Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo

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POS: Forward

HT: 6-11

WT: 222

DOB: 12/06/94

From: Greece

Years Pro: 2

Drafted: 2013

15th overall - Milwaukee

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors on 2/9/15
  • Participated in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge and the Taco Bell Skills Challenge during 2014 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, and the Rising Stars Challenge and Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during 2015 All-Star Weekend in New York
  • Named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • Member of the Greek National Team for the 2014 FIBA World Cup

2014-15 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ...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 FG% with 49.1% ... blocked 1+ shots 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 to 3/26 … tied career-high 9 FTM at NYK on 4/10 … at BKN on 3/20, played career-high 53 minutes, made career-high 9 FTs, attempted career-high 19 FGs, and tied career high with 12 DRBs … scored career-high 29 points on 3/9 vs. NOP and tied career-high 11 FGM … set career high with 8 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 reb) and 2/7 vs. BOS (14 pts/11 reb) … on 2/6 at HOU put up a double-double with 27 points and 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 LeBron James (18 years, 334 days) … scored 20+ points in consecutive games for the first time in his career on 2/6 at HOU and 2/4 vs. LAL … notched career-high 5 steals on 1/22 vs. UTA … had two 16-point/12-rebound games in a row on 1/6 vs. PHX and 1/4 at NYK, the first time he’s had consecutive double-doubles in his career … tied career high for blocks with 4 vs. IND on 1/2 … made first start of 2014-15 on 11/16 at MIA, notching 11 points and 7 rebounds.

PRO CAREER ... 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), FG% (9th), 3P% (4th), FT% (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 7 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 9 points, 2 rebounds and 2 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 ... EuroBasket 2015: Averaged 9.8 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists through eight games ... 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 6 rebounds against the Phillipines 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 8 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, 7 rebounds and a season-high 4 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 ... 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 @G_ante34.

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