Nikos Filippou

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Nikos Filippou
Medal record
Representing  Greece
EuroBasket
Gold medal – first place 1987 Greece National Team
Silver medal – second place 1989 Yugoslavia National Team

Nikolaos "Nikos" Filippou (alternate spelling: Filipou) (Greek: Νικόλαος "Νίκος" Φιλίππου; born July 15, 1962, Ioannina, Greece) is a retired Greek professional basketball player. At a height of 2.02 m (6 ft 7 ½ in.), he played at the power forward position..

Professional career[edit]

As a member of the Greek club Aris, Filippou won 8 Greek League championships (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991) and 5 Greek Cups (1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990). He also played at 3 Euroleague Final Fours (1998, 1989, 1990) with Aris.

In 1991, he moved to PAOK, and with them he won the Greek League championship in 1992. He also played at the Euroleague Final Four with PAOK in 1993.

He also played with the Greek club Papagou. Filippou is also a member of Eurobasket.com's Greek Basketball Hall of Fame.

Greek national team[edit]

Filippou was also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball teams that won the gold medal at EuroBasket 1987, and the silver medal at EuroBasket 1989. He also played with Greece at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.

Post playing career[edit]

As the team manager of the senior men's Greek national basketball team, he won the gold medal at EuroBasket 2005, and the silver medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro clubs[edit]

  • 9x Greek League Champion: (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992)
  • 5x Greek Cup Champion: (1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)
  • Eurobasket.com's Greek Basketball Hall of Fame

Greek national team[edit]

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