Kostas Charalampidis

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Kostas Charalampidis
Κώστας Χαραλαμπίδης
PAOK
Position Assistant coach
League Greek Basket League
Personal information
Born (1976-04-04) April 4, 1976 (age 41)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 2.5 in (1.89 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 1998 / Undrafted
Playing career 1997–2014
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
Coaching career 2016–present
Career history
As player:
1997–2002 Makedonikos
2002–2004 Olympia Larissa
2004–2006 Makedonikos
2006–2009 Maroussi
2009–2010 Panellinios
2010–2011 Aris
2011–2012 KAOD
2012 Brindisi
2012–2014 PAOK
As coach:
2016–present PAOK (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

As a player:

Konstantinos "Kostas" Charalampidis (alternate spellings: Constantinos, Costas, Haralampidis, Haralambidis, Haralabidis, Charalambides) (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Χαραλαμπίδης; born April 4, 1976) is a retired Greek professional basketball player and basketball coach. During his playing career, he was a 6 ft 2½ in (1.89 m) tall point guard-shooting guard.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Charalampidis began his career playing with the Makedonikos Greece youth teams. He began his professional career with Makedonikos during the 1997–98 season, and he stayed there through the 2001–02 season. In 2002, he joined Olympia Larissa.

In 2004, he returned to Makedonikos. As a member of Makedonikos, he won the Greek Second Division championship twice, in the years 2000 and 2002. He was named the MVP of the Greek Second Division in 2002. He also played in the EuroCup Final with Makedonikos in 2005.

In 2006, he joined Maroussi. In 2009, he moved to Panellinios, where he was named to the All-EuroCup Second Team for the 2009–10 season. In 2010, he joined Aris Thessaloniki.[1]

He joined KAOD in 2011, and he moved to the Italian Second Division club Brindisi in 2012.[2] He then joined the Greek club PAOK for the 2012–13 season. He extended his contract with PAOK in 2014.[3]

He officially announced his retirement from his basketball playing career in 2016, due to a serious knee injury. However, this was after he had not played in any games since November 2014.

Greek national team[edit]

Charalampidis played with Greece's junior national team at the 1999 World University Games.[4] He was also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team.

Coaching career[edit]

After he retired from playing professional club basketball, Charalampidis began a career as a basketball coach. He became an assistant coach with the Greek club PAOK in 2016, working under the club's head coach, Soulis Markopoulos.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

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