Papapetrou duringEuroBasket 2017
|No. 10 – Panathinaikos|
Greek Basket League|
March 30, 1994|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||233 lb (106 kg)|
Florida Air Academy|
|NBA draft||2014 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ioannis Papapetrou (Greek: Ιωάννης Παπαπέτρου; born March 30, 1994) is a Greek professional basketball player for Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague. He is 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) tall, and weighs 233 lbs. He can play at either the small forward or power forward positions, with small forward being his preferred position.
Papapetrou, who is considered to be one of the most talented Greek players that was born in the 1994 age class, along with players like Giannis Antetokounmpo and Lefteris Bochoridis, began his basketball playing career with the youth teams of the Ilysiakos club in Athens, Greece. He played for 5 seasons in Greek junior competitions with Ilysiakos. He then spent his junior and senior years of high school, playing basketball at the Florida Air Academy, in Melbourne, Florida.
In 2012, Papapetrou joined the Texas Longhorns men's basketball team of the University of Texas. He played one season of college basketball with the Longhorns in the NCAA Division I, and averaged 8.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game, in 24.3 minutes per game. He played in a total of 34 games in the NCAA.
Papapetrou's professional career began with the Greek League team Olympiacos in 2013, when he signed a 5-year deal with Olympiacos, in late August 2013, which was his first pro deal. The contract was said to be worth $2 million net income. The contract included an NBA buyout option after the contract's third season.
Greek national team
Greek junior national team
As a member of the Greek junior national teams, Papapetrou played at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. He also played at the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, where he averaged 11.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.3 assists, in 32.1 minutes per game. He also played at the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he averaged 15.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.6 assists, in 33.0 minutes per game.
Greek senior national team
Papapetrou is also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. He was selected to Greece's 12 man roster for the 2016 Turin FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament. He also played at the EuroBasket 2017.
Papapetrou's nickname is Papi. His father, Argiris Papapetrou, was also a professional basketball player, who played a decade for Panathinaikos and the Greece national basketball team. His mother, Anastasia, played football in Greece. While his older brother, Georgios Papapetrou, is also a professional basketball player.
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|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
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Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
- ESAKE.gr ΠΑΠΑΠΕΤΡΟΥ Ιωάννης | Basket League ΟΠΑΠ 2013-14 HEIGHT 2.06 (in Greek).
- DraftExpress.com Ioannis Papapetrou W: 233 lbs.
- "Ioannis Papapetrou Profile". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- Euroleague.net OLYMPIACOS PIRAEUS lands more talent with Ioannis Papapetrou.
- OlympiacosBC.gr A five years deal for Papapetrou as well. Archived 2013-09-22 at the Wayback Machine.
- ESPN.com Ioannis Papapetrou signs pro deal.
- Eurohoops.net Papapetrou’s draft showcase. Archived 2014-06-09 at the Wayback Machine.
- RedPlanet.gr Στο καμπ του Τρεβίζο ο Παπαπέτρου (in Greek). Archived 2014-06-08 at the Wayback Machine.
- Παπαπέτρου, ο καλύτερος νέος παίκτης (in Greek).
- Στα «πράσινα» ο Παπαπέτρου (in Greek).
- "IOANNIS PAPAPETROU (GREECE) Profile". fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- "IOANNIS PAPAPETROU (GREECE) Profile". u20men.fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- Greek NT squad for OQT is announced.
- Ioannis Papapetrou at draftexpress.com
- Ioannis Papapetrou at eurobasket.com
- Ioannis Papapetrou at eurobasket2013.org
- Ioannis Papapetrou at euroleague.net
- Ioannis Papapetrou at esake.gr (in Greek)
- Ioannis Papapetrou at espn.com
- Ioannis Papapetrou at fiba.com
- Ioannis Papapetrou at texassports.com
- Ioannis Papapetrou on Twitter