Linos Chrysikopoulos

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Linos Chrysikopoulos
Λίνος Χρυσικόπουλος
Linos Chrysikopoulos wik Kifissia.jpg
Chrysikopoulos with Nea Kifissia in 2016
No. 15 – AEK Athens
PositionPower forward / Small forward
LeagueGreek Basket League
BCL
Personal information
Born (1992-12-01) December 1, 1992 (age 27)
Corfu, Greece
NationalityGreek
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008–2011Aris Thessaloniki
2011–2013Pallacanestro Biella
2013PAOK
2013–2015KAOD
2015–2016Nea Kifissia
2016–2019PAOK
2019–presentAEK Athens
Career highlights and awards

Linos-Spyridon Chrysikopoulos (Greek: Λίνος-Σπυρίδων Χρυσικόπουλος; born December 1, 1992) is a Greek professional basketball player for AEK Athens of the Greek Basket League and the Basketball Champions League. He is 6'10" (2.08 m) tall[1] and 225 lb. (102 kg).[2] He can play at either the small forward or power forward positions, with power forward being his main position. He can also be utilized as a point forward. His nickname is Spider-Man.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Born in Corfu, Greece, Chrysikopoulos began his professional career during the 2008–09 season, with the Greek League club Aris Thessaloniki, and stayed there for three seasons. On July 13, 2011, he moved to the Italian League club Biella.[4] He was released by Biella in January 2013.[5]

After leaving Biella, he joined the Greek League club PAOK.[6] He then moved the Greek club KAOD. He signed with Nea Kifissia on August 16, 2015.[7]

He returned to PAOK in 2016.[8] On August 24, 2019, Chrysikopoulos signed a three-year deal with AEK Athens.

National team career[edit]

Chrysikopoulos was a member of the Greek junior national teams. He played at the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

He has also been a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. He played at the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualification.

Player profile[edit]

Chrysikopoulos is 6'10" in height in shoes, with a 7'1" wingspan.[9] He can defend multiple positions, and he can run a team's offense if necessary, being utilized as a point forward.

Career statistics[edit]

FIBA Champions League[edit]

[10]

Year Team GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2016–17 PAOK 18 20.9 .488 .261 .594 4.7 1.7 .4 .4 8.1
2017–18 PAOK 14 18.0 .409 .341 .727 2.9 .8 .4 .6 6.7
2018–19 PAOK 16 23.1 .574 .459 .595 2.9 1.3 .9 .5 10.7

Regular season[edit]

Note: Only games in the primary domestic competitions are included. Therefore, games in cup or European competitions are left out.

Year Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 KAOD GBL 5 18.0 .556 .417 - 3.2 .4 .4 .2 7.0
2014–15 KAOD GBL 13 16.4 .362 .241 .700 2.5 1.3 .9 .3 4.9
2015–16 Kifissia GBL 22 10.2 .491 .294 .727 1.3 .6 .4 .3 3.4
2016–17 PAOK GBL 26 19.5 .551 .333 .698 4.3 .9 .7 .6 8.4
2017–18 PAOK GBL 25 17.1 .504 .339 .667 3.0 .8 .3 .3 6.8
2018–19 PAOK GBL 26 21.0 .469 .316 .788 3.1 1.3 .9 .5 8.9

References[edit]

  1. ^ DraftExpress.com Height w/shoes Weight 6'10".
  2. ^ Linos Chrysikopoulos Ht: 6-10 Wt: 225.
  3. ^ Kretaworldbasket.gr - Χρυσικόπουλος ο… spiderman!! (in Greek)
  4. ^ "Angelico Biella tabs Greek prospect Linos Chrysikopoulos". Sportando. Retrieved May 19, 2012.
  5. ^ Sportando.net Dimitrios Tsaldaris expected soon in Biella.
  6. ^ Sportando.net PAOK announced Linos Chrysikopoulos.
  7. ^ "Linos Chrysikopoulos signs with Nea Kifisia". Sportando. 2015-08-16. Retrieved 2015-08-16.
  8. ^ PAOK signs Linos Chrisikopoulos.
  9. ^ DraftExpress.com Height w/shoes Weight 6'10".
  10. ^ http://www.championsleague.basketball/el/18-19/team/PAOK#%7Ctab=statistics

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