Sloukas on bwinSPORT FM: I’m living a dream, well-deserved European champions – Thank you Giannakopoulos, proud of Ataman!


THE Panathinaikos is European champion for the 7th time in its history and the first in 13 years, with the “greens” winning the trophy after one grand appearance and victory over Real Madrid in the Berlin final!

Great protagonist in the triumph of the “clover”, o MVP of the Final Four, Kostas Sloukaswho made a big decision last summer, changing camp, after leaving Olympiakos for Panathinaikos AKTOR and finally vindicated!

The Greek guard was absolute protagonist in the final, being the top scorer and… unbeaten! The captain of the “cloverleaf” had 24 points with 2/2 2-pointers, 4/4 three-pointers and 8/9 shots, while he also had 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 7 earned fouls and collected 29 points in the rating system.

After the match and the award, Slukas spoke exclusively on News Bulletin 247 and Giorgos Petridisemphasizing that Panathinaikos is a well-deserved European champion, while he also had words for Giannakopoulos-Ataman.

Among other things he said:

It’s unbelievable, I’m living a dream. We went into the dressing room at half-time five points behind, but we believed it. We knew if we improved our defense we would close the gap. We are well-deserved European champions!

In the semi-final I did not step well, I had a very long inactivity of 10 days. But today I was fine and so was the whole team. We really deserve it!

I want to say a big thank you to Dimitris Giannakopoulos, who believed in me, making a big move in the summer. From the first moment there was trust between us. As for Ergin Ataman, I am very proud of him. There is mutual respect and appreciation. I believed in him, he believed in me and we got here».

After Slouka’s statements, moreover, Mr George Petridis he asked the leader of Panathinaikos and about him Dimitris Konto, who was next to them! “He is behind everything. In hard times and in good times. He deserves it 100-0, because he has suffered“, mentioned Slukas, among others, with Dimitris Kondo saying: “The world is proud again. I swear to you, from the moment we signed Sluka we thought he could take us to the Final 4, because… he knows how to take us».

Listen in detail to what Kostas Sloukas said to Giorgos Petridis, as well as Dimitris Kontos:

Source: Sport Fm

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