Sarikopoulos with AEK Athens in 2016
|No. 34 – Promitheas Patras|
|League||Greek Basket League|
March 31, 1990 |
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||265 lb (120 kg)|
Ohio State (2009–2010)
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
Zisis Sarikopoulos (alternate spelling: Zissis) (Greek: Ζήσης Σαρικόπουλος; born March 31, 1990 in Athens, Greece) is a Greek professional basketball player for Promitheas Patras of the Greek Basket League. He is 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) tall and he plays the center position.
Sarikopoulos played college basketball at UAB with the UAB Blazers and at Ohio State with the Ohio State Buckeyes. He left Ohio State early to play pro basketball in Greece. Sarikopoulos averaged 1.35 points per game in his NCAA Division I career.
Greek national team
Sarikopoulos was a member of the Greek junior national teams. With the junior national teams of Greece, he played at the: 2005 and 2006 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championships, the 2007 and 2008 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championships, the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, and the 2009 and 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championships.
In 2012, he was invited to practice with the senior men's Greek national basketball team, for the first time. In 2015, he was invited as a training camp player of the Greek senior men's national team for the first time.
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Note: Only games in the primary domestic competitions are included. Therefore, games in cup or European competitions are left out.
Awards and accomplishments
Greek national team
- 2007 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship: Silver
- 2008 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship: Gold
- 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship: Silver
- 2009 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship: Gold
- 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship: Silver