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Vangelis Alexandris

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League  Greek A2
1980–1985  PAOK
Height  1.85 m
1971–1980  Aris
Role  Basketball Coach

Listed height  6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Name  Vangelis Alexandris
Nationality  Greek
1985–1986  Iraklis Thessaloniki
Position  Head coach
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Born  February 2, 1951 (age 64) (1951-02-02)

Evangelos "Vangelis" Alexandris (alternate spelling: Vaggelis) (born February 2, 1951; Greek: Ευάγγελος "Βαγγέλης" Αλεξανδρής) is a Greek professional basketball coach and a retired professional basketball player. During his playing career, his nickname was "The Tiger".


Playing career

Alexandris played with Aris, PAOK, and Iraklis during his pro club career as a basketball player. With Aris, he won the Greek League championship in 1979. He was the Greek Cup Finals Top Scorer in 1982. With PAOK, he won the Greek Cup in 1984.

Greek national team

Alexandris played with the junior national teams of Greece. With Greece's junior national team, he won the silver medal at the 1970 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. He was also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. With Greece's senior national team, he played at EuroBasket 1983.

Club coaching career

Some of the teams that Alexandris has coached during his career include: PAOK, Aris, Olympia Larissa, Maroussi, AEK Athens, and Gymnastikos S. Larissas. His biggest successes as a head coach in his career are winning the Saporta Cup championship with Maroussi during the 2000–01 season, and winning the FIBA EuroCup (later known as the EuroCup Challenge) title during the 2002–03 season, while he coached Aris.

Alexandris became the head coach of Aris for the second time in 2011. He then became the head coach of Panionios in 2014. In October 2015, Alexandris signed a contract with Iraklis Thessaloniki of the Greek A2 (Greek 2nd Division).

National team coaching career

In May 2013, Alexandris was hired to coach the senior men's Jordanian national basketball team. He coached Jordan's team at the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.


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