Raptors Acquire Draft Rights To Giorgos Printezis

(June 28, 2007) -- The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have acquired the draft rights to forward Giorgos Printezis from the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Toronto’s second-round pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Printezis was taken by the Spurs with the 58th overall selection.

Printezis, 6-foot-8, averaged 11.5 points and 4.0 rebounds in 24 games last season with Olimpia GE Larisa in the Greek AI league. He shot .590 per cent from the field.

The 22-year-old played for Olympiakos Pireus from 2000-06 and was loaned to Olimpia GE Larisa for the 2006-07 season. He is signed with Olympiakos Pireus for the 2007-08 campaign.