Panathinaikos targeting Georgios Kalaitzakis

2022-07-15 14:10
Credit: USA Today Sports – Scanpix
Credit USA Today Sports – Scanpix

Panathinaikos Athens are making a move to sign 2.02-meter tall shooting guard Georgios Kalaitzakis, according to George Zakkas of

His brother, Panagiotis, is already on the team, while Georgios played for them earlier in his career.

Reportedly, Panathinaikos wants to add Giorgos Kalaitzakis because Ioannis Papapetrou is expected to leave the team using the opt-out clause he has on his contract.

Georgios Kalaitzakis

Georgios  Kalaitzakis
Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Position: SG
Age: 23
Height: 202 cm
Weight: 87 kg
Birth place: Crete, Greece

Kalaitzakis left Panathinaikos a year ago and played in the NBA for the Milwaukee Bucks and later for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

In the NBA 23-year-old Kalaitzakis averaged 6.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in a total of 13 games.

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens

Position Player Status
PG Paris Lee (story) Signed until 2023 +1
PG Nate Wolters Signed until 2023
SG/SF Panagiotis Kalaitzakis (story) Signed until 2024 +1
SG Marius Grigonis (story) Signed until 2024
SF Howard Sant-Roos Signed until 2023
SF Ioannis Papapetrou Signed until 2023
SF/PF Lefteris Mantzoukas
Signed until 2025
PF Nikos Chougkaz Signed until 2025
C Giorgos Papagiannis Signed until 2023
C Vassilis Kavvadas Signed until 2022 +1
Coach Dejan Radonjic (story)
Expired contract Giorgos Vovoras (will not return), Peyton Siva, Lefteris Bochoridis, Leonidas Kaselakis (will not return), Jeremy Evans
Rumored to leave Stefan Jovic, Nemanja Nedovic (will not return), Daryl Macon (will not return)
Interested Arturas Gudaitis (story), Nick Calathes (story), Andrew Andrews (story), Georgios Kalaitzakis (story)

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