Vassilis Spanoulis

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Vassilis "Billy" Spanoulis (Greek: Βασίλης Σπανούλης; born 7 August 1982) is a Greek former professional basketball player who spent the majority of his career playing for Greek Basket League and EuroLeague club Olympiacos. A 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) tall combo guard, he is nicknamed Kill Bill, V-Span, and MVP ("Most Vassilis Player"). Spanoulis was named the Balkan Athlete of the Year in 2009, the All-Europe Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013, the Vatican's World Athlete of the Year (Giuseppe Sciacca Award) in 2013 and the EuroLeague MVP the same year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vassilis Spanoulis has received more than 689,049 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Vassilis Spanoulis is the 310th most popular basketball player (down from 240th in 2019), the 744th most popular biography from Greece (down from 640th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Greek Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Vassilis Spanoulis ranks 310 out of 1,264Before him are Kšyštof Lavrinovič, Fabricio Oberto, Tom Thibodeau, Tex Gibbons, Dejan Tomašević, and Mehmet Okur. After him are Jaka Lakovič, Mark Price, Alvin Robertson, Luc Longley, John Salley, and Jorge Garbajosa.

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Among people born in 1982, Vassilis Spanoulis ranks 238Before him are Gabriel Luna, Gillian Jacobs, Yoshito Ōkubo, Charlene Choi, Yelena Slesarenko, and Houssine Kharja. After him are Rudy Youngblood, Aarón Díaz, St. Vincent, Medina, Shin Dong-hyuk, and Colin Donnell.

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Among people born in Greece, Vassilis Spanoulis ranks 744 out of 855Before him are Robert Kagan (1958), Panagiotis Fasoulas (1963), Yannis Stournaras (1956), Vassilios Tsiartas (1972), Kyriakos Papadopoulos (1992), and Konstantinos Kenteris (1973). After him are Sotirios Kyrgiakos (1979), Giorgos Alkaios (1971), Voula Patoulidou (1965), Panos Kammenos (1965), Stefanos Tsitsipas (1998), and Kyros Vassaras (1966).


Among basketball players born in Greece, Vassilis Spanoulis ranks 6Before him are Panagiotis Giannakis (1959), Giannis Antetokounmpo (1994), Theodoros Papaloukas (1977), Dimitris Diamantidis (1980), and Panagiotis Fasoulas (1963). After him are Nikos Zisis (1983), Ioannis Bourousis (1983), Antonis Fotsis (1981), Thanasis Antetokounmpo (1992), Georgios Printezis (1985), and Kostas Sloukas (1990).