Kalampokis with AEK Athens in 2016.
|Position||Head coach (Youth Academies)|
August 15, 1978 |
Ilio, Peristeri, Greece
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||2000 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|2016–present||Panionios (Youth Academies)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Giannis Kalampokis (alternate spellings: Ioannis, Yiannis, Yannis, Kalambokis, Kalabokis) (Greek: Γιάννης Καλαμπόκης; born on August 15, 1978 in Ilio, Peristeri, Greece) is a Greek former professional basketball player and current basketball coach. At a height of 6'5" (1.96 m) tall, he mainly played as a swingman. He last played with AEK Athens of the Greek League.
Kalampokis started his career with the Neoi Palatianis juniors team in Greece, and he then made his pro debut in 1999, while playing for Paleo Faliro in the Greek A2 League. In 2003, he made his debut in the top-tier Greek League and the EuroLeague with Olympiacos Piraeus. He then played with the Greek clubs AEK Athens and PAOK Thessaloniki.
In 2010, he joined the Greek club Ikaros. For the 2011–12 season, he moved back to PAOK, and he finished the season with the German League club Alba Berlin. He played with the Greek club Kolossos during the 2012–13 season, and then joined the Greek club Rethymno Aegean, for the 2013–14 season.
After spending the 2015–16 preseason with Olympiacos, Kalampokis signed with AEK Athens for the season, on October 2, 2015. He announced his retirement from playing basketball on 29 August 2016.
Greek national team
Post playing career
Awards and accomplishments
- 2x Greek League All-Star: (2007, 2010)
Greek National Team
- EuroBasket 2009: Bronze
References and notes
- Eurocupbasketball.com Panionios inks Kalambokis, Georgalis and Katiakos.
- Sportando.net Kalampokis confirmed for Benetton.
- Sportando.net - Ioannis Kalampokis inks with Ikaros.
- Giannis Kalabokis moves to PAOK.
- Kalampokis leaves Kollosos for Rethymno.
- AEK adds experienced guard Kalampokis.
- GIANNIS KALAMPOKIS RETURNED TO AEK.
- Kuqo and Kalampokis announced their retirement.