6’6″ shooting safeguard and little forward who was simply the 2004 Greek Youth All-Star Game MVP as well as the 2004 FIBA European countries U-20 Championship top scorer. He spent his early profession playing for PAOK from 2000 until 2006. He was instrumental in earning the bronze medal on the 2002 Boblingen FIBA European countries U18 Tournament, the bronze on the 2003 Thessaloniki FIBA U19 Globe Championship, as well as the sterling silver medal on the 2005 Mar del Plata FIBA U21 Globe Championship, all using the Greek nationwide team. He was created in Thessaloniki, Greece. He and Georgios Printezis performed together for the Greek nationwide team.