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He is the league’s all-time leading scorer with a total of 12,849 points in 384 games and a remarkable average of 33.4 ppg. Galis was also a loyal servant of the Greek national team. monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d". In his junior year (1977-78) he averaged 17.3 ppg and as a senior he led the nation in scoring (Indiana State forward Larry Bird was second) at 27.5 ppg, with a career high 48 points against the University of Santa Clara. Your suplied Email address (xxxxx@fiba.basketball) does not seem to be correct. FIBA Men's National Team Competition System, FIBA Women's National Team Competition System.

Panathinaikos and Olympiakos had showed some interest in the newcomer, but it was Aris Thessaloniki who were the most active club. FIBA - International Basketball Federation Route Suisse 51295 Mies - SwitzerlandTel. Born on July Tuesday, 1957, in in New Jersey, U.S.A.. Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament - Africa, Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament - Americas, Universality Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Basketball Africa League Qualifying Tournaments, Central American (COCABA) Women’s Championship, European Championship For Small Countries, Women's European Championship For Small Countries, Commissions, Working Groups and Task Forces, International Basketball Foundation (IBF), Deaf International Basketball Federation (DIBF), 8 times Champion of the Greek League: 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991, 7 times Champion of the Greek Cup: 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992 and 1993, Silver medalist in the 1989 European Championship in Zagreb, Nikos Galis is one of the biggest scoring-machines in basketball's history: averaged over 30 points a game during his 16-year career in Europe (both in the national and continental club competitions); top scorer of the 1986 World Championship and in four of the five European Championships in which he took part; 3rd top scorer in the NCAA's 1978-1979 season (27.5 points per game)…, MVP of the 1987 European Championship in Athens, First torchbearer during the Olympic flame's final route at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. His first game came during the 1980 pre-Olympic tournament and he would go on to play 168 times for his country. It was a decision which would literally change the future of Greek basketball. During that season he also recorded a remarkable double-double, hitting a perfect 13/13 field goals and dishing 19 assists against former side Aris. Nikos Galis is one of the biggest scoring-machines in basketball's history: averaged over 30 points a game during his 16-year career in Europe (both in the national and continental club competitions); top scorer of the 1986 World Championship and in four of the five European Championships in which he took part; 3rd top scorer in the NCAA's 1978-1979 season (27.5 points per game)… Since the birth of the European Championships in 1935 and the first European club competition in 1958, literally thousands of players have stepped up to play at the top level. Nick Galis, a 183 cm guard, was born in New Jersey (USA) on July 23rd 1957. Her horror at seeing her son come home every day with a new facial injury led to Galis taking up basketball and in 1970 began to play at Union Hill High School. The praise from the Soviet Union continued in the form of coach Alexander Gomelski, who called Galis the “player of the 21st century”. His career high output was 62 points which came against Nikeas-Aris in 1981. In 1990 he dished 23 assists in a European Cup game against Finish side Uusikaoupounk and in the 1992/93 season with Panathinaikos he was the Greek League’s best passer at 6.7 apg. Nikos or Nick Galis, greek basketball player, is Europe’s Greatest ever Scorer. He also torched Panellinios for 57 points in the 1987 final of the Greek Cup and his career high in European competition was 57 against Venice during the 1981 Korac Cup.

“I admire him. Galis came to Thessaloniki at the start of the 1979-1980 and it took the young guard all of one game to show his potential. No portion of FIBA.basketball may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form.By accessing FIBA.basketball pages, you agree to abide by FIBA.basketball terms and conditions. monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d" In some ways, Galis’ scoring feats overshadow the fact that he was also a great playmaker. Galis’ crowning glory came literally during the 1987 European Championship which was held in Greece. Newcomer Guram calls out Islam after a SD W He thought he lost. His prep career was successful enough to earn him a scholarship to the University of Seton Hall and he did not disappoint. Although he was not born on Greek soil, his Greek nationality was unquestionable. “I would assist him the ball and he would put it in the basket.”. “I feel that if Galis wants to make a basket, he will do it no matter who his opponent is,” said Lithuanian star Arvydas Sabonis.

Galis’ career is perhaps best summed up by the record books. Galis’ ability to put the ball in the basket compounded opposing players and coaches alike.