Tall, versatile and athletic wing player known as The Greek Freak, he was selected 15th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. He made his first NBA All-Star Game appearance in 2017 and also received the NBA's Most Improved Player award in 2017.
He played professionally in Greece for Filathlitikos B.C.
He was an NBA Rising Star as a rookie and in 2015 he was selected to compete in the NBA Dunk Contest.
His parents are named Veronica and Charles. He has four brothers, Thanasis. He has been dating volleyball player Mariah Riddlesprigger.
He was drafted 15th overall in 2013, one spot after Shabazz Muhammad.