Baby Shaq Sofoklis Schortsanitis(born June 22, 1985 in Tiko, Cameroon, from a Greek father and a Cameroonian mother) is a Greek professional basketball player who currently plays for Olympiacos in Greece's A1 Ethniki league and also in the Euroleague. A 6'10" (2.08 m) , 345 lbs. (156 kg)  center, Schortsantis was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2nd round (34th overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft.Baby Shaq Sofoklis Schortsanitis has been playing at a professional level in the...Read Full Story
After seven years of speculation and anticipation, Sofoklis Schortsanitis will indeed make his Clippers’ debut in Las Vegas. From Clippers.com:
First round draft selections Al-Farouq Aminu and Eric Bledsoe as well as 2010 second round selection Willie Warren will join third year player DeAndre Jordan to form the nucleus of the Los Angeles Clippers’ entry in the 2010 NBA Summer League, who open summer league play against the Washington Wizards entry on July 12th in Las Vegas.
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Sources close to the situation confirm that Greek center Sofoklis Schortsanitis will be visiting with the Clippers in Los Angeles in what can best be characterized as a meet-and-greet.
The trip is primarily an opportunity to introduce Schortsanitis, whose NBA rights belong to the Clippers, to Los Angeles and the organization’s principals. Several contractual and financial issues to consider:
Schortsanitis is under contract with Olympiacos through the end of the month.
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Sofoklis Shcortsanitis is in Paris now but in the back of his mind the Clippers await..
The agent of Sofoklis Schortsanitis(2.06-C), Warren LeGarie gave an interview to goalday.gr where he basically says that this is probably the right time for the Greek big man to make the next step in his career and play in the NBA.
LeGarie said that the Clippers are quite satisfied with Schortsanitis' progress both physically and mentally and he says that it is possible for Schortsanitis to get a...Read Full Story
He said he will decide next week..
Sofoklis Schortsanitis(2.06-C) could become the newest addition of Maccabi Tel Aviv according to reports from Israel and Greece. Basketnet.gr spoke to the agent of Schortsanitis, Panagiotis Kapazoglou, who said that Sofo has offers from 3 major teams in Europe and that he will decide about his future in the next few days. He said the offers are not from Greek teams but he didn't want to give any more details. He is currently training with the rest of the...Read Full Story
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