Originally applied for early entry into the 2002 and 2003 NBA Drafts, but withdrew his name each time. Made his debut in the Greek League during the 1999-2000 season with Near East and also played there in the 2000-01 season. He switched to AEK for the 2001-02 season and has played there the last three seasons.
Career Notes: Now a member of the Greek National Team after previously being a member of the Greek Junior National Team and the Greek Under-20 National Team. Was a member of the gold-medal-winning at the European Under-20 Championships. Played in the Greek All-Star Game as a member of Near East in 2000-01.
2003-04: Averaged 9.3 points on 47 percent shooting in Greek League play. Scored a season-high 22 points against Panionios. In Euroleague play, averaged 8.1 points. Scored a season-high 22 points against Cibona.
2002-03: Established himself as a key reserve for AEK, playing 21 minutes per game. Contributed 7.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and one assist per game. Had season-best 22 points and 11 rebounds vs. Olympiakos. In Euroleague play, saw minutes cut to 17 per game, and averaged 4.1 points and 2.3 rebounds.
2001-02: Was a deep reserve as AEK won the Greek League championship. Played only about nine minutes per game in 18 games, averaging 3.2 points. In Euroleague play, highlight was 12-point outing vs. Partizan.
2000-01: Quickly became a key performer for Near East, averaging 11.0 points in only 22 minutes per game.
Strengths: Known in the Greek League for his above-the-rim play. Has a reputation for playing hard and with lots of energy.