Trail Blazers Sign Georgios Papagiannis To 10-Day Contract
PORTLAND, Ore. (March 8, 2018) –- The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Georgios Papagiannis to a 10-day contract, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.
Papagiannis, 20, holds career averages of 4.2 points (51.0% FG, 85.7% FT), 3.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 12.4 minutes in 38 games over two seasons with the Sacramento Kings.
Originally selected by Phoenix with the 13th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft out of Greece, Papagiannis was dealt to Sacramento in a draft day trade.
In 33 games over two seasons with the NBA G League’s Reno Bighorns, Papagiannis (7-2, 240) posted averages of 13.7 points (51.3% FG, 77.2% FT), 8.6 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 2.24 blocked shots and 30.6 minutes.
He will wear No. 19 for the Trail Blazers.