Knicks’ Thanasis Antetokounmpo signs to play in Spain

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The Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the fast-rising stars of the NBA.

His brother Thanasis Antetokounmpo also has a fascinating skill set, but has never quite been able to put it all together. After spending most of the last couple seasons with the Knicks’ D-League franchise — and having cups of coffee with the Knicks themselves — he is headed to Spain according to Spanish publication Gigantes, via Sportando.

Antetokounmpo averaged 12.3 points and 5.1 rebounds in Westchester of the D-League, but he was mostly a role player there. His length makes him a consistent defender, but he never developed a consistent offensive set of moves, mostly he’s just a threat (particularly in transition) because of his athleticism.

Maybe he will develop his game overseas and return.