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Very good performance for the Deree Basketball Academy (U15) at the ““Promitheas Park Tournaments”!

The Deree Basketball Academy U15 team participated with 17 athletes, at the “Promitheas Park Tournaments” held April 26-29 in Patras, where they had the opportunity to compete against the best Greek basketball academies!

Our athletes played five games of high difficulty, and gained valuable experience for their upcoming competitions.

You may see all the results in the following link:

Congratulations to all athletes for their effort and excellent behavior, and special thanks to Mr. George Karagoutis for the excellent organization of the event!



The Deree Basketball Academy participated in the “Next Generation Experience” tournament organized by Promitheas Patras BC!

On March 25-27, the Deree Basketball Academy (Mini, U15 and U18) travel to Patras and participated in the Euroleague “Next Generation” International tournament, where our athletes had the opportunity to participate in very interesting friendly basketball games.

The Mini team played against Promitheas Patras BC and the Anoixis Academy, the U15 team lost by one point by the AEK (U16) team and won their second game against Nikopolis, while the U18 team won both games played against Agia Patras and Kronos Gerakas.

In the context of the tournament, the Deree Basketball Academy also participated in 3-on-3 competitions, and won the 1st place in boys born in 2006 and 2007!

Our athletes, and coaches Panagiotis Makridimas, Spyros Stavrou and Artem Pervyi enjoyed a wonderful three-day sports event, full of energy and joy!

Special thanks to the organizers Promitheas Patras BC for the opportunity offered to our young athletes to participate and enjoy such an amazing athletic experience after a long time, due to the restrictions imposed by the pandemic!

Deree Basketball Academy played friendly games against “Norges Toppidrettsgymnas” from Norway!

On Saturday, February 5, the U16 and U18 teams of the Deree Basketball Academy played friendly games against the “Norges Toppidrettsgymnas” («NTG»), from Norway who visited Athens last week.

Both games played at the Deree Gym with a score of 63-66 (U16) and 58-71 (U18) for the Norwegian team, while the other scheduled games of DBA took place at the renovated Pierce Gym.

Congratulations to both teams!

No spectators at the games of the Deree Basketball Academy and Deree Volleyball Academy.

No spectators at the games of the Deree Basketball Academy and Deree Volleyball Academy.

Due to the limited capacity of the athletic facilities announced under the special restrictive measures in order to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the games of the following groups of the Deree Basketball Academy and the Deree Volleyball Academy scheduled at the Pierce Gym, will be played with NO SPECTATORS. 

Deree Basketball Academy:

  • U15 – (Paidon-C’)
  • U15 – (Pampaidon-A’)
  • U14 – (Pampaidon B’)
  • Mini
  • Pro-mini

Deree Volleyball Academy

  • Neanides
  • Korasides 1
  • Korasides 3

An update will follow, when there will be a change in the maximum capacities permitted.

Thank you for your understanding and support in the effort to return to normal operation the soonest!


Final and 2nd place for our team in the Jr.NBA Greece League!

Our 2007 team – playing as Utah jazz – reached the final of the Jr. NBA Greece Basketball League, after winning the “East” conference with 7 wins in a row!

The Final-4 of the tournament organized at the Deree Gym / A. Christopher court on December 18-19, 2021.


Saturday, December 18

East Conference Final: Cleveland Cavaliers / Panionios – Chicago Bulls / Olympiada Papagou = 80-53

West Conference Final: Utah Jazz / Deree – Golden State Warriors / Ikaros Kallitheas = 67-57

Sunday, December 19

3rd place game: Chicago Bulls / Olympiada Papagou – Golden State Warriors / Ikaros Kallitheas = 59-72

Final: Utah Jazz / Deree – Cleveland Cavaliers / Panionios = 54-62

Congratulations to all for their effort and the great games played!


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!


New floor at both courts of the Pierce Gym!

During the holiday season and from December 27th to January 12th, renovation works will be carried out at the Pierce Gym, including the installation of a new floor at both courts!

This completes the 3rd phase of the renovation of Pierce Gym – after the construction of new offices, new locker rooms and a fitness room – delivering a fully upgraded facility!

The new courts will have a modern design and high quality standards that our young athletes, members, and Pierce students will enjoy from January!

The trainings of the Deree Basketball Academy and the Deree Volleyball Academy will take place for this period at the Deree Gym / A. Christopher court, and according to the schedule sent.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


The Deree Basketball Academy at the Jr. NBA Final-4!

The Deree Basketball Academy U15 team – participating as “Utah Jazz” – reached the Jr.NBA Final-4 and in the semi-final is facing the “Golden State Warriors”(Ikaros Kallitheas).

The Final-4 of the tournament in which 30 teams participated, will be played at the Deree Gym/A.Christopher court with the following schedule:


Saturday, December 18

10:30 East Final: Cleveland Cavaliers-Chicago Bulls (Panionios-Olympias Papagou)

12:15 West Final Utah Jazz-Golden State Warriors (Deree-Ikaros Kallitheas)


Sunday, December 19

10:15 3rd place game

12:00 Final

13:30 Awards Ceremony


Good luck to Deree and to all teams!


You may find more information about the Jr.NBA Final-4 games at:


Deree Basketball Academy in the Jr. NBA Final-4!

On Saturday, November 20, our U15 team (“Utah Jazz”) won 56-38 Proteas Voulas (“Los Angeles Clippers”), and advanced to the Jr.NBA Final-4!

In the tournament participated 30 teams, and the Final-4 will take place December 18-19 with our team playing against Ikaros Kalitheas (“Golden State Warriors”), and Olympiada Papagou (“Chicago Bulls”) facing Panionios (“Cleveland Cavaliers”).

You may find more information about the Jr.NBA at:


The Deree Basketball Academy advances to the Jr.NBA Final-8!

On Saturday, November 6, our U15 team in the context of the Jr.NBA tournament, played as “Utah Jazz” against the “Sacramento Kings” (Drapetsona). Our team won the game 78-60 and advanced to the Final-8, where we will face the “Los Angeles Clippers” (Proteas Voulas).

The game will be played on Saturday, November 13 at the Deree Gym / A. Christopher court, and the winner wins a ticket to the Final-4!

For more information regarding the Jr.NBA tournament you may visit:

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