#6 NIKOLAOS ZISIS

The point guard is 1.97 meters tall and started his basketball career at AEK Athens in 1996. The 35 year old came to Bamberg in 2015 and has contract until 2019. The “lord of the rings” brings a lot of international top level experience to the team and is also the captain of the team.

Position Guard
Birthday 16.08.1983
Height 1,97 m
Weight 98 kg
Nationality GRE
On the team since 2015
Contract until 2019
Previous team Fenerbahce Istanbul

Basketball for me is

„...a very important part of my life!”

Stations

1999 - 2005 AEK Athen

2005 - 2007 Benetton Basket Treviso

2007 - 2009 CSKA Moskau

2009 - 2012 Mens Sana Basket Siena

2012 - 2013 Bizkaia Bilbao Basket

2013 - 12/2014 Unics Kazan

12/2014 - 2015 Fenerbahce Istanbul

Since 2015 Brose Bamberg

Achievements

1999 Silver medal at U-16 European Championship

2000 Bronze medal at U-18 European Championship, Gold medal at U-20 European Championship

2002 Greek Champion, AEK Athen

2005 Gold medal at European Championship

2006 Italian Champion, Italian Supercup Winner, Benetton Basket Treviso

Silver medal at World Championship

2008 Euroleaguechampion, Russian Champion, CSKA Moskau

2009 Russian Champion, CSKA Moskau,

Italian Supercup Winner, Mens Sana Basket Siena

Bronze medal at European Championship

2010 Italian Supercup Winner, Italian Champion, Mens Sana Basket Siena

2011 Italian Supercup Winner, Italian Champion, Mens Sana Basket Siena

2012 Italian Champion, Mens Sana Basket Siena

2014 Russian Cup Winner, Unics Kazan

2016 German Champion, Brose Bamberg

2017 German Cup Winner, Brose Bamberg

2017 German Champion, Brose Bamberg

 

 

 

Under what circumstances did you start playing Basketball?

I started to play when i was 7 after watching the greek national team winning the european championship.

Your biggest personal success so far?

Winning eurobasket 2005 with greek national team.

Do you have a life motto / favourite quote?

In the end everyone will gain what he deserves.

Which characteristics do you like most in a team mate?

Professional, helpful, team spirit.

Three to five adjectives to describe yourself?

Disciplined, honest, patient

Do you have a bucket list? If yes what are the most important goals on it?

I want to stay healthy and enjoy my life with family and friends.

Your favorite place for vacation and why?

Crete, great hotel and food.

Which event in history would you have liked to take part in?

Final of European Championship 1987 when Greece won.

Which compliment do you like to hear best?

"You did your best".

What do you like to do to relax?

Spend time with my kids.

If you had to go to a lonely island for some weeks with only one suitcase, which things would you pack ?

Sporting clothes, toothbrush, food.

Are you a fan of something?

Almost every sport

Favourite food?

Pasta

Which famous / important person would you like to meet?

Michael Jordan

Family status?

Married, 3 kids

Ø Nikos' Stats

PTS 7.12
REB 2.24
ASS 3.91
STL 0,30
EFF 10,70