Manthos Katsoulis

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Manthos Katsoulis
Personal information
Born (1956-07-20) July 20, 1956 (age 62)
Kavala, Greece
Listed height6 ft 8.75 in (2.05 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
CollegeMcGill (1982–1983)
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
Career highlights and awards

Mathaios "Manthos" Katsoulis (Greek: Μάνθος Κατσούλης; born July 20, 1956) is a retired Greek professional basketball player.

College career[edit]

Katsoulis played college basketball at McGill University, with the McGill Redmen (1982–1983).

Professional career[edit]

Katsoulis began his career with AO Dramas. He then played with PAOK, from 1974 to 1988, having a leading role in the team. In 1984, he won the Greek Cup with PAOK, while playing in one of the most historic Greek Cup finals against Aris.

In 1988, he moved to Aris, and with them he won two Greek League championships (1989, 1990) and 2 more Greek Cups (1989, 1990). With Aris, he also played in two EuroLeague Final Fours (1989 Munich and 1990 Zaragoza). In 1990, he moved to Iraklis, and in 1993, he moved to Makedonikos.

Greek national team[edit]

Katsoulis was a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team from 1976 to 1984. With Greece's senior men's national team, he had 165 caps, and he scored 1,371 points (8.3 per game).[1] He was also the captain of the Greek senior national team.

He won the gold medal at the 1979 Mediterranean Games. He also played at the EuroBasket 1979, the EuroBasket 1981, and the EuroBasket 1983.[2]


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