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Dimitrios Diamantidis
Dimitrios DIAMANTIDIS (Greece)
DOB: 5/6/1980
Place of birth: Kastoria (Greece)
Height: 196cm/6'5"
Weight: 88kg/194lbs
Position: Guard
Main statistics
Points per game 7.3
Rebounds per game 3.5
Assists per game 2.3
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Career: GOK Kastoria (1994-1999), Iraklis (Greece-HEBA, 1999-2004), Panathinaikos (Greece-HEBA, 2004-08)

Dimitris Diamantidis was this season named the Euroleague’s best defensive player for the fourth year running. He has an incredible ability to block shots and also to come up with steals. Fresh off a Euroleague Final Four MVP award after firing Panathinaikos to the title, Diamantidis was voted Best Athlete for 2007 in Greece. On offence, his court vision allows him to make great passes. Since moving to Panathinaikos in 2004, he hasn’t lost a single trophy in Greece. He joined the junior National Team set-up in 2001 but his biggest moments have come with Greece’s senior team under coach Panagiotis Yannakis. After playing at the Athens Olympics in 2004, he excelled at EuroBasket 2005 and hit a game-winning three-pointer right near the end against France in the semi-final. They beat Germany in the final and Diamantidis earned all-tournament honours. He then played a key role as Greece won silver at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. At the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the tall guard continued to demonstrate he is one of Europe’s top players and was particularly good from long range, drilling nine of 15.


 
 
PARTICIPATION IN FIBA COMPETITION
 Competition   PPG   RPG   APG 
 FIBA World Championship 2010  10  3.5   3.8 
 Olympic Games: Tournament Men 2008  7.3  3.5   2.3 
 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008  11  4.3   3.8 
 EuroBasket 2007  8.9  5   2.1 
 Stankovic Continental Champions Cup 2006  4.7  2.7   3 
 FIBA World Championship 2006  8.4  3.9   2.9 
 EuroBasket 2005  5.4  5.1   5 
 Olympic Games: Tournament for Men 2004  4.5  3.8   2.5 
 European Championship for Men 2003  2.4  2.6   2.1 
 Saporta Cup 2002  7.1  5.2   2.8 
 FIBA SuproLeague 2001  2.2  1.8   1.2 
 Saporta Cup 2000  1.8  1.2   0.4 
 European Championship for Young Men 2000  3  3.4   1.3 
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