First Class Management (FCM Basketall) is one of the first agencies that represented professional basketball players in Europe. For many years now, we have offered our services to hundreds of players that have trusted us their careers and their faith was rewarded. We run two offices in Athens, Greece and work with partnering agencies or directly throughout the world, wherever basketball is played. Every year our results show our growth and work- efficiency. Multi-million contracts have been negotiated and signed through our mediation the last years, for players that we represent directly and exclusively.
started from 1988 and he has been the first agent to work in Greece. Having worked for many years as a journalist, with specialty in NBA, he was the first one to "introduce" the NBA in Greek TV in the late 80's. He has great contacts both in Europe and in the NBA and he has negotiated some of the biggest contracts in the history of European basketball. Kostas Papadakis is considered to be among the top agents in Europe and is well recognized and respected among players and clubs. Numerous high profile players (both from Europe and the NBA) have been in his clientele and some of the biggest contracts in Europe were negotiated by him. Stars like Dino Radja, Stojan Vrankovic, Dejan Bodiroga, Ken Barlow, Eddie Johnson, Sasa Volkov, Anthony Goldwire, PJ Brown, Bane Prelevic, Zarko Paspalj and Frangiskos Alvertis trusted our agency and wrote their part of history in the European basketball. Giannis Bourousis (Armani Milano - Olympiakos), Kostas Vasileiadis (Bilbao - Malaga - Olympiakos) are the recent multi-million contracts he negotiated. He also represents coaches, among them Euroleague level like Fotis Katsikaris (Bilbao) and Giannis Sfairopoulos (assistant in CSKA Moscow). Born in 1963 and speaks English and French.
graduated from the Department of Economics of the University of Athens. From an early age he got a coaching licence and between 1988-1996 worked as a basketball coach. For the last 15 years he has been the agent who represents the best prospects in Greece, starting from U-16 to the U-20 National Teams. In the last few years he has negotiated and signed some of the most lucrative, multi-million contracts in Europe like Theo Papaloukas (Olympiacos), Giorgos Printezis (Malaga), Panos Vasilopoulos (Olympiacos) and Dimitris Mavroeidis (Bilbao). He has been known to represent some of the top prospects in Europe, with Hungarian player Adam Hanga (signed with Manresa and drafted by San Antonio Spurs), top 1994 born prospect Giannis Adetokunbo (projected for 1st round pick in this summer NBA draft) , Eurocup's 2nd scorer (1990 born) Nikos Pappas and many others. Born in 1972, he speaks English, Italian, Spanish, French and German.
had great results in swimming when he was young, being a member of the Greek National Team, but in his professional life he quickly switched to basketball. Obtained a degree in Sports Science and since 1991 Alexis Politis has been working with Kostas Papadakis. He is not only involved in the players' representation field, but is also responsible for the sponsoring department of the company. Alexis Politis was born in 1973 and speaks English and Italian.
is the newest member of FCM. Graduated from the Visa Skola za Sportske Trenere (Higher School of Sports Trainers) in Belgrade, he became soon one of the most talented assistants in the Greek basketball, working in the Greek national team that won the silver medal in Japan's World Championship in 2006, as well as in big Greek clubs like Marousi, AEK and Trikala. Since 2010 Giorgos decided to become an agent and he is also in charge of the scouting department. He speaks English and Serbian.
Fotis Georgopoulos was born in 1973 and graduated from the University of Sports Science in Athens and continued his studies in USA, where he obtained a Master in Sports Marketing from the University of Louisville. During his stay in the States he attended several training camps of NBA teams (Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks) and NCAA universities (DePaul, Marquette). He has also been a coach for several years, even in the Greek A2. He speaks English and French.