Panagiotis Giannakis

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Panagiotis Giannakis (Greek: Παναγιώτης Γιαννάκης, pronounced [panaˈʝotiz ʝaˈnacis]; born January 1, 1959), alternatively spelled Panayiotis Yiannakis or Yannakis, is a retired Greek professional basketball player and coach. As a player, he was primarily a point guard, but he could also play at the shooting guard position. During his playing career, Giannakis was also widely-known under his nickname of "O Drákos" (Ο Δράκος), or "The Dragon" in English.A true floor general, Giannakis began his club basketball playing career in Greece, with Ionikos Nikaias. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Panagiotis Giannakis has received more than 128,944 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Panagiotis Giannakis is the 182nd most popular basketball player (down from 130th in 2019), the 699th most popular biography from Greece (down from 604th in 2019) and the most popular Greek Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Panagiotis Giannakis ranks 182 out of 1,264Before him are Predrag Danilović, Kawhi Leonard, Chris Paul, Gail Goodrich, Mikheil Korkia, and Ivan Edeshko. After him are Ed Macauley, Rik Smits, Grant Hill, Juan Antonio San Epifanio, Christian Laettner, and Tim Hardaway.

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Among people born in 1959, Panagiotis Giannakis ranks 286Before him are Yves Rossy, Tracey Ullman, Luis Pérez-Sala, Tom Arnold, Zeca Pagodinho, and Mahammed Dionne. After him are Toshihiko Okimune, Stanislaw Tillich, Atsushi Uchiyama, Juan Antonio San Epifanio, Adriana Ozores, and Dainis Kūla.

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Among people born in Greece, Panagiotis Giannakis ranks 699 out of 855Before him are Evripidis Bakirtzis (1895), Dimitrios Valvis (1814), Konstantinos Georgakopoulos (1890), Yiannis Kouros (1956), Efstathios Chorafas (1871), and Dimitris Avramopoulos (1953). After him are Diomidis Kyriakos (1811), Ange Postecoglou (1965), Ilias Tsirimokos (1907), Nikos Machlas (1973), Angelos Basinas (1976), and Nikolaos Morakis (1900).


Among basketball players born in Greece, Panagiotis Giannakis ranks 1After him are Giannis Antetokounmpo (1994), Theodoros Papaloukas (1977), Dimitris Diamantidis (1980), Panagiotis Fasoulas (1963), Vassilis Spanoulis (1982), Nikos Zisis (1983), Ioannis Bourousis (1983), Antonis Fotsis (1981), Thanasis Antetokounmpo (1992), Georgios Printezis (1985), and Kostas Sloukas (1990).