H: 6' 3"|
W: 210 lbs
(26 Years Old)
|Agent: Panos Kapazoglou ||
Hometown: Thessaloniki, Greece
To best understand what makes Kostas Sloukas such a unique prospect; you need look no further than his TS%. Playing just 14.7 minutes per-game, Sloukas is not a star in the making nor does he have great athleticism. Despite that, he had a simply outstanding year from an efficiency standpoint. He showed significant improvement as a set shooter, and coupled with his crafty play drawing contact at the rim and 87.5% free throw percentage, easily ranked as the most efficient scorer in this group. Considering the competition he was facing, that is certainly an impressive accomplishment.[Read Full Article]
A standout at the U18 European Championships in 2008, Kostas Sloukas has seen his minutes nearly double from last season after being loaned to Aris Thessaloniki from Olympiakos. An extremely heady point guard, Sloukas is not a great athlete, but he has all the making of a high-level floor general on the European level, and could garner some minimal NBA attention later on in his career with the smart, consistent, low-mistake brand of basketball he plays.
Meanwhile, Sloukas emerged as the team's best player, probably even the championship's real MVP. The 6-2 left-handed point guard was an extremely steady presence for his team, providing basketball IQ, scoring, creation, distribution and leadership.
His partner in crime Kostas Sloukas usually came off the bench to provide perimeter shooting and passing game. He's a 6-2 lefty point guard with a sweet deep stroke –quick in the release, with off-the-dribble mechanics- combined with solid court vision. Decently quick, enjoying nice handles, he's productive on the pick-and-roll and regularly finds his teammates on the court. All in all, he's a very solid point guard to have on your side.[Read Full Article]