Ikaros Kallitheas B.C.
|K.A.E. Ikaros Kallitheas|
|History||Ikaros Nea Smyrni
|Team colors||Blue, White, and Red
|Team manager||Dimitris Papadopoulos|
|Head coach||Dimitris Priftis|
|Championships||A2 Championships: (1)
Ikaros Kallitheas B.C. (former Ikaros Chalkidas B.C.) is a professional basketball club that is based in Kallithea, Greece. The club has several times changed its seat. It started from Nea Smyrni, later moved to Kallithea, for a while played in Chalkida and finally returned to Kallithea. Its full official name is Panathlitikos Omilos Kallitheas Ikaros, or P.O.K. Ikaros. The club's colors are white, blue, and red.
The club was founded in 1991, and was originally based in Nea Smyrni, Athens. In 2007, the club's base became Kallithea, Athens. In 2010, the club won the Greek 2nd Division championship. They competed in the top league in Greece, the Greek Basket League, for the first time in the 2010-11 season. In 2013, the club moved to Chalkida. At the finish of the championship of the season 2013-14, Ikaros Kallitheas relegated to A2 Ethniki. But at the next season it declared weakness to take part in the A2 Ethniki and relegated to Beta Ethniki. Simultaneously the club returned to Kallithea and renamed again to Ikaros Kallithea.
When Ikaros was based in Kallithea, they played their home games at the Esperos Indoor Hall, a small arena with a capacity of 1,000, and at Glyfada Indoor Hall, an arena with a capacity of 3,232. At the period where was playing in Chalkida, they played their homes games at Kanithou Indoor Hall, an arena with a capacity of 1,600.
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