Kostas Sloukas

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Kostas Sloukas
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Sloukas with Greece in 2017
No. 16 – Fenerbahçe
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League BSL
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1990-01-15) January 15, 1990 (age 28)
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
2015–present Fenerbahçe
Career highlights and awards

Konstantinos "Kostas" Sloukas (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Σλούκας; born January 15, 1990) is a Greek professional basketball player for Fenerbahçe of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). He is a left-handed, 1.90 m (6'2 ​34") tall[1][2] point guard, who can also play at the shooting guard position.

Sloukas has played in five EuroLeague Finals (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017), winning the title on three occasions (2012, 2013, and 2017).

Professional career[edit]

Sloukas began his career with the Mandoulides School youth teams in Greece. He joined the Greek Basket League power Olympiacos Piraeus in the year 2008.[3] In 2010, Sloukas was loaned by Olympiacos to Aris.[4]

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.[5] He also won the 2012–13 season championship of the EuroLeague, with Olympiacos.

Sloukas with Fenerbahçe in 2017

On June 29, 2015, Sloukas signed a three-year contract with the Turkish club Fenerbahçe.[6] With Fenerbahçe, he won the EuroLeague championship in 2017.

In 2017–18 EuroLeague, Fenerbahçe made it to the 2018 EuroLeague Final Four, its fourth consecutive Final Four appearance. Eventually, they lost to Real Madrid with 80–85 in the final game.[7] Over 35 EuroLeague games, he averaged career-highs of 10 points, 5.4 assists and 2.5 rebounds per games.

Greek national team[edit]

Greek junior national team[edit]

With Greece's junior national teams, 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.[8] He also won the silver medal at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, 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.

Greek senior national team[edit]

Sloukas 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 following tournaments: the EuroBasket 2011, the EuroBasket 2013, the 2014 FIBA World Cup, the EuroBasket 2015, and the EuroBasket 2017.

Personal life[edit]

Sloukas is nicknamed, "Slouky Luke" (pronounced Slucky Luke),[9][10] which is a word play on his name and the Lucky Luke character.[11][12]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

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.

Denotes seasons in which Sloukas' team won the EuroLeague

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2009–10 Olympiacos 1 0 5.4 .000 .000 .500 1.0 .0 .0 .0 1.0 .0
2011–12 15 0 14.7 .520 .556 .875 1.7 1.6 .7 .1 5.5 7.3
2012–13 30 0 14.5 .413 .431 .870 1.6 1.2 .4 .0 5.2 5.1
2013–14 28 2 19.4 .431 .377 .816 1.5 2.9 .5 .2 6.5 7.0
2014–15 29 0 18.0 .362 .346 .868 1.9 3.1 .6 .1 6.7 8.8
2015–16 Fenerbahçe 21 7 20.0 .449 .345 .860 1.7 3.0 .3 .0 6.7 8.1
2016–17 29 14 26.1 .445 .429 .870 2.1 4.5 .6 .2 9.2 9.8
2017–18 35 10 24.8 .445 .381 .916 2.5 5.4 .6 .1 10.0 12.7
Career 188 33 20.1 .426 .395 .871 1.9 3.3 .5 .1 7.3 8.6

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Greek junior national team[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]