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Olympiacos signing NCAA prospect George Papas

Olympiacos announced the signing of former Monmouth guard George Papas to a two-year deal. The former Monmouth Hawks guard averaged 14.9 points, 3.0 assists, 5,4 rebounds, and 1.4 steals in his last year in the NCAA.

Papas’ greek passport was the key for this move, as he’s expected to receive more time in the Greek Basket League. This will be the first experience for the 24-year-old outside NCAA,and he will play in Europe and the EuroLeague.

Born in New Jersey, Pappas was named to the All-MAAC Second Team in his fourth season with Monmouth and ranked seventh in MAAC in three-point percentage at 39.2 percent.

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He led the Hawks in three-pointers made with 47 and his 12.4 points per contest ranked third on his team. In fact, Papas scored 7 three-pointers in a game against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks last season.

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