Kostas Sloukas

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Kostas Sloukas
No. 16 – Fenerbahçe Istanbul
Position Combo guard
League Turkish Basketball League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1990-01-15) January 15, 1990 (age 26)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 2.75 in (1.90 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2015 Olympiacos
2010–2011 Aris Thessaloniki
2015–present Fenerbahçe
Career highlights and awards

Konstantinos "Kostas" Sloukas (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Σλούκας; born January 15, 1990) is a Greek professional basketball player who plays for Fenerbahçe of the Turkish Basketball League (TBL). He is left-handed, 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) tall point guard who can also play at the shooting guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Sloukas began his career with the Mandoulides youth teams in Greece. He joined the Greek Basket League power Olympiacos Piraeus in the year 2008.[1] In 2010, Sloukas was loaned by Olympiacos to Aris Thessaloniki.[2]

He was named the Greek Basket League's Best Young Player in 2011. With Olympiacos, he won the Euroleague and Greek League championships, in 2012. He signed a 3-year contract extension with Olympiacos, in June 2012.[3] He also won the 2012–13 season championship of the Euroleague, with Olympiacos.

On June 29, 2015, Sloukas signed a three-year contract with the Turkish club Fenerbahçe.[4]

Greek national team[edit]

With Greece's junior national team, Sloukas won the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and the gold medal at the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, where he was also voted to the All-Tournament Team.[5] He also won the silver medal at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, and the gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. He also won the silver medal at the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship with Greece's junior national team.

He became a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team in 2011. With Greece's senior men's national team, he has played at the FIBA EuroBasket 2011, the FIBA EuroBasket 2013, and the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Greek national team[edit]

  • 2008 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship: All-Tournament Team

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