Kostas Papanikolaou scored a career-high 19 points in a 98-92 loss to the Lakers on Wednesday, adding six rebounds, two assists, one steal and four 3-pointers in 34 minutes.
Rockets head coach Kevin McHale said Kostas Papanikolaou played well in the Rockets win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday.
Kostas Papanikolaou came off the bench to hit 4-of-8 shots (all 3-pointers) for 14 points and four assists in 24 minutes of Wednesday's easy win.
Kostas Papanikolaou drew his first NBA start on Saturday against the Warriors with two points, 10 rebounds, one assist, three steals and five turnovers in 29 minutes.
Kostas Papanikolaou will start at power forward against the Warriors on Saturday.
Rockets F Kostas Papanikolaou had a career night in 37 minutes off the bench vs. Miami, posting eight points, two 3-pointers, seven rebounds, five assists and two blocks in Houston's road win.
Kostas Papanikolaou scored four points in his Houston debut on Tuesday, adding six rebounds, four assists, and two steals in 20 minutes.
Kostas Papanikkolaou made just 1-of-7 from the field for five points with one rebound, five assists, one steal, one block and one 3-pointer.
Kostas Papanikolaou started for the Rockets on Tuesday and had 13 points, two rebounds and two steals on 5-of-8 shooting.
The Rockets signed F Kostas Papanikolaou to a two-year, $4.8 million deal on Tuesday.
Kostas Papanikolaou is excited to be making the jump to the NBA this season, and he's expected to officially sign sometime next week once his buyout with the Olympiakos becomes official.
Rockets sign F Kostas Papanikolaou.
The Rockets have reportedly struck a deal with Kostas Papanikolaou to bring him to the NBA.
FC Barcelona's Kostas Papanikolaou and the Rockets could not agree to terms on a contract and he will stay in Spain next season.