The Greek coach wants to call Spang to his former teammate of Yao Ming or to play in the Chinese mens basketball team

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 The Greek coach wants to call Spang to his former teammate of Yao Ming or to play in the Chinese mens basketball team


When it comes to the name of Spanoulis, senior Chinese fans will not be unfamiliar. The Greek defender used to be called European Kobe Bryant, and after landing in the NBA, he once worked with Yao Ming on the Houston Rockets.

height one point nine three Mitis panolis is now a 37 year old veteran. In the European basketball arena, he used to be a powerful figure, winning seven Greek basketball league titles; three European champions; four Greek basketball Cup titles; three most valuable players in the Greek basketball league; one most valuable player in the European Basketball League; eight all stars in the Greek basketball league 10 times in the best team.

In the 2006 FIBA World Championship semi-final, spanolis led Greece to 101-95 to cut the American dream team down. In that year, the Greek mens basketball team finally won the second place.

However, Spanoulis last played for the national team in 2015. After playing for Greece in the European Championship, he did not put on the national teams uniform.

Now, Greek mens basketball coach Rick pintino wants to recruit him again. In pintinos view, spanoliss leadership and experience are what the Greek mens basketball team needs.

It is worth mentioning that in next years Tokyo Olympic mens basketball losing competition, Chinas mens basketball team was divided into group A in Victoria, Canada, with Greece in the same group and Canada as the host host team (three teams in group B in this area are Uruguay, Czech Republic and Turkey). This means that if Spanoulis finally enters the Greek mens basketball team, then the veteran is likely to represent the Greek team in next years Olympic Games and compete with the Chinese mens basketball team. FIBA International Basketball Association has previously confirmed the holding time of the Olympic mens basketball losing competition of Tokyo Olympic Games, from June 29, 2021 to July 4, 2021. According to the competition system, the final four Olympic tickets will be generated in four competition areas. The first two teams in each competition area will compete in the semi-finals. Only the team that wins the championship in this competition area can get the tickets for Tokyo Olympic Games. Source: Netease sports Author: Muzi editor in charge: Qiao yuanlei ufe50 ns1098

It is worth mentioning that in next years Tokyo Olympic mens basketball losing competition, Chinas mens basketball team was divided into group A in Victoria, Canada, with Greece in the same group and Canada as the host host team (three teams in group B in this area are Uruguay, Czech Republic and Turkey).

This means that if Spanoulis finally enters the Greek mens basketball team, then the veteran is likely to represent the Greek team in next years Olympic Games and compete with the Chinese mens basketball team.