Kostas Papanikolaou: The Greek Rocket

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Leaving Barcelona for the NBA was going to be a tough transition for the young Greek international Kostas Papanikolaou, but he is relishing every moment of his time in the U.S.

The 24-year-old, who shot to fame at the 2012 Euroleague Final Four, helping Olympiacos claim the championship is settling into his role off the bench at the Houston Rockets, averaging 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds in 19.0 minutes a game.

NBATV recently released a video, highlighting Papanikolaou’s rise to the league and the journey on how he got there.