|No. 7 – Panionios|
|League||Greek A2 League|
May 25, 1981 |
Koridalos, Piraeus, Athens, Greece
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Undrafted|
|2014–2015||CSU Asesoft Ploiești|
|Career highlights and awards|
Michalis Pelekanos (alternate spelling: Mihalis) (Greek: Μιχάλης Πελεκάνος) (born May 25, 1981) is a Greek professional basketball player, who is playing for Panionios. He is 198 cm (6'6") tall and he plays as a swingman.
Born Koridalos, Piraeus, Athens, Greece, Pelekanos began his pro career in Greece with Peristeri of the Greek League. He later joined the Greek club AEK Athens, followed by the Greek club Panellinios. After a career year at Panellinios, where he made the home crowd fans chant his name during games, due to his exciting defensive plays and highlight reel dunks, Pelekanos moved to the Euroleague giants Real Madrid of the Spanish ACB League.
In 2008, he signed a 3-year contract worth €2.1 million euros net income with Olympiacos Piraeus. In August 2009, he was loaned by Olympiacos to Maroussi. He won both the Euroleague and Greek League championships, with Olympiacos in 2012.
He then signed with the Greek club Aris, for the 2012–13 season. In July 2014, he moved to the Romanian League club CSU Asesoft Ploiești on a one-year deal. With Ploiești, he won the Romanian championship.