Nick Galis

Unbelievable! New Jersey born Greek-American, former star of Seton Hall University, Nick Galis leads the Greek National Team to victory over powerful Yugoslavia and Russia in the 1987 Euro-Basket Championships, hosted in Athens that year. It is the beginning of a love affair with the game for the people of Greece and since that magical day you can't find a village without a court and the Greeks have become a European power themselves. Galis is the father of modern Greek basketball and continues to be a positive role model for the Greek youth.

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