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Argiris Papapetrou

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Argiris Papapetrou
Αργύρης Παπαπέτρου
Personal information
Born (1965-02-21) February 21, 1965 (age 56)
Aiginio, Greece
NationalityGreek
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Career information
Playing career1983–1997
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
1983–1985Pierikos
1985–1994Panathinaikos
1994–1996Apollon Patras
1996–1997Irakleio

Argiris Papapetrou (alternate spellings: Argirios, Argyris, Argyrios) (Greek: Αργύρης Παπαπέτρου; born February 21, 1965) is a retired Greek professional basketball player. At 6'9" (2.06 m) in height, he played at the power forward and center positions.

Professional career

Papapetrou started his playing career with Pierikos. In 1985, he moved to Panathinaikos, and with them, he won the Greek Cup title in 1986 and 1993. In 1994, he moved to Apollon Patras, and in 1996, he joined Irakleio.

National team career

Papapetrou was also a member of the senior men's Greek national team that finished in 4th place at the 1994 FIBA World Championship.

Personal life

Papapetrou's sons, Ioannis Papapetrou and Georgios Papapetrou, are also professional basketball players.

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