"With Gallis, Yiannakis, Philippou, and the other boys…."! Greece was singing this while following the course of success of the Greek National Basketball Team, which was a step-by-step win over the mega-powers of the time, the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia. The heart of the country was beating at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Athens.
In the end, the entire city swarmed the streets and celebrated the win. Memorable moments from the final game were the play of Gallis among three opponents and the free throws of Argiris Kampouris that cemented the victory.