Power was passed on to the Lakers on Kostas Antetokounmpo, the younger brother who failed MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, from Monday waivers. Antetokounmpo, power 200 pounds goes on, continues with the Lakers on two-way deal.
Antetokounmpo, 21, is the youngest of three brothers in the NBA. His elder brother, Thanasis, 27, played in the GBA League G-Greece and was signed with the Milwaukee Bucks this summer.
Giannis, who drafted the Bucks in 2013, helped Milwaukee achieve the best result last season. The Bucks were lost to the champion of Toronto boys in the Eastern Championships. When Giannis was nominated as the MVP of the series, he thanked his parents and brothers as part of his reception speech.
As with his brothers, Kostas was born in Athens to parents of Nigerian immigrants. Apart from Thanasis, who was already playing professionally, the family moved to Milwaukee when Giannis was drafted. Kostas played high school basketball in Milwaukee for three years before he played college basketball at Dayton University.
Kostas was originally drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers and the full 60th pick in 2018, it was traded on a draft day for Dallas Mavericks.
On a two-way contract with the Mavericks, Kostas was playing in two NBA games. He saw more time playing with the Mavericks' development affiliates, the Texas Legends, where there were 10.6 points on average, 6.2 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and one steal in 25.4 minutes per game.
Teams can have two players on two-way roster deals at a time, and these players can join the NBA team for 45 days, and must play with the team development affiliates. for the rest of the season. Antetokounmpo by Zach Norvell Jr comes with such a nomination on the Lakers roster '.