|No. 6 – Olympiacos Piraeus|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
March 30, 1994 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||233 lb (106 kg)|
|High school||Florida Air Academy
|NBA draft||2014 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ioannis Papapetrou (alternate spelling: Papapetros) (Greek: Ιωάννης Παπαπέτρου; born March 30, 1994) is a Greek professional basketball player for Olympiacos of the Greek Basketball League. 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 power forward being his main position, where he is utilized as a stretch four.
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, Dimitrios Agravanis, 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.
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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.
Greek 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.
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.
Papapetrou's nickname is Papi. His father, Argyris Papapetrou, was also a professional basketball player in Greece. His mother, Anastasia, played football in Greece. While his older brother, Georgios Papapetrou, is also a professional basketball player.
- 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.
- ESPN.com Ioannis Papapetrou signs pro deal.
- Eurohoops.net Papapetrou’s draft showcase.
- RedPlanet.gr Στο καμπ του Τρεβίζο ο Παπαπέτρου (in Greek).
- Παπαπέτρου, ο καλύτερος νέος παίκτης (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