11 Facts About Georgios Printezis


Georgios Printezis is a Greek former professional basketball player, who spent the majority of his pro club career with Olympiacos Piraeus of the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague.


Georgios Printezis's game-winning shot against the Russian club CSKA Moscow, at the end of the 2012 EuroLeague Final, off an assist from Vassilis Spanoulis, is one of the all-time highlights in the history of the EuroLeague.


On July 12,2012, Georgios Printezis signed a new three-year contract with Olympiacos.


On June 14,2017, Georgios Printezis signed a three-year contract extension with Olympiacos.


Georgios Printezis signed a one-year extension with the team on June 16,2020.


On July 15,2021, Olympiacos announced that Georgios Printezis had agreed to another one-year contract extension with the club.


Georgios Printezis was selected by the San Antonio Spurs, in the second round, with the 58th selection overall of the 2007 NBA draft.


The draft rights to Georgios Printezis were then acquired by the Toronto Raptors, in exchange for their second round draft pick in the 2008 NBA draft.


On December 10,2011, the draft rights to Georgios Printezis were traded to the New York Knicks, along with Tyson Chandler, and the draft rights to Ahmad Nivins, in a three-way trade.


On February 21,2013, the draft rights to Georgios Printezis were subsequently traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, in a deal that sent Eric Maynor to the Portland Trail Blazers.


Georgios Printezis was selected to the senior Greek national team that played at the 2008 Summer Olympics.