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76ers Tony Wroten Posterizes Rockets Kostas Papanikolaou (Video)

The front office might be tanking, but the 76ers roster for the most part–plays hard every night. Tony Wroten is a keeper, and the versatile guard showed his fight with this nasty dunk over the Rockets Kostas Papanikolaou. h/t Hoopmixtapes
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten posterizes Kostas Papanikolaou with vicious left-handed slam dunk

The lowly Philadelphia 76ers are keeping pace with the powerful (currently, they are) Houston Rockets. And they’re keeping up because of plays like this. Tony Wroten, show ‘em what you got: Kostas Papanikolaou got a faceful of basketball trying to stop Tony Wroten’s nasty left-handed jam. Tony Wroten, you are one brave man to go at Kostas and THE man for putting one on his...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Weekly Column: Round 2

Week 1 of the NBA regular season is in the books, which means it is time for another edition of isportsweb’s NBA Weekly Column. Find out who got off to a hot start and who started the year off in a funk. Power Six Teams 1. San Antonio Spurs(1-1): Timmy D. and the rest of his intelligent bunch beat the Dallas Mavericks in the season opener but fell to the Phoenix Suns 94-89. Although...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Philippine player nut-punches Greek player at FIBA World Cup

I thought the whole point of international competition was to foster friendship, and let sports bring people together. Maybe this player from Team Philippines forget to read the memo. During a match between Greece and the Philippines, L.A. Tenorio hit Greek player Kostas Papanikolaou right in the family jewels. Keep it classy Tenorio! (h/t SBN)
Via Bloguin Best
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Kostas Papanikolaou Signing Grade

Houston Rockets: Kostas Papanikolaou Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 years, 9.4 million dollars; only the first year guaranteed at 4.8 million With the failure to lure a marquee free agent after the salary cutting done by General Manager Daryl Morey, the Rockets have quite a few questions on their roster. The signing of Trevor Ariza...
Via HoopStuff
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Kostas Papanikolaou: The NBA’s Newest ‘Greek Freak’

In the 2012 NBA Draft, the New York Knicks selected Greek forward Kostas Papanikolaou. He did not immediately come to play in the NBA, and so the Knicks traded the rights to Papanikolaou to the Portland Trail Blazers in a trade that sent Raymond Felton to New York. Then, in 2013, the rights to Papanikolaou were again traded, this time to the Houston Rockets in a trade that sent...
Via The League News
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets Finally Bringing Kostas Papanikolaou over from Barcelona

(Photo Credit via Chipp Schwab)                                                                                                                                       The Houston Rockets took a big step backwards this off-season.  First, they traded reserve point guard Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers.  Then...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

AP Source: Rockets reach terms with Papanikolaou

HOUSTON (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms with Greek forward Kostas Papanikolaou. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced by the team. The 6-foot-9 Papanikolaou was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2012. His rights were traded to Portland, then to Houston in July 2013. Papanikolaou...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kostas Papanikolaou Agrees To Deal With Rockets

Kostas Papanikolaou has agreed to a deal with the Houston Rockets. Papanikolaou most recently played for Barcelona. Papanikolaou was the 48th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Papanikolaou is signing a two-yer deal with the first season at $4.8 million and the season as a team option for $4.6 million.
Via RealGM
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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