Panathinaikos OPAP adds Macon

Panathinaikos OPAP has signed Daryl Macon (26, 1.88 meters) for the next two years (1+1).

Daryl Macon Jr. is a basketball player born on November 29, 1995 in Arkansas, USA. He is a shooting guard who last played for AEK BC.

Macon began his college basketball career at Holmes Community College, where he was named a junior college All-American after averaging 23 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a freshman. He transferred to Arkansas Razorbacks.

As a senior, he was named to the Second Team All-SEC. Macon averaged 17.1 points and 4.0 assists per game

After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft, Macon received contract offers from several NBA teams as well as overseas clubs. He joined the Miami Heat for the NBA Summer League. He signed a two-way contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 30, 2018, splitting time between the Mavericks and their G League affiliate the Texas Legends. In his first game with the Legends, Macon scored 35 points on 12-of-18 shooting as the Legends defeated the Austin Spurs 126–120. Macon made his NBA debut on October 26, 2018 against the Toronto Raptors, playing one minute and scoring no points in the Mavericks' 107–116 loss.

On September 20, 2019, Macon signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Miami Heat. On October 19, after training camp, the Heat converted Macon's deal to a two-way contract with their G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. On January 16, 2020, the Sioux Falls Skyforce announced that they had acquired Macon via returning player right. Macon averaged 17.0 points and 4.7 assists per game for the Skyforce.

On July 24, 2020, he has signed with Galatasaray of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL) and the Basketball Champions League. On January 29, 2021, he has signed with AEK Athens of the Greek Basket League.