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Meet Dr. George Korkos, 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 says with a big grin on his face as he shows the NBA Championship ring he still proudly wears almost...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Named MVP of 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the 2021 NBA All-Star Game MVP on Sunday night. Team LeBron scored a 170-150 win over Team Durant  in a game that was rather short on drama. The Greek Freak, who finished with 35 points and seven...

Antetokounmpo’s Girlfriend Sends Loving Goodbye to Greece

Mariah Riddlesprigger, a stunning athlete in her own right and the girlfriend of Milwaukee Bucks player Giannis Antetokounmpo, sent a moving goodbye to Greece, her boyfriend's birthplace, in an Instagram post on Wednesday. The young mother posted a picture with...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Distributes Food to the Needy in Athens

Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is currently training in Greece, donated and distributed boxes of food for people in need at the church of Agios Meletios in Sepolia, the neighborhood where he grew up, on Monday. What makes his actions so special,...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Donates the Uniforms to his Former Greek Basketball Team

Giannis Antetokounmpo made another great gesture by donating this season's uniforms to the Greek team in which he started his spectacular career in basketball. EFAO Zografou B.C. - in short Filathlitikos - in the Zografou neighborhood of Athens is proud...

Younger Brother Alex Antetokounmpo Signs 3-Year-Deal with Murcia

Alex Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, announced on Monday that he had recently signed a 3-year-deal with the Spanish team UCAM Murcia. According to reports, the contract is considered financially viable for a player his...

Greek Basketball Giant Panathinaikos Up for Sale for 25 Million Euros

Panathinaikos, the most successful Greek basketball team ever, has been put up for sale by its owner, businessman Dimitris Giannakopoulos. Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Giannakopoulos revealed that he will sell Panathinaikos for 25 million euros ($28.4 million),...

Antetokounmpo Family Sends Big Thanks to Greek Doctors, Medical Staff

The Antetokounmpo family sent a big "thank you" note to all the doctors and nurses who continue to risk their health in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. As Giannis Antetokounmpo stated in his Twitter account, "As a family, we feel...

Greek Basketball Player Blasted in Turkey for Not Holding Ataturk Banner

Greek basketball player Kostas Sloukas, who plays for the Turkish basketball team Fenerbahce was subjected to intense criticism across Turkish social media after he failed to hold a banner commemorating the death of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk on Saturday. Videos uploaded...

Rick Pitino Named as New Coach for Greek National Basketball Team

Legendary American basketball coach Rick Pitino agreed on Friday to coach the Greek national team as it attempts to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics, to be held in Tokyo. The highly-regarded coach held meetings with the Hellenic Basketball Federation...

Rick Pitino Eyes Coaching Spot on Greece's National Basketball Team

American basketball coach Rick Pitino is said to be close to signing a contract to coach the Greek national team as it attempts to qualify for the 12-team Olympic tournament. The legendary coach is scheduled to fly to Athens, Greece...

Greece Win At FIBA World Cup Too Little, Too Late

Greece won a thrilling game 84-77 against the Czech Republic on Monday, but it was still eliminated from joining the final eight teams of the World Cup, as it needed a win of 12 points or more to progress. Greece...

Giannis Antetokounmpo vs USA in Mouthwatering Clash on Saturday

Greece progressed to the second round of the FIBA World Cup and will play the USA in a mouthwatering clash on Saturday in China. The reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo will play for the first time against the US on...