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Nikos Galis is the Greek basketball legend who played ridiculous minutes and dropped 50 on Michael Jordan

Galis almost singlehandedly started the modern era of Greek basketball excellence. Now he’s a Hall of Famer. Nikos Galis is one of 10 inductees in the 2017 Basketball Hall of Fame class, and I’ll admit I hadn’t heard of him before this honor. I’m glad I have heard of him now! And I’m waaaay deep in a rabbit hole. Join me. I recommend reading Galis’ basketball story, which is glorious, complex, and threaded with myth.
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