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Is Giannis Antetokounmpo Serious About “Disappearing” One Year in Greece?

Giannis Antetokounmpo dropped a bombshell on Wednesday saying that "he is serious" in thinking of taking a one-year sabbatical from the NBA to "disappear" with his family to Greece. After scoring 40 points to help the Bucks take a 3-2...

Impressive Mural of Giannis Antetokounmpo Stuns Milwaukee

A massive mural of Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo was recently unveiled in Milwaukee, home to the Bucks, Antetokounmpo's team. The mural, which depicts the two-time NBA MVP in his iconic Bucks jersey, stretches across the side of a three-story...

When Giannis Antetokounmpo Acted in a Movie

Before Giannis Antetokounmpo joined the NBA, he made his acting debut in an Australian movie called Dead Europe when he was only sixteen years old. https://twitter.com/TheHoopCentral/status/1275918737221120000 Acting role to earn some extra money In the movie, young Antetokounmpo has only one line...

NBA’s Kevin Durant, Hollywood’s Emma Stone Witness Greek Passion

NBA's Kevin Durant and Hollywood's Emma Stone traveled to Greece for different reasons, but they ended up on Wednesday night at a basketball game in Athens where they witnessed first-hand the passion of the fans. Durant, one of the best...

Antetokounmpo Leads the Milwaukee Bucks to Victory in Game 1 of Playoffs

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points with 16 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 blocks to lead the Milwaukee Bucks in their win against the Chicago Bulls 93-86 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series on Sunday. Game 2...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes All-Time Leading Scorer for the Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo made history on Thursday, as he became the Milwaukee Bucks all-time leading scorer, leading his team to a 120-119 overtime win against the Brooklyn Nets. The Greek Freak went off with 44 points while also adding 14 rebounds...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Meets Michael Jordan at the NBA All Star Game

Giannis Antetokounmpo met Michael Jordan for the very first time in Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game in Clevelant. Antetokounmpo said that he was initially told that Jordan was not going to be in attendance. But once he saw him, he was...

NBA All-Star Game: Giannis Antetokounmpo Scores 30 in Team LeBron Win

Giannis Antetokounmpo was instrumental in Team LeBron win over Team Durant in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in Clevelant. Antetokounmpo finished with 30 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, three steals and a blocked shot. Stephen Curry made a record 16 three-pointers and...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Beats Michael Jordan with New All-Time Record

Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the Washington Wizard's Tuesday night, surpassing NBA legend Michael Jordan along the way. Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Wizards 112-98, with the Greek Freak knocking out another triple-double, officially taking Michael Jordan's 18th lace spot...

Greektown Night in Chicago to Celebrate Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Greektown Night will be celebrated on March 4 in Chicago during the basketball game with NBA champions the Milwukee Bucks and the Chicago Bulls. Special commemorative hats will be available for all those who cheer as part of the Greek...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins Case to Protect “Greek Freak” Trademark

  Giannis Antetokounmpo won a case last week over the unauthorized use of his trademark “Greek Freak” name, image and likeness rights. These rights had been misappropriated and used to advertise jerseys, phone cases, clocks, pillows, greeting cards, shower curtains and...

Milwaukee Bus Route Now Named for Giannis Antetokounmpo

Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo can add another honor to his long list of accomplishments, as a bus route in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was named after him in honor of his 27th birthday. The birthday gift from the city of Milwaukee,...

Greek-American Follows Basketball — and his Heart — to Mykonos

At 26, Greek-American Tommy Papas is "living a dream," playing professional basketball for the idyllic island of Mykonos. Papas, a native of Plainfield, New Jersey, told Greek Reporter his Hellenic basketball odyssey began in 2018, when he signed on with...

NBA Player Gets US Citizenship, Changes Name to Enes Kanter Freedom

NBA player Enes Kanter, who is an outspoken critic on many human rights issues, became a US citizen Monday, legally changed his name to Enes Kanter Freedom to celebrate his new status. The Boston Celtics center told interviewers on Monday...

Is Giannis Antetokounmpo Looking Past the Bucks?

Milwaukee Bucks fans are nervous following Giannis Antetokounmpo's interview with GQ Magazine on Tuesday. The 26-year-old NBA champion was GQ's Athlete of the Year in their 2021 Men of the Year issue. Antetokounmpo, who was also the cover story for...