Antonis Fotsis

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Antonis Fotsis (Greek: Αντώνης Φώτσης; born April 1, 1981 in Athens, Greece) is a Greek professional basketball player who currently plays for Dynamo Moscow. A 2.08 m (6'10") forward and the first Greek-born basketball player to suit up for an NBA team, Fotsis was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 2001 NBA Draft. In his one and only season in the NBA, he appeared in 28 games for the Grizzlies during the 2001-02 NBA season averaging 3.9 ppg. He scored a career high 21 points against the Orlando Magic on January 19, 2002.

Fotsis also played for Panathinaikos, winning the Greek title five times as well as the Euroleague in 2000. He moved on to Real Madrid and is presently playing for Dynamo Moscow.

On March 21, 2007, in a winner-take-all Euroleague showdown with Italian power Benetton Treviso for second place in their Top 16 group and a place in the quarterfinals, Fotsis scored 22 points and set a single-game Euroleague record with 24 rebounds, helping Dynamo score a 68-65 overtime win.


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