek League 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 with Panionios. He later played with 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 2nd Division team Club Melilla Baloncesto.[2] In May 2015, he returned to his former team Aris, for the Greek League 2014–15 season playoffs.[3]

Greek national team[edit]

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

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Greek national team[edit]

References[edit]

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