SBD Global/June 15, 2012/People and Pop Culture
Greek Player Of Year Papanikolaou Will Be Repped By Pinnacle's Cornstein For Draft
Olympiacos small forward Kostas Papanikolaou, who was named Greek player of the year for helping lead his team to Greek and Euroleague titles has signed with U.S.-based NBA player agent Marc Cornstein for representation in this year’s NBA Draft. Olympiacos plays in the Greek League. Papanikolaou, who is expected to compete in the Olympics as a member of Greece’s national basketball team is projected as a second round NBA Draft pick. Cornstein, CEO of New York-based Pinnacle Management Group, which represents five NBA and 35 European basketball players, said: "Kostas proved during the season what a competitive and talented player he is.” Cornstein has represented a number of European basketball players in their NBA careers, including Minnesota Timberwolves C Darko Miličić, who was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.
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