|League||Greek A2 Basket League |
|Born||September 30, 1997|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Antonis Koniaris (alternate spelling: Antonios) (Greek: Αντώνης Κόνιαρης; born September 30, 1997) is a Greek professional basketball player for Olympiacos of the Greek A2 Basket League and the Euroleague. He is a 1.91 m (6' 3 1⁄4") tall point guard.
Koniaris began his pro career in 2013, after he signed with the Greek League club PAOK. On 24 July 2014, Koniaris' agent, Tasos Delimpaltadakis, announced via Twitter, that Panathinaikos had signed a young point guard. Some hours after this, Panathinaikos announced the signing of Koniaris, for 5 years. As a member of Panathinaikos, Koniaris won two Greek Cups, in 2015 and 2016.
On August 19, 2016, he returned to PAOK, after signing a three-year contract with them.
On June 30, 2019 he signed a three-year contract with Olympiacos B.C..
National team career
Greek junior national team
With the junior national teams of Greece, Koniaris won the gold medal at the 2013 TBF Under-16 World Cup in Sakarya, Turkey, where he helped Greece win the gold medal. He was named to the tournament's All-Tournament Team, and was also named the MVP of the tournament. He also won the bronze medal at the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship.
He also played at the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and at the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Cup. He was selected by head coach Ilias Papatheodorou to play at the 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, but he was suffering from OCD in his right ankle, which ruled him out. He also played at the 2016 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship Division B, where he won a bronze medal.
Greek senior national team
Awards and accomplishments
- 2× Greek Cup Winner: (2015, 2016)
- 2× Greek League Best Young Player: (2017, 2018)
- Greek League All Star: (2018)
- Greek All Star Game 3 Point Shootout Champion: (2018)
- Greek Youth All Star Game 3 Point Shootout Champion: (2018)
Greek junior national team
- 2013 TBF Under-16 World Cup: Gold
- 2013 TBF Under-16 World Cup: All-Tournament Team
- 2013 TBF Under-16 World Cup: MVP
- 2013 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship: Bronze
- 2016 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship Division B: Bronze
- 2017 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship: Gold
- 2017 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship: All-Tournament Team
- ANTONIS KONIARIS HEIGHT: 6'3" (191 cm).
- Euroleague.net Panathinaikos gets guard prospect Koniaris.
- PAOBC.gr Στον Παναθηναϊκό και ο Κόνιαρης ‹See Tfd›(in Greek).
- PAOK sign Antonis Koniaris.
- FIBA.com Antonios KONIARIS (GRE).
- Greece crowned U20 European champions in front of sold-out home crowd.
- Η "πρώτη" της Εθνικής σε φωτογραφίες ‹See Tfd›(in Greek).
- Greece announce preliminary player list for games against Great Britain and Israel.