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Old 06-16-2011, 03:10 PM   #26
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Default Re: Mark Cuban Said To Be Interested In Buying Euroleague Champions Panathinaikos Athens

Originally Posted by Disaprine

In the late seventies and early eighties several Greek coaches began to study their American counterparts like University of North Carolina's Dean Smith and Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, attending seminars in the USA and inviting the coaches to Greece. The Greek National Team toured the USA playing the Tarheels, and the Tarheels with Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins visited Athens to win a tournament there. But the key to Greece's success was ex-Seton Hall Greek-American guard Nikos Galis, an unstoppable scorer in college who continued his amazing play in the Greek basketball league. Galis, considered Greece's Michael Jordan, burned the UNC Tarheels for 50 points in an exhibition game in Chapel Hill.

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