PAO keep their captain Diamantidis

Panathinaikos BC have announced the extension of its captain Dimitris Diamantidis’ contract for the next three season. It was an expected move by the club to keep the fans’ favourite and one of the clubs all time icons.

Although to details were given regarding the financial part of the deal sources say Diamantidis will be receiving a generous 2 million euros per season. By summer 2013, when his contract expires, Diamantides will be a Panathinaikos player for nine whole years.

Diamantidis is currently wearing the fans favourite #13 jersey and has won six league titles, five cup titles and two Euroleague trophies while he has won the Euroleague defender of the year award four times in a row.

Good news don’t stop here for Green fans though as the club is very close to conclude a deal with international Greek star Vassilis Spanoulis very soon.