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Georgios Diamantakos

Georgios Diamantakos
Γιώργος Διαμαντάκος
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Georgios Diamantakos in 2011.
Ifaistos Limnou
LeagueGreek Basket League
Personal information
Born (1995-01-14) January 14, 1995 (age 24)
Magoula, Sparti, Greece
Listed height7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Listed weight275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2015Nea Kifissia
2015–2016Spartak Pleven
2016GKK Šibenik
2016–2017Apollon Patras
2017–presentIfaistos Limnou
Career highlights and awards

Georgios Diamantakos (alternate spellings: Giorgos, George) (Greek: Γιώργος Διαμαντάκος; born January 14, 1995) is a Greek professional basketball player for Ifaistos Limnou of the Greek Basket League. He is a right-handed 7 ft. 1 in. (2.16 m)[1] tall center.

Professional career

Diamantakos began his pro career in Greece in 2012, when he played in the Greek League with Panathinaikos, in a game against Peristeri.[2]

In July 2015, he signed with the Turkish club Darüşşafaka, of the Turkish Super League, and was subsequently loaned by them to the Greek club Nea Kifissia.[3] Later, he played in a game with the Bulgarian club, Spartak Pleven, in November 2015. He was then loaned to the Croatian club GKK Šibenik, of the Croatian A-1 League.[4]

In July 2016, he signed with Apollon Patras in Greece.[5]

On August 10, 2017, he joined G.S. Faros Larissas of the Greek Basket League.[6] In summer 2018, Diamantakos followed the team's relocation to the island of Lemnos, under the name Ifaistos Limnou. On July 22, 2019, he renewed his contract with Ifaistos through 2021.

Greek national team

Diamantakos has been a member of the junior national teams of Greece. With Greece's junior national teams, he played at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.[7]

Awards and honors

Club career


External links

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