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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...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Covers GQ’s 2021 Men of the Year Issue

Milwaukee Bucks' star Giannis Antetokounmpo was revealed to be the cover of GQ's 2021 Men of the Year issue on Tuesday. Antetokounmpo was named the athlete of the year in the popular men's fashion magazine's annual round-up of inspiring male...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Announces the Name of His Second Son

Greek Nigerian basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo announced the name of his second son in a post supporting an upcoming charity event on Thursday. The Milwaukee Bucks MVP and girlfriend Mariah Riddlesprigger have decided to name their child Maverick Shai Antetokounmpo....

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Greek Kid from Sepolia, Meets the President of the U.S.

Giannis Antetokounmpo visited the White House on Monday along with the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks are the first team to be guests at the White House since the Obama administration. The visit was meant to celebrate the...

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 said with a big grin on his face as he shows the NBA Championship ring he still proudly wore almost...

NBA, FIBA, EuroLeague Mull New European Basketball Conference

The NBA is currently in talks with FIBA and the EuroLeague to become a part of European Basketball, according to a statement the American Association made on Thursday. The NBA has been brought into the relationship between EuroLeague and FIBA...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Gets His First Championship Ring

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother Thanasis received the championship rings commemorating the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship in 50 years on Tuesday night, ahead of their season opener against the Brooklyn Nets. The Bucks organization selected championship jeweler Jason of...

Antetokounmpo Makes Major Real Estate Investment in Greece

During his summer vacation with his brothers, NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo made his first large investment in his native Greece. According to the Proto Thema newsweekly, Giannis bought two villas in the new Rolling Greens neighborhood of Costa Navarino, in...

Antetokounmpo: I Got Vaccinated to Protect my Family

Greek NBA champion and MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo revealed that he is now fully vaccinated during the Milwaukee Bucks Media day on Monday. The basketball superstar said that he received the vaccine in order to protect his family. The Milwaukee Bucks...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Honors Greek Basketball Legend Vassilis Spanoulis

NBA champion and current MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo paid tribute to Greek legend Vasilis Spanoulis on Monday after he was honored after his retirement from professional basketball. The Greek NBA player appeared on the video wall during a press conference at...

Giannis Antetokounmpo: I Would Go Back Selling CD’s Just to Be With My Dad

Giannis Antetokounmpo said on Friday that he would do everything to have his father back! Even going back in time to sell CD's in the Athens' suburb of Sepolia where he grew up. “I would give it all up, without a...