Haris Papageorgiou

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Charis Papageorgiou (Greek: Χάρης Παπαγεωργίου), born March 26 1953 in Thessaloniki, Greece is a Greek retired professional basketball player. At a height of 1.95m , he played at the small forward position. After playing with the youth clubs of Anagennisi from 1965 to 1971, Papageorgiou began his senior club career with the Greek League club Aris in 1971. In 1983, he moved to Faiakes Corfu. He then returned to Aris in 1985, before joining Ilysiakos in 1987. He was agreat scorer and waw the Greek League Top Scorer two times (1976, 1979) He also was a 4 time Greek League Champion (1979, 1983, 1986, 1987) and the Greek Cup Winner in 1987. Haris Papageorgiou was a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. With Greece's senior national team, he had a total of 82 caps, and scored a total of 886 points, for a scoring average of 10.8 points per game. He played at the EuroBasket 1973, the EuroBasket 1979, and the EuroBasket 1981.