John Korfas

Ioannis "John" Korfas (Greek Ιωάννης Κόρφας, born August 21, 1962 in Akron, United States ) is a retired Greek professional basketball player.


His professional career began when John Korfas Greek first division club PAOK Thessaloniki. With PAOK won Korfas next to a championship and the Cup, the 1991 Cup Winners' Cup and the 1994 Korac Cup. In 1993 he finished the Final Four tournament for the European Champions Cup in third place. In 1995, along with his teammates Korfas Evangelos Vourtzoumis to league rivals Panathinaikos Athens, where he alongside players such as Dominique Wilkins Panagiotis Giannakis or, at the second attempt conquered the 1996 European Champion Clubs' Cup. Korfas became one of the few players to have won all discharged at that time European competitions. With Panathinaikos, he also won a second time the league and cup double for the first time as well as the Intercontinental Cup. In 1998 Korfas Marousi Athens, where he ended his career after two seasons. Besides Fragiskos Alvertis and Angelos Koronios Korfas is one of only three players who can boast over 600 successful three-point throws in the Greek A1 Ethniki.


His debut at the Greek national was Korfas 1988 with a match against the Netherlands in Amsterdam, which Greece won with 93-66. In the national Korfas came on nine missions, scoring 68 points (7.6 average ). In addition to the silver medal at the European Championships in 1989, he also once part of the Acropolis tournament.


  • Greek champion: 1992, 1998
  • Greek Cup winner: 1995, 1996
  • European Champion Clubs' Cup: 1996
  • Cup Winners' Cup: 1991
  • Korac Cup: 1994
  • Intercontinental Cup: 1996
  • European runners-up: 1989


  • Participation in European Championships: 1989
  • National Basketball Players (Greece )
  • Greek
  • Born in 1962
  • Man