Olympiacos Piraeus team captain Georgios Printezis entered Turkish Airlines EuroLeague history books on Friday night by becoming the all-time leader in two-point shots made. Printezis did it in style, too, working low post, spinning and banking a left-handed shot from close range with 9:19 to play in the second quarter of Round 28 game against Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade.
Georgios Printezis becomes the all-time leader in two-point shots made 🙌
— Turkish Airlines EuroLeague (@EuroLeague) March 5, 2021
With that make, Printezis passed the previous leader Ante Tomic, who had topped the charts with 1,137 two-pointers made. They are two of just four players in competition history to make 1,000 or more two-point shots. Printezis downed another basket before Olympiacos won the game 94-79 and now his history making two-point total is 1,139 shots made, and counting.
For Printezis, a two-time EuroLeague champ with Olympiacos in 2012 and 2013, this was his 334th EuroLeague game, which is the fifth-highest total in competition history. He entered this round ranked third all-time with 3,401 points scored, sixth all-time with 1,383 career rebounds, and eighth with 3,628 performance index rating points.