NEW YORK – The love that the Greek community showed to the Greek NBA players is unique. What happened with Kostas Koufos and Giorgos Papagiannis though, after the game of Nets against Kings will remain unforgettable…
The two players of Sacramento Kings were astonished by the atmosphere that was created in the Barclay Center Stadium by the Greek community.
“It was something unique. We were with them and signed autographs flyers and hats, they were taking photos, laughing, talking to everyone, and suddenly a guy from Kings squad came and told them ‘we are waiting for you to leave,'” said the founder of the Super League Athletic Academy Dimitris Priestouris who was the organizer of the Greek Evening for the two Greek players. “This was proof that they having fun with us. That’s our reward. They got absorbed with the atmosphere created and stayed longer with us. It was amazing. We really thank them very much,” Mr. Pristouris added, who admitted that he slightly prefers Kostas Koufos.
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