- Became the first Bucks player to record five triple-doubles in a season in 2015-16
- Tied for third place on the Bucks’ all-time list for career triple-doubles (5)
- Earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors on 2/9/15
- Participated in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during 2015 All-Star Weekend in New York, and the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge and the Taco Bell Skills Challenge during 2014 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans
- Named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
- Member of the Greek National Team for the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Italy and the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain
2015-16 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... Appeared in 80 games (79 starts) and averaged career highs in minutes (35.3), points (16.9), rebounds (7.7), assists (4.3), blocks (1.4), steals (1.2) and field-goal percentage (.506) ... recorded first career triple-double on 2/22 vs. LAL with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists ... recorded five triple-doubles in a 20-game span (including four in an 11-game span) from 2/22-4/1 ... tallied a career-high 34 points on a career-high 14 field goals made on 4/3 vs. CHI ... had his first career 30+ point game on 11/19 at CLE with 33 points ... hauled in a career-high 16 rebounds on 1/15 vs. ATL and on 2/29 vs. HOU ... dished out a career-high 14 assists with 28 points and 11 rebounds on 3/13 at BKN ... recorded a double-double in four straight games twice, from 2/11-2/22 and 1/12- 1/16, marking career-long streaks ... made a career-high four 3-pointers on 4/8 at BOS ... recorded double-figure scoring in a career-long-tying 14 straight games from 2/29-4/3 ... had 21 double-doubles ... tallied nine 20/10 games (points/rebounds OR assists) ... had 24 20+ point games ... recorded double-figure scoring in 68 of his 80 games ... had 10+ rebounds in 21 games ... tallied 10+ assists in eight games.
PRO CAREER ... 2014-15: Named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played 2/2-8 after averaging 19.5 points (.633 FG%), 11.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.8 blocks while leading the Bucks to a 3-1 record ... ranked 25th in the league for field-goal percentage with 49.1 percent ... blocked a shot in career-long 11 straight games from 2/22 to 3/12 ... had 10 double-doubles during the regular season ... scored in double figures in a career-long 14 consecutive games from 3/9 - 4/3 ... scored 15+ points in career-long seven straight games from 3/14-3/26 ... scored then-career-high 29 points on 3/9 vs. NOP and tied then-career-high 11 field goals made ... set career high with eight assists on 2/9 vs. BKN ... had back-to-back double-doubles for second time in his career on 2/6 at HOU (27 pts/15 rebs) and 2/7 vs. BOS (14 pts/11 rebs) ... on 2/6 at HOU put up a double- double with 27 points and then career-high 15 rebounds to go along with four assists – at 20 years, 62 days old, became the second-youngest player in last 30 seasons to put up those numbers in a game, behind only LeBron James (18 years, 334 days) ... scored 20+ points in consecutive games for the first time in his career on 2/4 vs. LAL and 2/6 at HOU ... notched career-high five steals on 1/22 vs. UTA ... had two 16-point/12-rebound games in a row on 1/4 at NYK and 1/6 vs. PHX, the first time he had consecutive double-doubles in his career ... made first start of 2014-15 on 11/16 at MIA, scoring 11 points with seven rebounds.
2013-14: Averaged 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.8 blocks in 77 appearances during his rookie season ... ranked among the NBA’s rookie leaders in scoring (11th), rebounding (T-4th), assists (T-10th), field-goal percentage (9th), 3-point percentage (4th), free-throw percentage (9th), steals (6th), blocks (4th) and minutes (5th) ... scored in double figures 23 times and grabbed 10+ rebounds twice, with both efforts resulting in double-doubles ... led the Bucks in blocked shots on 22 occasions, second on the team behind John Henson’s 40 such games ... finished the season with 61 total blocks, which led all NBA rookies and was the seventh-most by a Bucks rookie in franchise history ... posted the first double-digit scoring game of his career with 11 points on 11/12 at MIA ... made the first of his 23 starts on 12/18 vs. NYK and finished with 10 points and seven rebounds ... recorded his first NBA double-double on 12/27 at BKN with a season-high 16 points and 10 rebounds ... recorded his second double-double on 1/11 at OKC with 13 points and season-high-tying 11 rebounds ... selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, where he tallied nine points, two rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes.
2014 NBA Summer League: Played in four games (four starts) and averaged 17.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 32.5 minutes per game ... missed the fifth game due to obligations to the Greek National Team ... scored in double figures three of his four games with a high of 20 points against the Spurs on 7/16.
PLAYOFF HISTORY ... (6 games, 6 starts) ... 2015: Averaged 11.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.5 blocks in first postseason experience against Chicago ... 1.5 blocks per game ranked 12th in the league in the postseason ... blocked playoff-career-high 4 shots on 4/27 at CHI ... with postseason career highs in points (25), rebounds (12) and minutes (51) in double-overtime game vs. CHI on 4/23, became youngest player to have a 20/10 game in playoffs in the last 30 years ... scored 12 points in 33 minutes in playoffs debut on 4/18 at CHI.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER ... 2016 Olympic Qualifying: In three Olympic Qualifying games for Greece he averaged 15.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and a tournament-high 2.0 blocks per game ... 2014 FIBA World Cup: Averaged 6.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 16.0 minutes for his native Greece ... posted highs of 15 points against Puerto Rico, and six rebounds against the Philippines and Argentina ... 2013 U20 European Championships: Played in 10 games for Greece’s U20 National Team and averaged 8.0 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists ... ranked second for the tournament in defensive rebounds (7.0) and seventh in blocked shots (1.4) ... Greece finished the tournament in fifth place with an 8-2 record ... 2012-13: Played in 26 games for Filathlitikos AO (A2, second division) and averaged 9.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists ... shot 62.1% from 2-point field goal range ... selected to play in the Greek League All-Star Game and scored eight points ... grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds vs. GS Laviro on 2/23 ... posted a career-high 23 points vs. Irakleuo Crete on 3/2 ... had 13 points, seven rebounds and a season-high four blocks vs. Ermis Lagkada on 4/13.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 15th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft on 6/27/13 ... signed his first NBA contract with Milwaukee on 7/30/13.
PERSONAL ... Born in Athens ... parents immigrated to Greece from Nigeria ... has dual citizenship ... has four brothers, two older (Thanasis and Andreas) and two younger (Kostas and Alexandros), who also play basketball ... tabbed by the league to participate in the first NBA game to played in Africa on 9/1/15 as a part of Team Africa ... made the most of time in Milwaukee the summer of his rookie year with visits to the Wisconsin State Fair and Palermo’s Pizza Factory, where he received a personal tour of the facility from the Fallucca family and was able to make and eat his own pizza ... active on Twitter as @Giannis_An34.