Vassilis Kavvadas

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Vassilis Kavvadas
No. 24 – AEK Athens
PositionCenter
LeagueGreek League
FIBA Champions League
Personal information
Born (1991-12-28) December 28, 1991 (age 27)
Athens, Greece
NationalityGreek
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2013Panionios
2013–2016Olympiacos
2015–2016Arkadikos
2016–2017Aris Thessaloniki
2017–presentAEK Athens
Career highlights and awards

Vassilis Kavvadas (alternate spellings: Vasilis, Vasileios) (Greek: Βασίλης Καββαδάς; born December 28, 1991) is a Greek professional basketball player who plays for AEK Athens of the Greek League. He is 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) tall.[1] He plays at the center position.

Professional career[edit]

After playing with Ionikos Nikaias at the youth levels, and in the 3rd-tier amateur Greek C League, Kavvadas began his professional career with the 1st-tier Greek League club Panionios, during the 2010–11 season, after having originally signed with the Greek League club Maroussi.[2] He joined the Greek EuroLeague club Olympiacos in 2013.[3] In 2015, he was loaned by Olympiacos to Arkadikos, for the 2015–16 season.

On July 26, 2016, Kavvadas signed a two-year deal with the Greek team Aris Thessaloniki.[4]

On November 24, 2017, Kavvadas signed with the Greek team AEK Athens, for the rest of 2017–18 season, with a prospect of renewal for another year.[5] With AEK, he won the Greek Cup title, in 2018.

National team career[edit]

Greek junior national team[edit]

Kavvadas played at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, with the Under-18 national team of Greece.

Greek senior national team[edit]

In 2012, Kavvadas was invited to train with the senior men's Greek national basketball team, for the first time. He played with the senior men's Greek national team at the EuroBasket 2013.

Career statistics[edit]

Domestic Leagues[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high     Led the league

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
2017–18 A.E.K. GBL 19 9.0 .741 - .549 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.5 5.7

FIBA Champions League[edit]

[6] [7]

Denotes seasons in which Vassilis Kavvadas won the FIBA Champions League
Year Team GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2016–17 Aris 10 14.5 .667 - .559 3.2 .4 .3 1.7 7.9
2017–18 A.E.K. 11 5.2 .500 - .750 1.2 .0 .1 .6 1.6

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Youth level[edit]

Pro career[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vassilis KAVVADAS Height: 206CM / 6'9".
  2. ^ Euroleague.net Maroussi locks up teenage big man Kavvadas.
  3. ^ Euroleague.net OLYMPIACOS adds size with Kavvadas.
  4. ^ "Vasilis Kavvadas signs with Aris BC". 26 July 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  5. ^ "AEK signed Vassilis Kavvadas". 24 November 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  6. ^ http://www.championsleague.basketball/16-17/Aris#%7Ctab=statistics
  7. ^ http://www.championsleague.basketball/17-18/team/AEK#%7Ctab=statistics

External links[edit]