Linos Chrysikopoulos

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Linos Chrysikopoulos
Λίνος Χρυσικόπουλος
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Chrysikopoulos with Nea Kifissia in 2016
No. 4 – PAOK Thessaloniki
Position Small forward / Power forward
League Greek Basket League
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1992-12-01) December 1, 1992 (age 25)
Corfu, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2011 Aris Thessaloniki
2011–2013 Pallacanestro Biella
2013 PAOK
2013–2015 KAOD
2015–2016 Nea Kifissia
2016–present PAOK

Linos-Spyridon Chrysikopoulos (Greek: Λίνος-Σπυρίδων Χρυσικόπουλος; born December 1, 1992) is a Greek professional basketball player for P.A.O.K. of the Greek Basket 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]

Greek national team[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.

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.


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