Tall, versatile and athletic wing player known as The Greek Freak who was named NBA MVP in 2019 and 2020 as a member of the Milwaukee Bucks. He made his first NBA All-Star Game appearance in 2017 and also received the NBA's Most Improved Player award in 2017.
He played professionally in Greece for Filathlitikos B.C.
He was selected 15th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Bucks. He was an NBA Rising Star as a rookie and in 2015 he was selected to compete in the NBA Dunk Contest. He was named the 2019-2020 NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
His parents are named Veronica and Charles. He has four brothers, Kostas, Alexis, Francis and Thanasis. He has been dating volleyball player Mariah Riddlesprigger. In February 2020, they welcomed their son Liam Charles.
He was drafted 15th overall in 2013, one spot after Shabazz Muhammad.