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Old October 15th, 2005, 09:42 AM   #81
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He is 6'7 feet tall/2.06 meters tall. He plays center, and this is his first year.
He's small for a centre!! He must be strong & have a decent vertical leap? Usually centres are upwards of 6'10" Is there many really big guys in the Greek league?
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Old October 15th, 2005, 01:49 PM   #82
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He is 6'7 feet tall/2.06 meters tall. He plays center, and this is his first year.
Center at 6'7? He does actually look a bit like Shaq from that picture.
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Old October 15th, 2005, 05:45 PM   #83
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Actually he's 6'9. Some list him at 6'10.

He is young and kind of raw, for his age is (was) a huge boy and had the body type to become big time. He was drafted in the NBA. He doesn't exactly have a good enough shot to play forward. He has a weight problem also which hurts his game, although he is very strong. He isn't living up to expectations as it stands right now, and kind of has an attitude problem.... time will tell how he does though.
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Old October 15th, 2005, 07:38 PM   #84
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There was some buzz about him over the past few years about him playing in the NBA but I guess he wasn't deemed ready yet (meaning he wasn't 1st draft pick I think).

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Old October 15th, 2005, 09:04 PM   #85
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Actually he's 6'9. Some list him at 6'10.
The Olympiakos website has him listed at 2.06 meters tall which is 6'7.
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Old October 15th, 2005, 10:14 PM   #86
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The Olympiakos website has him listed at 2.06 meters tall which is 6'7.
2m06 = 6 foot 9 and a half.
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Old October 15th, 2005, 11:09 PM   #87
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Old October 16th, 2005, 12:16 AM   #88
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Sofo's mother is from Cameroon, his father is Greek. When they got married, they were living in Alexandroupoli, some years later they moved to Kavala and then he started playing basketball. And then scouters from Iraklis came and asked him to play for them, he agreed and then they all moved to Thessaloniki, one or two years later to an Italian team, back to Thessaloniki but this time for Aris, and now to Athens and Olympiakos. He has a brother named Alexandros, aged 18. Sofoklis loves Dragon Ball, his favourite character is Piccolo, he also loves Pokemon, his favourite food is "keftedakia" and "paidakia", made by my mother. He likes Rap music like 2pac etc. For many years his favourite pc game was Starcraft "Broodwar". And almost every summer he goes to Kavala to see his friends. When we were 12 years old, i remember i had beatten him in a basketball challenge well...that's history ofcourse... Anyway I'll send him an sms to see how's he doin
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Old October 16th, 2005, 04:27 AM   #89
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Sofo's mother is from Cameroon, his father is Greek. When they got married, they were living in Alexandroupoli, some years later they moved to Kavala and then he started playing basketball. And then scouters from Iraklis came and asked him to play for them, he agreed and then they all moved to Thessaloniki, one or two years later to an Italian team, back to Thessaloniki but this time for Aris, and now to Athens and Olympiakos. He has a brother named Alexandros, aged 18. Sofoklis loves Dragon Ball, his favourite character is Piccolo, he also loves Pokemon, his favourite food is "keftedakia" and "paidakia", made by my mother. He likes Rap music like 2pac etc. For many years his favourite pc game was Starcraft "Broodwar". And almost every summer he goes to Kavala to see his friends. When we were 12 years old, i remember i had beatten him in a basketball challenge well...that's history ofcourse... Anyway I'll send him an sms to see how's he doin
Wow. It seems you know a lot about him. You must be a friend of his.
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Old October 16th, 2005, 11:04 AM   #90
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LOL @ NuSpirits avatar.

Thanks for the background info btw!!
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Old October 17th, 2005, 04:26 AM   #91
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"Nah we just started liking soccer again recently. Basketball has always been the strongest team sport in Greece."

Basketball has ALWAYS played second fiddle to football in Greece. It has always been popular but not to the level football has been. Basketball had its day in the sun from the mid 80's until the late 90's. It will always be popular but will be a support act to football.

Olympiakos is terrible this season, I mean they were pummelled at HOME to the Greens by 30 points. They will have a bad season. I see Panathinaikos dominating quite easily this season.
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Old October 17th, 2005, 04:48 AM   #92
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After seeing this thread, its obvious that during the last 10-15 years, Greece has invested a lot more into its basketball than Serbia has...so it only makes sense that you are the current European Champion

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btw, nice avatar Alexander
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It's the only double headed eagle I could use!
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Old October 17th, 2005, 08:52 AM   #94
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Off topic here, were is Eurovision going to be held? is it Ano Liossias?

back on track, did you make it up Nuspirit or do you know him? Cool if you do!
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Could you add some info here zorba? http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=266231
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Old October 17th, 2005, 10:47 AM   #96
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Why do the Greeks like basketball all of a sudden? Is it because you realised you're no good at football.
Unfortunately for us Greeks we happen to be both European Football and Basketball Champions.

Sucks to us eh?
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Old October 18th, 2005, 01:41 AM   #97
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Wow. It seems you know a lot about him. You must be a friend of his.
Yes we are very good friends. And I'll tell you a small secret... He was always a Panathinaikos fan. His dream was to play at Panathinaikos for some years, and then leave Greece for Los Angeles Lakers. Who knows?!?! If this happens, he will be known as "Bibo Sugar Schorchs" in the NBA.



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back on track, did you make it up Nuspirit or do you know him? Cool if you do!
No I didn't make it up, we're good friends for more that 10 years.

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Old October 18th, 2005, 05:04 AM   #98
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Unfortunately for us Greeks we happen to be both European Football and Basketball Champions.
Why don't you tap that into your pipe and puff on it, Conan?
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Old October 30th, 2005, 12:21 PM   #99
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I really envy for two things; 1. The importance you give for Basketball 2. The Arenas in Athens.

Also Basketball is landwide in Greece.
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Old October 30th, 2005, 12:27 PM   #100
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Envy is such a bad quality
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