Hall of Fame
It is our intention to present in this section the individuals and the teams that have
contributed to the history of the greatest sports club the world has ever seen. And
history for us is not a simple count of championships and cups - it means something more.
This is our THANK YOU and our promise never to forget.
- The first basketball team:Established by
Ko stas Dhmopoulos (the one with the ball) who also played for the football team. Next to
Dhmopoulos Eumenhs Athanasiadhs is shown (also a field&track athelte of AEK).
- 1968 Basketball team: The team that won
the European Cup Winner's Cup on the 4th of April 1968 (the first Greek success). Shown
from the left:Giwrgos Trontzos, Stelios Vasileiadhs, Aias Larentzakhs, Xrhstos Zoupas and
Giwrgos Amerikanos (captain). As you can see that triumph was achieved with 100% Greek
players and without any foreign players, naturalised Greeks or even lost&found Greek
orphans from the Eastern bloc.The triumph begun on the 18th of January 1968 against Kas
Vitoria (Spain) and here is Trontzos and Larentzakis
trying to get the ball. The triumph endedon the 4th of April and here is Amerikanos and Zoupas celebrating.
- 2000 Basketball team: On
the 11th of April 2000, 32 years after the '68 success an AEK basketball team
was once again crowned as European Cup winners. The remarkable thing is the
winning team once again was composed mainly by Greek players. Read the report
of the game, the front-pages
of newspapers , photos from the match,
and players photographs and biographies.
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