Schortsanitis announces retirement

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In interview to Israel National TV, Greek Basketball superstar, Sofoklis Schortsanitis announces his retirement from active Basketball playing.

In interview “Big Sofo” stated: “With the situation right now around the world and with COVID and how things are going and the leagues struggling right now, I decided to step down. I decided to retire,” Schortsanitis said in an interview with Israeli television on Thursday. “I will have more time to spend with my family and that will give my wife also the opportunity to pursue her career.”



In his career, Schortsanitis played for many teams. He started with Iraklis of Greece, played more for Cantu, Aris, Olympiacos, Maccabi and Panathinaikos.

He holds the all-time EuroLeague career record for per-minute fouls drawn, with 10.2 prorated over 40 minutes, which added up over his 197-game EuroLeague career.