He was also asked about the NBA and he left the door open: “The NBA is not yet a closed chapter in my career. I am still young”. However the 25 years old Papanikolaou has a contract until 2018 with Olympiacos.
Greek powerhouse Olympiakos B.C. has officially announced the signing of Kostas Papanikolaou. The forward signed for two years and half. Papanikolaou started the season in NBA with Denver Nuggets but was recently waived.
Fredette told Yahoo Sports that he considered overseas options in Italy, Greece, Serbia and Australia before joining the D-League, but the NBA is still his top option. “I am playing basketball for the love of the game, but I also want to do what’s best for my career and my family. So whatever that is, we will take that path. We will see what happens in the future,” Fredette told Yahoo Sports.