|Dec. 7 10:00 PM PT11:00 PM MT12:00 AM CT1:00 AM ET6:00 GMT14:00 11:00 PM MST1:00 AM EST10:00 UAE07:001:00 ET12:00 AM CT4:00 - Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale said Papanikolaou won't play "anytime soon."
Analysis: The forward, averaging 6.6 points and 4.3 rebounds in 19 games, has a knee strain.
|Nov. 20 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CT3:29 - Papanikolaou scored a season-high 19 points Wednesday.
Analysis: Papanikolaou is a former Knicks draft pick who has potential. While his PER isn't yet that impressive, expect the Greek to improve once he learns the nuances of the NBA game.
|Aug. 8 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET22:07 GMT6:07 3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST2:07 UAE (+1)00:0718:07 ET5:07 PM CT21:07 - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms with Greek forward Kostas Papanikolaou. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced by the team.
Analysis: The 6-foot-9 Papanikolaou was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2012. His rights were traded to Portland, then to Houston in July 2013. Papanikolaou most recently played for FC Barcelona. He has been a standout for the Greek national team, earning Most Valuable Player honors at the Under-20 European championship in 2009. Before playing for FC Barcelona, Papanikolaou helped Olympiacos win Euroleague championships in 2012 and 2013.