Konstantinos "Kostas" Charalampidis (alternate spellings: Constantinos, Costas, Haralampidis, Haralambidis, Haralabidis, Charalambides) (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Χαραλαμπίδης; born April 4, 1976) is a retired Greek professional basketball player and basketball coach. During his playing career, he was a 6 ft 2 1⁄2 in (1.89 m) tall point guard-shooting guard.
|League||Greek Basket League|
|Born||April 4, 1976|
|Listed height||6 ft 2.5 in (1.89 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|NBA draft||1998 / Undrafted|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|Career highlights and awards|
Charalampidis began his career playing with the Makedonikos Greece youth teams. He began his professional career with Makedonikos during the 1997–98 season, and he stayed there through the 2001–02 season. In 2002, he joined Olympia Larissa.
In 2004, he returned to Makedonikos. As a member of Makedonikos, he won the Greek Second Division championship twice, in the years 2000 and 2002. He was named the MVP of the Greek Second Division in 2002. He also played in the EuroCup Final with Makedonikos in 2005.
He officially announced his retirement from his basketball playing career in 2016, due to a serious knee injury. However, this was after he had not played in any games since November 2014.
Greek national teamEdit
After he retired from playing professional club basketball, Charalampidis began a career as a basketball coach. He became an assistant coach with the Greek club PAOK in 2016, working under the club's head coach, Soulis Markopoulos. In 2019, he became PAOK's head coach. In the summer of 2020, Charalampidis became an assistant coach at Panathinaikos under head coach Georgios Vovoras.