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Georgios Kalaitzis (also spelled Giorgos; Greek: Γιώργος Καλαϊτζής; born August 29, 1976) is a retired Greek professional basketball player and coach.

Georgios Kalaitzis
Γιώργος Καλαϊτζής
Panathinaikos
PositionAcademies coach
Personal information
Born (1976-08-29) August 29, 1976 (age 42)
Thessaloniki, Greece
NationalityGreek
Listed height6 ft 4.75 in (1.95 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1998 / Undrafted
Playing career1994–2014
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Coaching career2016–present
Career history
As player:
1994–1996Panionios
1997Olimpia Milano
1997–2006Panathinaikos
2006–2008Aris
2008–2011Panellinios
2011–2013Kolossos
2013–2014Doukas
As coach:
2016–presentPanathinaikos (Academies)
Career highlights and awards

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Professional careerEdit

In his pro career, Kalaitzis played with: the Greek Basket League club Panionios, the Italian LBA club Olimpia Milano, and the Greek clubs Panathinaikos, Aris, Panellinios, Kolossos, and he ended his playing career with Doukas of the Greek 3rd Division.[1]

National team careerEdit

Kalaitzis won the gold medal at the 1995 FIBA Under-19 World Cup with the Greek junior national team. As a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team, he played at the EuroBasket 1997, the 1998 FIBA World Championship, the EuroBasket 1999, and the EuroBasket 2001.

Coaching careerEdit

Kalaitzis became a head coach in the youth academies of Panathinaikos in 2016.

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Pro careerEdit

Greek national teamEdit

ReferencesEdit

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