Greece announces preliminary roster for Eurobasket, World Cup Qualifiers

2022-07-26T14:11:47+00:00 2022-07-27T15:20:09+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

26/Jul/22 14:11

Eurohoops.net

Four Antetokounmpo brothers and some EuroLeague stars make the roster of the Greek national team.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

The Greek national team will have 23 players available on the preliminary roster for the 2022 EuroBasket and 2023 World Cup Qualifiers, per the Greek Basketball Federation.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, a two-time NBA MVP and 2021 champion with the Milwaukee Bucks, is officially confirmed to make his return to the national team after the 2019 World Cup. His brothers Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Kostas Antetokounmpo and Alex Antetokounmpo are also named to the roster.

Other prominent names of the squad include Nick Calathes, Kostas Sloukas, Ioannis Papapetrou, Kostas Papanikolaou, George Papagiannis and newly acquired Dallas Mavericks guard Tyler Dorsey who will be debuting with the Greek national team in a major summer tournament after previously playing in the 2016 Olympic Qualifiers.

The full roster is as follows:

Nick Calathes

Kostas Papanikolaou

Kostas Sloukas

Giannis Antetokounmpo

George Papagiannis

Thanasis Antetokounmpo

Dimitris Agravanis

Leonidas Kaselakis

Lefteris Bochorides

Kostas Antetokounmpo

Michalis Lountzis

Tyler Dorsey

Panagiotis Kalaitzakis

Dimitris Moraitis

Nikos Chougkaz

Kostis Gontikas

Giannis Kouzeloglou

Alex Antetokounmpo

Lefteris Mantzoukas

Omiros Netzipoglou

George Tanoulis

Greece will begin training camp Monday (1/8) ahead of the games vs. Serbia (Belgrade, 25/8) and Belgium (Athens, 28/8) for the World Cup Qualifiers. The EuroBasket tips of on September 1st.