Born into a sporting family in Canada, Pangos played ice hockey as a child but quickly switched to basketball. His work ethic was evident from a young age, and he stood out as an accurate shooter during his schooldays. After shining in Ontario, Pangos chose to attend the University of Gonzaga, following in the footsteps of legendary guard John Stockton.
Racking up great stats in his four years at university, he still holds the record for 3-pointers there with 313 -set in 2015. However, despite his performances in the NCAA, he was not drafted to the NBA and instead decided to sign for Herbalife Gran Canaria. In 2015 and 2016 he put in strong showings for the Canary Islanders, leading to Zalgiris Kaunas signing him. Pangos was part of the Lithuanian side Final Four appearance as a starting guard.
In the summer of 2018, Barça offered him a two-year contract.
Pangos is a point guard who can score, with great decision-making and play management skills.