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Giannis Antetokounmpo Leads Greece Spectacular Win Ahead Of Eurobasket

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and a double-double against Spain in his debut game with the Greek national team this season on Tuesday.

Antetokounmpo Playing For Greece at EuroBasket : “A Dream Come True”

Giannis Antetokounmpo is set to play at the EuroBasket for Greece for the first time since 2015, and this time around, he has his brothers with him on the team, as well. Giannis, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alex are all part...

US Blasts Brittney Griner’s Jail Sentence in Russia

The US has blasted the nine-year prison sentence of US basketball star Brittney Griner, who is being held in Russia on account of drug charges. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, said that the sentencing "puts a spotlight on our significant...

Four Antetokounmpo Brothers Selected in Greece Squad

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and three of his brothers on Tuesday were named by Greece coach Dimitris Itoudis in his squad for this year’s Eurobasket and World Cup qualifiers. Giannis, 27, and Thanasis play for the Milwaukee Bucks, Alex has...

Battle of Basketball Legends: When Michael Jordan Faced Nick Galis

The two basketball legends Michael Jordan and Nikos Galis played in what would be one of the most epic games in history.

Giannis Antetokounmpo to Play for Greece at Eurobasket 2022

Nigerian-Greek basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo will play for the Greek National team at the upcoming Eurobasket 2022. Greece National team head coach, Dimitris Itoudis, told Eurohoops magazine that he built the squad around Antetokounmpo. Rumors of Antetokounmpo's participation on the...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Calls Magic Johnson

NBA star Magic Johnson had the chance to speak with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to discuss the athlete's trip in the country on Monday. Johnson, who is regarded as the best point guard of all time, has been traveling...

Magic Johnson Has “Life Changing Experience” at Acropolis in Athens

Magic Johnson, one of the world's most famous basketball stars, has had what he calls a "life changing experience" in visiting the Acropolis in Athens during his time in Greece. The NBA legend, who is regarded as the best point...

1987: The Year Greece Began Its Love Affair with Basketball

Basketball in Greece was mediocre until June 14, 1987, when the National Team won the EuroBasket and Greeks fell in love with the sport.

Turkish NBA Pro And Activist Steps On Erdogan Photo At Protest Event

NBA star and human rights activist Enes Kanter Freedom was photographed stepping on a portrait photo of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Oslo Freedom Forum.

Greece Looking to confirm Giannis Antetokounmpo for 2022 EuroBasket

Nigerian-Greek NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is expected to play for Greece in the 2022 Eurobasket, the national team’s manager Nikos Zisis said this week.

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...