ARIS B.S.A announces the obtaining of Antonis Asimakopoulos, who has signed a contract of a one-year duration. The player returns in ARIS after 6 years, as he had worn the Emperor’s "shirt" during 2004-2006.
After his contract signing, the skilful forward made the following statement in the official site of the team:
"I return to ARIS after 6 years and that is great because I am back in a team which I know from my previous presence in it. I am very happy and willing to help ARIS so that it returns in the position it deserves to be in the Greek Championship and much more" and as for the reasons that motivated him to answer positive" in ARIS’ proposal, he mentioned:
"Firstly, I talked with Mr.Arvanitis and I can't hide that this was the major reason that I returned in ARIS. The coach explained that he believes in me as I know him from our cooperation in Rhodes. The trust they showed to me was the main reason that I said "yes".
WHO IS WHO OF THE PLAYER
Previous team: Kolossos Rhodes B.C.
2000-'01, 2001-'02 Near East, 2002-'03 Panellinios, 2003-'04 Ionikos, 2004-'5, 2005-'06 ARIS, 2006-'07 Olimpiada Patra B.C., 2007-'08, 2008-'09, 2009-'10, 2010-2011, 2011-'12 Kolossos Rhodes B.C.
The achievements of the player
Finalist of the Greek Cup 2005
Finalist of the ULEB Cup 2006
Semi finals of Greek Chamionship 2006, 2012