Dimitris Papadopoulos (basketball)

Dimitris Papadopoulos (Greek: Δημήτρης Παπαδόπουλος; born August 15, 1966, in Greece), also known by his nickname, "The Doctor", is a retired Greek professional basketball player.

Dimitris Papadopoulos
Personal information
Born (1966-08-15) August 15, 1966 (age 54)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Listed height6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)
Career information
Playing career1985–1999
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
Career history

Professional careerEdit

Papadopoulos played with Iraklis. Papadopoulos and Lefteris Kakiousis were the key players of the team in those days. He was a Greek Cup finalist in 1994. Papadopoulos is the 2nd leading scorer, the 1st rebounder, the 1st in 3 point field goals made, and the 3rd player in number of games played, in the history of Iraklis' club.[1]

He also played with AEK Athens.

National team careerEdit

Papadopoulos was also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team that won the silver medal at the EuroBasket 1989. He was also a member of the Greek national team that finished in 6th place at the 1990 FIBA World Championship.

Personal lifeEdit

After, his retirement from playing professional basketball, Papadopoulos became an Anesthesiologist.


  1. ^ "HOME" (in Greek). Archived from the original on 2007-12-07. Retrieved 2008-03-28.

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