Dimitrios Katsivelis
Katsivelis with AEK Athens in November 2015.
No. 19 – Peristeri
PositionPoint guard
LeagueGreek Basket League
FIBA Europe Cup
Personal information
Born (1991-10-01) October 1, 1991 (age 29)
Thessaloniki, Greece
NationalityGreek
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2015Olympiacos
2015–2016AEK Athens
2016–2017Astana
2017–2018PAOK Thessaloniki
2018–2020Promitheas Patras
2020–2021AEK Athens
2021–presentPeristeri
Career highlights and awards

Dimitrios Katsivelis (alternate spelling: Dimitris) (Greek: Δημήτρης Κατσίβελης; born October 1, 1991) is a Greek professional basketball player for Peristeri of the Greek Basket League. He is a 1.98 m (6 ft 6") tall,[1][2] 96 kg (212 lb.)[3] point guard.

Professional career

Katsivelis started his career playing at the semi-professional level (the 3rd-tier level of Greek basketball) with Mantoulidis in the Greek B League.

He began his professional career when he signed with the Greek League club Olympiacos Piraeus in 2010.[4] With Olympiacos, he won the EuroLeague and Greek League championships, in 2012. With Olympiacos, he also won the 2012–13 season championship of the EuroLeague, and the Greek League championship in 2015.

On August 5, 2015, he signed with AEK Athens.[5][6] He moved to the Kazakh club Astana, of the VTB United League, for the 2016–17 season.

On July 1, 2018, Katsivelis was announced by Promitheas Patras, where he subsequently spent two seasons.[7] He averaged 3.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in the shortened 2019-2020 campaign.

On August 8, 2020, he agreed to return to AEK.[8] On July 24, 2021, Katsivelis officially moved to Peristeri.

National team career

Greek junior national team

With Greece's junior national teams, Katsivelis won the gold medal at the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the silver medal at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, and the silver medal at the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

Greek senior national team

Katsivelis became a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team in 2017.[9] He played at the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualification.[10]

Awards and accomplishments

Pro career

Greek junior national team

References

  1. ^ "Grecia / Baloncesto / Dimitrios Katsivelis Altura / 1.98m" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2016-12-10. Retrieved 2016-12-10.
  2. ^ "Dimitrios Katsivelis Grecia Rio 2016 Altura / 1.98m" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2016-12-10. Retrieved 2016-12-10.
  3. ^ Dimitrius Kacivelis Weight: 96 кг.
  4. ^ Euroleague.net OLYMPIACOS lands young Katsivelis.
  5. ^ AEK adds two-time Euroleague champ Katsivelis.
  6. ^ AEK Athens announces Dimitris Katsivelis.
  7. ^ Dimitris Katsivelis signs at Promitheas.
  8. ^ "Dimitris Katsivelis returns to AEK Athens". Sportando. August 8, 2020. Retrieved August 8, 2020.
  9. ^ Η "πρώτη" της Εθνικής σε φωτογραφίες (in Greek).
  10. ^ Greece announce preliminary player list for games against Great Britain and Israel.