Tribute to the champs 2008-09: Panathinaikos!

May 18, 2009 by Euroleague.net Print
Tribute to the champs 2008-09: Panathinaikos!
Panathinaikos 2008-09, Tribute to the champs!
The strongest dynasty in modern European basketball
was colored green again as Panathinaikos triumphed
in Berlin for its fifth trophy in 13 years, more than
any other team in the Final Four era!


Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Fragiskos Alvertis Fragiskos Alvertis
A legend in the sunset of an unprecedented career, Fragiskos Alvertis used his outstanding experience to play an inspirational role even without a uniform as chief motivator for the Greens in Berlin. MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Fragiskos Alvertis

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Dusan Sakota Dusan Sakota
Already a two-time Euroleague winner at age 23, versatile forward Dusan Sakota has a very bright future ahead of him after making patience a virtue of his work on a star-studded team of veterans. MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Dusan Sakota

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Dimitris Diamantidis Dimitris Diamantidis
In Berlin, Dimitris Diamantidis used his long arms to do more than lift another Euroleague trophy as the Panathinaikos captain. His ability to stifle opponents helped assure the Greens a second continental crown in three years! MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Dimitris Diamantidis

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Mike Batiste Mike Batiste
While he fills statistics columns and highlight reels like few other players, big man Mike Batiste’s contribution to Panathinaikos is best measured by what his takes the most pride in: his two Euroleague titles with the Greens! MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Mike Batiste

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Vassilis Spanoulis Vassilis Spanoulis
At the end of a season in which he proved again why he's one of the best guards in the business, Vassilis Spanoulis of Panathinaikos had a suitcase full of trophies to take home with him from Berlin!MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Vassilis Spanoulis

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Sarunas Jasikevicius Sarunas Jasikevicius
When all is said and done, Panathinaikos guard Sarunas Jasikevicius will go down as one of the ultimate winners in European basketball history. Few players know how to reach the top like Jasikevicius, an all-time great as a leader, too.MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Sarunas Jasikevicius

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Antonis Fotsis Antonis Fotsis
Nine years after he first won a Euroleague title with Panathinaikos, forward Antonis Fotsis was back on the winners' podium in Berlin, wearing green again, but with a much bigger role than the first time.MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Antonis Fotsis

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Dusan Kecman Dusan Kecman
Accepting a new role based on his own selflessness, veteran Dusan Kecman added experience and team-first attitude as important parts of the Panathinaikos puzzle on the way to ultimate victory in Berlin! MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Dusan Kecman

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Stratos Perperoglou Stratos Perperoglou
In the biggest games of his still-young Euroleague career, small forward Stratos Perperoglou played in Berlin with the savvy of a veteran to help nail down his first continental title and the fifth for Panathinaikos!MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Stratos Perperoglou

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Drew Nicholas Drew Nicholas
A former Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy winner, Nicholas joined the Greens knowing that he would sacrifice personal glory for a title shot, a sacrifice paid mighty dividends in Berlin as he helped drive the Greens to the top!MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Drew Nicholas

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Nikola Pekovic Nikola Pekovic
One of the most powerful young big men in basketball, Panathinaikos center Nikola Pekovic posted impressive scoring totals all season before bulling through Berlin on the way to his first Euroleague title.MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Nikola Pekovic

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Nikos Hatzivrettas Nikos Hatzivrettas
Although he didn't play, Nikos Hatzivrettas finished his fourth Final Four with his second Euroleague crown, a fitting addition to the personal collection of one of the team's most solid contributors over the entire decade. MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Nikos Hatzivrettas

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Kostas Tsartsaris Kostas Tsartsaris
A pillar of this decade's Panathinaikos dynasty, no player put his body on the line more than big man Kostas Tsartsaris to help earn the Greens a new Euroleague crown, his second with the club! MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Kostas Tsartsaris

Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Zeljko Obradovic Zeljko Obradovic
In Berlin, Zeljko Obradovic vaulted to his record seventh Euroleague crown, part of a large collection of trophies and medals that has let him, in less that two decades on the bench, set a world standard for coaching excellence! MORE
Tribute to Panathinaikos 2009: Zeljko Obradovic