Los Angeles Lakers ahead Kostas Antetokounmpo, the youthful brother of NBA famous person Giannis Antetokounmpo, has been away from the staff attending to a private matter in Greece, sources instructed ESPN.
Antetokounmpo has not been with the staff in the course of L.A.’s playoff run whereas in his residence nation of Greece, sources stated. There is not any instant timetable for his return, however there’s optimism that he might rejoin the staff this postseason ought to the Lakers advance previous the Phoenix Suns of their first-round Western Convention playoff sequence.
The three-year veteran is on a two-way contract with the Lakers, averaging 0.8 factors and 1.3 rebounds in 15 spot appearances this season.
In gentle of COVID-19 issues affecting roster availability, the league is permitting two-way gamers to be postseason eligible this yr.