Panathinaikos OPAP Athens is a professional basketball club based in Athens, Greece. The club was founded in 1919 and has a long and successful history in Greek and European basketball.
Panathinaikos is one of the most successful basketball teams in Greece, having won 19 Greek League championships, 18 Greek Cups, and 1 Greek Super Cup. The team is also a regular participant in the EuroLeague Basketball competition, having won the title 6 times, most recently in 2011.
The team’s home arena is the Olympic Indoor Hall, which has a capacity of over 18,000 spectators. The team’s colors are green and white, and the team logo features a stylized version of the club’s name in green with a shamrock, the team’s symbol, in the background.
Panathinaikos has a strong roster of talented players, both from Greece and from around the world. The team is known for its strong defense and efficient scoring, with a focus on team play and ball movement. Some of the notable players who have played for Panathinaikos include Dimitris Diamantidis, Nick Calathes, and Mike Batiste.
In addition to basketball, Panathinaikos is also involved in other sports and activities, including football, volleyball, and track and field. Overall, Panathinaikos is a proud and respected basketball club with a rich history and a promising future in Greek and European basketball.