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Greece Advances to 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup

Greece fought off a tough challenge against Belgium on November 14th, qualifying to the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup with a 72-70 victory. Following a 20-point home loss against Latvia on November 11th, the only result desired by the Greek...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Leads Bucks to Best Start in Franchise History

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to their best start on Friday with a 115-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The win makes it 8-0 for the Bucks, who are now NBA's last unbeaten team and became the first team...

Milwaukee Bucks and the Possibility of a New Championship

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Milwaukee Bucks did not win a single game in the preseason, but Giannis is not worried because he believes the team needs to develop good habits for another championship. In his opinion, they just need to be...

First NBA Game in Greece Might Soon Be a Reality

The idea of hosting an NBA game in Greece might soon be a reality. NBA commissioner Adam Silver admitted that the idea of hosting a pre-season game of the Bucks in Greece is on the table despite logistic difficulties. Greek...

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Being Treated for Brain Cancer

Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, one of the best defenders in NBA history, is being treated for brain Cancer. The 56-year-old from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is always engaged, socially and charitably, with his war-torn country’s challenges....

Kostas Antetokounmpo Signs with Chicago Bulls

Kostas Antetokounmpo, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s younger brother, has signed a two-way contract with Chicago Bulls on Friday. The Chicago Bulls announced Antetokounmpo, 24, will join University of Illinois product Malcolm Hill as the second Bulls' two-way player. As a player for the...

Giannis Antetokounmpo on Life Out of Spotlight After Retirement

Giannis Antetokounmpo is only twenty-seven years old, but he is already thinking about his future after retiring from professional basketball. In a recent interview, he said that when he is done playing, he wants to be out of the spotlight....

Kostas Antetokounmpo Signs Training Camp Deal With the Chicago Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have signed Kostas Antetokounmpo, brother of Giannis, to a training camp deal that could lead to a permanent contract. Born on November 20, 1997 in Athens, Antetokounmpo was drafted sixtieth overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes Movie Producer Eyeing an Oscar

Giannis Antetokounmpo has become a movie producer eyeing an Oscar with the National Geographic documentary The Flagmakers. The Greek basketball player recently signed on to the National Geographic documentary as executive producer, and it looks like a strong Oscar contender. The...

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Poignant Question: Who Am I?

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a poignant question on social media: "Who am I?" he asks. "In Greece I was Nigerian, in Nigeria I was Greek. I was stuck in the middle, living between cultures," he concludes. https://twitter.com/Giannis_An34/status/1572688730418302983 Antetokounmpo was in New York...

Dr. George Korkos, the Greek-American Founder of the Milwaukee Bucks

"Before Giannis there was another Greek. That was me, Dr. George Korkos," the founding owner of Milwaukee Bucks said with a big grin on his face as he shows the NBA Championship ring he still proudly wore almost...

Greece Loses to Germany in EuroBasket Quarter Final

Greece lost the chance to progress to the EuroBasket 2022 semifinals after losing to co-hosts Germany 107-96. Greece was winning 61-57 at halftime but collapsed in the second half when Germany came back with a spectacular third period and some...

Greece Beats Czech Republic to Advance in EuroBasket

Greece beat the Czech Republic with a score of 94-88 in a dramatic game at the knockout phase of EuroBasket 2022 in Berlin, Germany.

Eurobasket: Greece Continues Unbeaten Run Easing Past Estonia

Greece beat Estonia 90-69 in the last game of the group stage of EuroBasket 2022 on Thursday, continuing its unbeaten run in the tournament. Greece is already prepping for next week’s knockout phase in Berlin where it will meet the...

Eurobasket: Greece Beats Ukraine and Giannis Sets Personal Best

Greece defeated Ukraine in Group C of the EuroBasket with a final score of 99-79. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored forty-one points, a personal best in an international match. The Milwaukee Bucks superstar also pulled down nine rebounds in twenty-seven minutes. Nick Calathes...