Hermis Schimatariou: Continues with Vassilopoulos


THE Fotis Vassilopoulos will remain with Ermis Schimatariou in the new season. The 37-year-old guard was a major contributor to the team’s run last season in the Elite League, averaging 10.3 points and 8.9 assists.

The announcement:

Ermis Schimatariou officially announces the renewal of his partnership with Fotis Vassilopoulos for the new season of the Elite League. After the renewals of Panagiotis Tzavellas, Zac Bryant, Lefteris Mitsibona, as well as the addition of Dimitris Geromihalos, our team still maintains an important gear ahead of the new demanding season.

Fotis Vassilopoulos was one of the important players who changed… rota in our team in the middle of the last season. His leadership, combined with moments of… magic that he gave on the Elite League floors, contributed the most to our team’s amazing run and its entry into the league playoffs.

Vassilopoulos’ Who is Who

Fotis Vassilopoulos started his first professional steps in basketball from Panionios. He followed one season in Chalkida (2004-05), to return for two years to the “blue and red”. Historical teams followed, most notably AEK, in which he played in two phases. In the interim he had played in Pagrati and Dafni. In August 2014, he wore the jersey of Paneleusiniakou, with whom he competed in the Basket League. In the 2015-16 season he competed in A2 for National Piraeus. Then followed the course with Faros Keratsiniou, also playing in the final of the Greek Cup. Afterwards, he wore the jersey of Ionikos Nikias, with whom he celebrated consecutive promotions from the Second National League to the Basket League. The man of the rise also played for Charilaos Trikoupis, whom he also led to the Basket League. Last season he started at Charilaos Trikoupis, upon the team’s return to A2, to continue at Ethnikos Piraeus, with whom he ended his collaboration a few weeks ago.

In his statements, Fotis Vasilopoulos emphasized: “I am very happy to remain in the family of Ermis Schimatarios. After the maiden season in the Elite League and entering the playoffs, we are ready to take the next step. We want you all by our side in the new season. Together we can achieve a lot».

Source: Sport Fm

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