Nikolaos (Nikos) Chatzivrettas (alternate spelling: Hatzivrettas) (Greek: Νικόλαος (Νίκος) Χατζηβρέττας; born May 26, 1977) is a retired Greek professional basketball player. Chatzivrettas is 1.97 m (6 ft 5 3⁄4 in) tall. He played at the shooting guard and small forward positions.
Chatzivrettas with Panathinaikos.
|Born||May 26, 1977|
|Listed height||6 ft 5.75 in (1.97 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||1999 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Career highlights and awards|
Before signing with Aris, Chatzivrettas played with Aias Evosmou, Iraklis, CSKA Moscow, and Panathinaikos. He won the EuroLeague championship with Panathinaikos in 2007 and 2009. In July 2009, he joined "The Emperor" of Greek basketball, Aris Thessaloniki.
He left Aris at the end of 2011, after his contract ended, and eventually retired from playing basketball after that.
National team careerEdit
Chatzivrettas was a member of the senior men's Greek national team. With Greece, he played at the EuroBasket 2001, the EuroBasket 2003, and the 2004 Summer Olympic Games. He also won the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2005, and the silver medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. In addition to that, he also played at the EuroBasket 2007.
Awards and accomplishmentsEdit
- 3× Greek League All-Star: (2001, 2002, 2004)
- Greek League Top Scorer: (2002)
- Russian League Champion: (2003)
- 6× Greek League Champion: (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
- Greek League Finals MVP: (2004)
- 5× Greek Cup Winner: (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
- 2× EuroLeague Champion: (2007, 2009)
- 2× Triple Crown Champion: (2007, 2009)
Greek national teamEdit
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
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Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
|†||Denotes seasons in which Chatzivrettas' team won the EuroLeague|