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Panathinaikos BC has signed Konstantinos Mitoglou (29, 2.08 meters) for the next 3 years.

Konstantinos Mitoglou is a basketball player born on June 11, 1996 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is a power forward who last played for EA7 Emporio Armani Milan.

After playing with the youth teams of the Greek clubs Asteria Academy and Aris, Mitoglou played for the first time in Greece's top-tier level, the Greek Basket League, with the senior men's team of Aris Thessaloniki, during the 2013–14 season.

Despite playing in Greece's top-tier level professional basketball league, Mitoglou was able to retain his amateur status, thus making him eligible to play college basketball.

Mitoglou played 3 years of NCAA Division I college basketball at Wake Forest from 2014 to 2017. In 3 years at Wake Forest, he appeared in 96 games, of which 75 were starts, and averaged 9.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

After leaving Wake Forest, Mitoglou signed a 4-year contract with Panathinaikos. With the greens he won the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2020-21 Greek National Championship and the 2019 Greek National Cup.

On June 25, 2021, Mitoglou officially signed a two-year deal with Italian club Olimpia Milano and he won the Won the 2021-22 Italian National Cup.

Mitoglou played with the junior national teams of Greece. With Greece's junior national teams, he played at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and the 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

He became a member of the senior Greek national basketball team in 2017 and he played at the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

Mitoglou to paobc: "Very happy to return home"

In his first statements after his return to Panathinaikos, Konstantinos Mitoglou pointed out to paobc.gr: "I'm very happy to return home. I don't want to say many words, except to thank Dimitris Giannakopoulos from the bottom of my heart for the trust and the love he showed me, all the people of Panathinaikos and of course the fans of the team who never stopped being by my side. The rest will be told on the field with a lot of hard work and an unwavering will to achieve our goals."