Top Kostas Antetokounmpo News
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Won't play in World Cup
Antetokounmpo (undisclosed) has been ruled out of the 2023 FIBA World Cup, EuroHoops.net reports.
The FIBA World Cup rosters allow 12 players per country, and the Hellenic Basketball Federation announced Sunday that Antetokounmpo's withdrawal was due to injury, much like his brother and Bucks superstar, Giannis Antetokounmpo. The former Mavericks and Lakers forward remains a free agent.... See More ... See Less
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Heads overseas
Antetokounmpo signed a one-year contract Monday with Turkish club Fenerbahce Beko.
After he was recently granted his release from his two-way contract with the Bulls, Antetokounmpo drew interest from multiple European clubs before he ultimately decided to continue his career in Turkey. Depending on how he fares for Fenerbahce for the duration of the 2022-23 season, Antetokounmpo could revisit a return to North America this summer. The 25-year-old didn't appear in any games at the NBA level for the Bulls prior to his release and has logged just 22 career appearances in basketball's top league since being selected in the second round of the 2018 NBA Draft.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Let go by Chicago
The Bulls waived Antetokounmpo on Friday.
The Bulls signed Carlik Jones to a two-way contract after waiving Antetokounmpo. The 23-year-old forward didn't play in any games for Chicago this season.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Perfect from field Monday
Antetokounmpo amassed 21 points (8-8 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 2-3 FT), nine rebounds, two assists and four blocks in 37 minutes in Monday's 109-107 loss to the Charge.
Antetokounmpo put together arguably his best game of the season, making all eight of his shots and swatting four blocks on defense. He's averaging 12.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks through eight contests -- six starts -- for Windy City.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Double-double in loss
Antetokounmpo compiled 15 points (7-11 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 0-1 FT), 12 rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 34 minutes in Saturday's 121-115 loss in Fort Wayne.
Antetokounmpo recorded his first double-double of the season before fouling out in the game's final minute. Nine of his 11 shot attempts came from within five feet, typical for the 25-year-old and one of the reasons he's made 64.8 percent of his shots this year.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Plays 20 minutes in return
Antetokounmpo produced eight points (3-5 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds, two assists and a block in 20 minutes in Saturday's 119-99 win over the Charge.
After missing the previous two contests with an undisclosed illness, Antetokounmpo returned and came off the bench for Windy City. He's made 65.1 percent of his shot attempts through six appearances and is averaging 10.8 points in 27.0 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Sidelined with illness
Antetokounmpo (illness) was inactive for Saturday's game in Sioux Falls.
Antetokounmpo has missed the last two games with an undisclosed illness. Windy City does not play again until Nov. 26, at which point he may be healthy enough to return.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Perfect shooting Saturday
Antetokounmpo tallied 12 points (6-6 FG), five rebounds, a steal and three blocks in 32 minutes in Saturday's 126-121 win over Iowa.
All six of Antetokounmpo's shot attempts were dunks or layups as he lived around the rim and also collected three offensive boards. The 24-year-old has made 68.6 percent of his shot attempts this year and is averaging 13.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 30.4 minutes.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Scores 14 points in win
Antetokounmpo posted 14 points (6-9 FG, 1-3 FT), seven rebounds, an assist, two steals and two blocks in 31 minutes in Friday's 115-110 win in Wisconsin.
Five of Antetokounmpo's six baskets came from within three feet of the rim as he lived around the hoop on the offensive end. After spending last season playing in France, the 24-year-old has returned to the G League for the first time since the 2019-2020 season. He's on a two-way deal with Chicago and may shuttle between the two leagues this year.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Contract converted to two-way deal
The Bulls converted Antetokounmpo's contract to a two-way deal Friday.
Antetokounmpo joined the Bulls on a training camp contract in September and won a two-way spot with the team after averaging 2.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in 5.9 minutes per game over two preseason appearances. His two-way deal will give him the flexibility to move between the parent club and the G League this year.... See More ... See Less
Bulls' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Joining Chicago for camp
Antetokounmpo agreed to sign a training camp contract with the Bulls on Sunday and will compete for a two-way spot on the roster, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Antetokounmpo spent last season in France with ASVEL of the EuroLeague, appearing in 30 games while averaging 5.0 points and 2.3 rebounds across 11.0 minutes per contest. He'll now have a chance to compete for one of Chicago's two-way spots in training camp as he returns to the NBA following a one-year absence.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Plays one minute during win
Antetokounmpo played one minute during Tuesday's win over Toronto.
Although this was Antetokounmpo's fourth straight appearance, the forward was a nonfactor once again. Antetokounmpo has totaled just nine minutes of action over the past four games and recorded two rebounds.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Not on injury report
Antetokounmpo (COVID-19 protocols) isn't on the injury report for Saturday's game against Atlanta.
Antetokounmpo was inactive over the past four games due to the league's health and safety protocols, but it appears as though he'll be able to suit up Saturday. However, he shouldn't have a significant impact on the team's rotation.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Unavailable Thursday
Antetokounmpo (COVID-19 protocols) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Hornets, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
The 23-year-old continues to be unavailable due to the league's COVID-19 protocols. Antetokounmpo's next opportunity to suit up will come Saturday against Atlanta.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Kostas Antetokounmpo: Missing two more contests
Antetokounmpo (COVID-19 protocols) will be unavailable for Monday's and Tuesday's games against the Warriors and Timberwolves, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.
The 23-year-old was unavailable for Friday's contest due to the health and safety protocols, and he'll be sidelined for at least two more games. Antetokounmpo's next chance to take the court will come Thursday versus the Hornets.... See More ... See Less
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