Antetokounmpo brothers spending part of offseason serving in Greek military

Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo are spending part of their offseason participating in an unconventional offseason activity. Giannis, a member of the Milwaukee Bucks commonly known as the Greek Freak, and his brother, Thanasis, who plays for the New York Knicks’ D-League team, reported to mandatory military service in their home country of Greece on Wednesday. The two brothers...
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July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo may not be with the Knicks much longer

Thanasis Antetokounmpo is a big name, and I don't just mean that literally.Antetokounmpo was a second-round pick of the Knicks in 2014, but didn't make the roster and thus, didn't play on last year's squad, instead dwelling in the D-League where he was supposed to develop but never really did.Now, as a non-guaranteed member of Knicks training camp, the hopeful rookie has barely played...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks guaranteed almost none of Thanasis Antetokounmpo's contract

The Knicks may have signed Thanasis Antetokounmpo this week, but they'll have no trouble getting out of the contract if they have any regrets at all.From Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders:This might as well just be an invite to training camp. The Knicks could easily suck up 75 grand if the rookie were to disappoint out of the gate, which is a distinct possibility considering he...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks finalizing deal with SF Thanasis Antetokounmpo

After 14 months of anticipation, the Knicks are finally about to sign Thanasis Antetokounmpo.From David Pick:Antetokounmpo spent last season playing for the Westchester Knicks of the D-League after the Knicks selected him in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft. He averaged 13.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game playing 32.9 minutes a night.Antetokounmpo, the brother of Bucks star...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Knicks Finalizing Two-Year Deal

Thanasis Antetokounmpo is finalizing a two-year deal with the New York Knicks. Antetokounmpo spent last season playing with the Knicks' D-League team. Antetokounmpo averaged 6.4 points and 1.8 rebounds per game in Summer League for the Knicks.
Via RealGM
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks are finalizing a deal with Thanasis Antetokounmpo

The New York Knicks and second round pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo are finalizing a two-year, partially guaranteed contract. Antetokounmpo played with the Knicks’ Summer League team this summer.  He gained experience playing against some of the up-and-coming NBA players that were drafted this year.  After a decent summer league showing in his second summer league, Antetokounmpo...
Via Hoops-Nation
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo in Knicks limbo until draft

The Knicks traded for the right to draft Thanasis Antetokounmpo before last year's draft, but the would-be rookie didn't end up playing at the NBA level during his first season as a pro. Instead, the brother of Giannis stayed in the D-League, competing against lesser players most of the year.Now, as is true for many second-round picks who didn't get a lick of NBA playing time this...
Via FOX Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Likely To Sign With Knicks In Offseason

Thanasis Antetokounmpo recently discussed his future with the New York Knicks and the vision remains for him to sign with the team for the 15-16 season, league sources tell RealGM. The Knicks have consistently had a clear plan to sign Antetokounmpo in the 2015 offseason and the meeting last week reinforced the belief. Antetokounmpo is averaging 13.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in 31...
Via RealGM
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Turned Down Significant Money In Europe To Remain In D-League

Thanasis Antetokounmpo chose to play in the D-League for just $25,000 while turning down significant financial offers in Europe. Antetokounmpo wants to play in the NBA and believes playing for the New York Knicks' D-League affiliate will help accomplish that goal. According to agent Tim Lotsos, Varese offered Antetokounmpo a two-year deal worth $550,000 with an opt-out to join the...
Via RealGM
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Joining Knicks' D-League Affiliate After Considering Europe Deals

After mulling between the NBA Development League and European clubs, New York draft pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo has decided upon playing next season with the Knicks’ affiliate in Westchester, sources told RealGM. Antetokounmpo considered several significant contract offers in Europe if he elected to pass on a consecutive season in the D-League, but Knicks management made clear...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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