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Los Angeles Lakers | #37 | Forward

Kostas

Antetokounmpo

PPG

0.8

RPG

1.3

APG

0.1

PIE

0.5

6'10" | 200lb | 23 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

NBA Champion (2020) Appeared in two games in rookie season with Dallas in 2019-20. Averaged 10.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 40 games (25 starts) with the Texas Legends of the NBA G League last season. Claimed by the Lakers as a two-way player off waivers on July 22, 2019 2018-19: (Dallas Mavericks): Appeared in two games, averaging 1.0 point and 1.0 steal in 5.5 minutes … Made NBA debut on 3/20 at POR and had one point (1-2 FT), one rebound and two steals in six minutes … DNP-CD eight times … Missed one game due to left knee soreness (4/7) … Inactive 71 times … NBA G League (Texas Legends): Appeared in 40 games (25 starts), averaging 10.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.0 steal in 25.4 minutes … Totaled four double-doubles … Scored in double figures 21 times, including one 20-point game … Tallied double-digit rebounds six times … Blocked multiple shots in 14 games … Scored a career-high 21 points with 10 rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block on 12/10 at Memphis … Had a career-high 13 rebounds with nine points on 12/8 at Sioux Falls … Blocked a career-high six shots with six points, three rebounds, one assist and two steals on 11/24 vs. Maine … Scored 13 points with five rebounds in career debut on 11/3 at Austin

BEFORE NBA

2017-18 (Dayton): Appeared in 29 games (six starts), averaging 5.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 15.1 minutes … Shot 57.4 percent (58-101) from the field … Ranked 10th in the Atlantic 10 in blocks per game (1.1) … Scored in double figures in five games … Tallied two double-doubles … Blocked multiple shots in 11 games … Scored a career-high 14 points on 3/3 vs. George Washington … Had a career-high four blocks with 10 points and 10 rebounds on 11/16 vs. Hofstra … 2016-17 (Dayton): Redshirted for the Flyers

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Kostas Ndubuisi Antetokounmpo … Name is pronounced “COAST-us ah-deh-toh-KOON-boh”… Born in Athens, Greece … Son of Nigerian immigrants, Charles and Veronica Antetokounmpo … His father was a soccer player and his mother was a high jumper … Has three older brothers, Francis, Giannis and Thanasis, and one younger brother, Alexis … Francis plays professional soccer, Giannis is an NBA All-Star for the Milwaukee Bucks and the league’s reigning Most Valuable Player, Thanasis plays for the Bucks and Alexis plays HS basketball in the U.S … Attended Dominican High School in Whitefish Bay, Wis., where he was First Team Division 4 AllState and a top-100 recruit as a senior … Averaged 12.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks while helping Dominican to a 27-1 record and its fifth straight state title … Played for the youth teams of the Greek club Filathlitikos AO while growing up in Greece … Played his AAU ball for Playground Elite