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Interesting facts about Giannis Antetokounmpo you might not know about

Interesting facts about Giannis Antetokounmpo you might not know about

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Giannis is hard to describe. He doesn’t fit easily into categories that we’re used to, now or in the past.” Pau Gasol 

 

Giannis Antetokounmpo is considered to be one of the best basketballers. The 26-year-old has been playing for Milwaukee Bucks since 2013. Before that, he played for Filathlitikos from 2011 to 2013. Giannis has won many awards during his career including 2 MVPs, DPOY as well as MIP.

Here are some interesting facts about Giannis you might not know about.

  • Giannis was born in Athens, Greece
  • The 26-year-old is the First Greek to Win NBA MVP
  • He and his brother Thanasis served in the Military in 2016
  • His nickname is the “Greek Freak”
  • Giannis is the only NBA player to win the most improved player and most valuable player awards
  • Giannis sold watches and DVDs as a child to help his parents earn a little extra cash.
  • The Greek Freak is the third player in NBA history to win both MVP and DPOY in the same season.

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