Vassilis Spanoulis biography

Vassilis Spanoulis

Shooting guard, Basketball Player

1982 –

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Who is Vassilis Spanoulis?

Vassilis Spanoulis is a Greek professional basketball player for Olympiacos Piraeus of the Greek Basket League and the Euroleague. A 6 ft 4 in tall combo guard, he is nicknamed Kill Bill, V-Span, and MVP. Spanoulis was named the Balkan Athlete of the Year in 2009, the All-Europe Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013, and the Euroleague MVP in 2013. He has earned five All-Euroleague Team selections.

Spanoulis first played for Gymnastikos S. Larissa, and enjoyed a highly successful career start, winning the Greek Basket League's Best Young Player award in 2002. His skill-set earned him a transfer to Athens and Maroussi. Following an impressive 2004–05 season, during which he helped to lead Maroussi to the Greek Basket League Finals, and the Eurocup quarterfinals, he moved to Panathinaikos, where he became one of European basketball's major stars.

In the 2005–06 Euroleague season, Spanoulis made his debut in impressive fashion, earning his first All-Euroleague Team selection as a rookie in the competition.

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Born
Aug 7, 1982
Larissa
Also known as
  • Kill Bill
  • V-Span
  • MVP ("Most Vassilis Player")
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Greece
Profession
Lived in
  • Thessaly
  • Larissa

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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