Nikos Hatzis

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Nikos Hatzis alternatively Chatzis (Greek Νίκος Χατζής); born June 3, 1976 in Kalamata, Greece) is a Greek professional basketball player. He is 1.96 m in height and he plays at the shooting guard position. He currently plays for Ilisiakos.

Pro career

Hatzis started his basketball career with the Greek club Poseidon Kalamatas and he turned professional in the year 1995 when he transferred to the Greek League club A.E.K.. Hatzis stayed with A.E.K. for 10 consecutive years and in the process he became the team's all-time number one ranked player in Greek League competitions in the following categories: points scored, games played, assists, and free throws made.

In the summer of 2005, A.E.K. decided to release Hatzis, and thus he continued his career with Olympiakos. He played the next year for Panionios and he returned to A.E.K. in August 2007, after that club changed chairman.

In 2009, Hatzis joined Ilisiakos.

Greek national team

With the junior Greek national team, Hatzis won the gold medal at both the 1993 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and also at the 1995 FIBA Under-19 World Championship. He also tallied a total of 69 caps and 336 points with the Greek senior men's national team.

Pro teams

Honors and accomplishments

Pro career

Greek national teams

  • Won the gold medal at the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship (1993)
  • Won the gold medal at the FIBA Under-19 World Championship (1995)

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