New York Knicks

Position
F
 
Jersey
43
Name  Thanasis Antetokounmpo
Born  7/17/1992
Height  6-7
Weight  215
College  None
Home Town  Athens, Greece
High School  
 
Notes:
Began pro career in Greece with club Filathlitikos in 2012, which means he has limited experience against top-quality competition ... Averaged 12.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 blocks per game in the Greek 2nd Division in 2012-13, and was selected to compete in both the 2013 Greek All-Star Game as well as the dunk contest ... Declared for the 2013 NBA Draft but decided to withdrawal at the deadline ... Ended up playing with the Delaware 87ers for the NBA`s D-League where he earned 2014 NBA D-League All-Defensive Third-Team honors ... Averaged 12.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.3 blocks per game with the 87ers ... Younger brother Giannis was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 15th overall pick last year ... Born in Greece to parents of Nigerian descent.

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