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Michalis Kyritsis

Michalis Kyritsis

Greek basketball player and basketball coach
Michalis Kyritsis
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Intro Greek basketball player and basketball coach
Is Athlete Basketball player Sports coach Basketball coach
From Greece
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 2 September 1945, Ampelokipoi, Greece
Age 75 years
Star sign Virgo
Children: Alexis Kyritsis
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Michalis Kyritsis (alternate spellings: Mihalis, Kiritsis) (Greek: Μιχάλης Κυρίτσης, 2 September 1945) is a Greek former professional basketball player and coach. During his playing career, at a height of 1.80 m (5'11") tall, he played at the point guard position.

Playing career

Kyritsis began playing youth club basketball with the youth teams of Panathinaikos, in 1958. He began his pro career with the men's senior team, Panathinaikos, in 1963. With Panathinaikos, he won 5 Greek League championships, in the years 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, and 1973.

Coaching career

After he ended his basketball playing career, Kyritsis began working as a basketball coach. He was the head coach of the following Greek basketball clubs: Panathinaikos, Panellinios, Panionios, Olympiacos, Aris, AEK Athens, Gymnastikos S. Larissas, Papagou, and Kolossos. With Panathinaikos, he won the Greek League championship in 1984, and the Greek Cup, in 1986. With Aris, he won the Greek League championship in 1991.

Administrative career

Kyritsis was the General Director of the Greek Basket League, from 2003 to 2004. He was also the general manager of PAOK.

Personal life

Krytsis' son, Alexis, is a professional basketball player. Both Michalis and his son played with Panathinaikos.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 25 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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