2013-2014 SEASON:Made his postseason debut @Ind (4/19), finishing with eight points and seven rebounds in 28 minutes (3-7 FGs, 2-5 3FGs) ... Among NBA rookies, ranked seventh in rpg, tied for seventh in 3FG%, 10th in ppg and 15th in apg during the regular season ... Scored in double-figures 16 times and had four double-digit rebounding efforts ... Posted three double-doubles ... Averaged 9.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 23.9 minutes (.431 FG%, .336 3FG%, .745 FT%) in 26 starting assignments ... Led the team in rebounding seven times and scoring once ... Ranked fourth on the club in rebounds per game ... His 56 3FGM is the second-highest total for a rookie in franchise history ... Selected as a participant in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star Weekend, but was unable to play due to injury ... Missed 16 games due to stress fracture, right ankle (1/24-2/26) and one due to sore right ankle (4/9) ... Dressed but did not play due to back spasms @Mem (1/12), a sprained right ankle v/Por (3/27) and a sore right ankle v/Mia (4/12 ... Signed with Atlanta as a free agent on 7/25.
PERSONAL: Born in Skopje in the former Yugoslavia (now the Republic of Macedonia) ... The first native of Macedonia to play in the NBA ... Full name is pronounced PARE-o AHN-titch ... He and his wife Ruzica have a son, Luka ... On twitter @antic12pero