Calathes, Sloukas and Kostas Antetokounmpo headline the Greek national team final roster

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Aris Barkas

23/Jun/21 18:13

The Greek national team will travel to Canada for one of the four Olympic Qualifiers missing a lot of key players

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Coach Rick Pitino announced the final roster of the Greek national team which will compete in Canada for a spot in the Tokyo Olympics.

The 12 players which are included in the team are: (Guards) Nick Calathes, Kostas Sloukas, Dimitris Katsivelis, Giannoulis Larentzakis, (Forwards) Charis Giannopoulos, Nikos Rogkavopoulos, Leonidas Kaselakis, Linos Chrysikopoulos, Dinos Mitoglou, (centers) George Papagiannis, Kostas Antetokounmpo, Vassilis Kavvadas

The backcourt duo of Calathes and Sloukas is expected to lead the charge, while Kostas Antetokounmpo is the only NBA player included in the roster. His brothers, Thanasis and Giannis, are currently competing with the Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.

Greece is also missing due to injured key members Kostas Papanikolaou and Ioannis Papapatrou who are sharing duties in the small forward position, plus veteran leaders Giorgos Printezis and Vasilis Spanoulis, who intended to make his return to national team action.