Georgios Papagiannis

#19C

Georgios

Papagiannis

HEIGHT

7 ft1 in

/ 2.16m

WEIGHT

240 lbs

/ 108.9kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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Bogdan Bogdanovic throws it up to Georgios Papagiannis for the alley-oop slam.

0011700077 SAC GSW RECAP

Stephen Curry scores 18 points, grabs three rebounds and dishes three assists, while Patrick McCaw adds 17 as the Warriors beat the Kings, 117-106.

20170712 SAC PAPAGIANNIS PUTBACK 4Q

Off the Justin Jackson miss, Georgios Papagiannis flies in for the one-handed putback slam.

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DeAndre Jordan posts a double-double with 18 points and 17 boards as LA clinches the 4th seed in the West with the win over the Kings.

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George Papagiannis rises for the clean block on Tyler Ulis.

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Georgios Papagiannis gets the ball down low and hits the shot.

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Georgios Papagiannis backs down and hits the hook shot.

20170403 young bucks

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Stephen Curry and Draymond Green combine for 50 points and 20 assists in Golden State's win over the Kings.

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Skal Labissiere dumps it off to Georgios Papagiannis, who throws it down with authority.

0021601065 VO SAC PAPAGAINNIS DUNK Q2

Tyreke Evans passes to Georgios Papagiannis who goes up for the flush.

20161107 Young Bucks Week 2

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Buddy Hield scores 23 points and grabs 7 rebounds to lead the Pelicans over the Kings 70-66.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

TRANSACTIONS /CAREER NOTES

Selected by the Phoenix Suns in the first round (13th overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft … Draft rights acquired by the Kings along with draft rights to Skal Labissere (13th overall) and the rights to Bogdan Bogdanovic and a future second-round selection from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for the draft rights to Marquese Chriss (8th overall) on the night of the Draft (6/23/16) … Signed to a multi-year contract with the Kings (7/13/16).

KINGS

Became the highest drafted Greek player ever. 2016-17 (Sacramento): Averaged 5.6 ppg (.549 FG%, 0-2 3pt, .857 FT%) in 22 games all a reserve ... Inactive in 43 games ... Did not play in 17 games due to a coach's decision ... Scored in double-figures six times ... Recorded 10+ rebounds in three games ... Notched two double-doubles ... Led the team in scoring one time and rebounding three times ... Top Single-Game Performances: Set a career-high with three blocks at Phoenix (3/15/17) ... Set career-highs with14 points (6-10 FG, 2-2 FT), nine defensive and 11 total rebounds, all team- highs, in 22 minutes played to record his first career double-double at Oklahoma City (3/18/17) ... Led the team with 10 boards to record consecutive games with double-digit rebounds at San Antonio (3/19/17) ... Dished out four assists to set a career-high while adding 12 points (6-9 FG) and four rebounds in 21 minutes of play in a win at LA Clippers (3/26/17) Played a career-high 28 minutes while tying his career-high in FGM and FGA with six and 10 respectively, on his way to 13 points in a win vs. Dallas (4/4/17) ... Scored 10 points and for a third time during the season held the team-high in boards with 10 to secure second double-double of the season and career at Los Angeles Lakers (4/7/17) ... Tied a career-high three FTM while setting a career-high with four FTA as he finished with 13 points and seven rebounds in a win vs Phoenix (4/11/17).

NBA G LEAGUE

Averaged 13.7 ppg (.500 FG%, 3-6 3pt, .763 FT%), 8.1 rpg, 0.5 apg, 0.6 spg, 2.6 bpg and 32.1 mpg in 23 games (20 starts) for the Reno Bighorns, Sacramento's G League affiliate, during the 2016-17 season.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Played in Greece (2012-16) ... Made professional debut for Peristeri (Greece) at the age of 14 ... Became the youngest player to play in the modern era of the Greek Basket League for Panathinaikos (Greece) for four seasons (2011-12 – 2012-13 and 2014-15 - 2015-16) ... In 2015-16, averaged 6.4 ppg (.678 FG%, .667 FT%), 2.6 rpg and 11.4 mpg in 21 contests ... Played high school basketball in the United States at Westtown School in West Chester, Penn., in 2013-14, before returning to Greece.

PERSONAL

Son of Kanellos Papagiannis and Maria Pantela ... Has a brother named Minas Rafail Papagiannis ... Born on July 3, 1997.


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