G.S. Iraklis B.C.

Gymnastikos Syllogos Iraklis Basketball Club (Greek: Γυμναστικός Σύλλογος Ηρακλής Κ.Α.Ε., Greek pronunciation: [iɾa'klis]) is a Greek professional basketball team that is located in Thessaloniki. It serves as the senior men's basketball section of the multi-sport club of G.S. Iraklis. Iraklis currently plays in the second-tier level Greek A2 Basket League.

Iraklis
NicknameThe Elder
LeaguesGreek A2 Basket League
Greek Cup
Founded1921; 101 years ago (1921)
HistoryG.S. Iraklis B.C.
(1921 – Present)
ArenaIvanofeio Sports Arena
Capacity2,500[1]
LocationThessaloniki, Greece
Team colorsWhite and Blue
   
Head coachGiannis Dayios
OwnershipTheodoros Rizoulis
2021–22 position13th
Championships2 Greek Championships
2 Greek Second Divisions
Websiteiraklis-bc.gr

The team's colors are blue and white. Iraklis won the Greek National Championship in 1928 and 1935, and has also reached the Greek Cup final three times. Some of the greatest players in Greek, European and worldwide basketball have played for Iraklis over the years including: Lefteris Kakiousis, Jure Zdovc, James Donaldson, Walter Berry, Xavier McDaniel, Roy Tarpley, Nikos Chatzivrettas, Vasily Karasev, Lazaros Papadopoulos, Dimitris Diamantidis and Sofoklis Schortsanitis.


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