Thursday, July 11, 2024

Konstantinos Iatridis Returns to PAOK BC

PAOK has welcomed back a familiar face, Konstantinos Iatridis, a player who began his career in the club’s youth academy. Iatridis has signed a three-year contract with PAOK Mateco, marking his return to the team where he made his professional debut.

Club Announcement

PAOK BC announced: "PAOK is pleased to announce the agreement with Konstantinos Iatridis, who returns to our team and will play again in the black and white. We welcome back Konstantinos, an athlete who started from the youth departments, matured within PAOK, and today signed a contract with our team for the next three years.

Konstantinos Iatridis was born in Thessaloniki on October 14, 2001. He stands at 2.07 meters and plays as a power forward/center. He began his basketball journey in the academies of EOS, then moved through Makedonikos and Keravnos Oreokastrou, and in 2014, he joined the youth departments of PAOK. In 2017, he was crowned champion of Greece with PAOK’s U18 team, winning first place in the National Championship held in Messolonghi.

At the age of 17.5, he made his debut with PAOK in the Basket League and, on his birthday, October 14, 2019, signed his first professional contract. He made a total of 11 appearances in the black and white jersey until the 2020-21 season. He continued his career with Filippos Veria during the 2021-22 season, averaging 9.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.3 blocks per game over 30 games. The following year (2022-23), he played for Koroivos Amaliadas, averaging 7.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 1 block per game across 33 games.

In the 2023-24 season, he played in the Elite League with Eleftheroupoli, where he averaged 6.9 points (50.6% on two-point shots, 30.6% on three-point shots, 78.4% on free throws), 6.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1 steal, and 1.1 blocks per game over 33 games.

He has also represented Greece with the U20 national team and was a member of the U23 national 3x3 team this summer."

Career History

Konstantinos Iatridis has had a varied and productive basketball career. He started in the PAOK youth academy and made his professional debut with PAOK in the Greek Basket League. His early career included appearances in various Greek leagues, demonstrating his growth and development as a player.
2018-19 (PAOK, A1): Averaged 0.0 points and 1.0 rebounds in 1 game, playing 2.0 minutes per game.
2019-20 (PAOK, A1): Averaged 2.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in 1 game, playing 10.0 minutes per game, with a field goal percentage of 50.0.
2020-21 (PAOK, A1): Averaged 0.0 points and 0.6 rebounds in 5 games, playing 1.2 minutes per game.
2021-22 (Filippos Veria, A2): Averaged 9.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 1.3 blocks in 27 games, with a field goal percentage of 46.4, three-point percentage of 30.1, and free throw percentage of 77.1.
2023-24 (Eleftheroupoli, A2): Averaged 7.1 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 1.8 assists in 30 games, with a field goal percentage of 39.9, three-point percentage of 31.8, and free throw percentage of 80.6.

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