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Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to a hero’s welcome in Athens
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Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to a hero’s welcome in Athens

Panos - Jul 01, 2019

The streets of Sepolia neighbourhood were filled with thousands of Greeks who turned out to welcome their own hero Giannis Antetokounmpo in Athens on Saturday. The Greek…

More parents name their babies Giannis after the “Greek Freak”
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More parents name their babies Giannis after the “Greek Freak”

Panos - Jun 11, 2019

There’s only one Giannis Antetokounmpo. But likely because of the NBA star, there are now plenty of Giannises. According to baby name data released by the U.S…

Giannis Antetokounmpo wins Gazzetta dello Sport’s “European basketball player of the year”
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Giannis Antetokounmpo wins Gazzetta dello Sport’s “European basketball player of the year”

makis - Mar 05, 2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo was voted top European basketball player for 2018 in the Italian Gazzetta dello Sport. The Greek Milwaukee Bucks superstar managed to conquer top spot, after…

Athens Supreme Court Prosecutor orders probe into Antetokounmpo racist incident
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Athens Supreme Court Prosecutor orders probe into Antetokounmpo racist incident

makis - Nov 19, 2018

Athens Prosecutor Xeni Demetriou has ordered a preliminary investigation into the circumstances surrounding the racist comments on Greek TV by a basketball fan of Olympiakos against Panathinaikos’s…

Giannis Antetokounmpo responds to racist “monkey” comment against brother Thanasis by Olympiakos fan
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Giannis Antetokounmpo responds to racist “monkey” comment against brother Thanasis by Olympiakos fan

makis - Nov 15, 2018

NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo lashed out Thursday, November 15, at a Greek television presenter who described his brother Thanasis as a “monkey” following a EuroLeague game last…

Giannis Antetokounmpo not playing for Greece in World Cup qualifiers
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Giannis Antetokounmpo not playing for Greece in World Cup qualifiers

Panos - Aug 23, 2018

On Tuesday the Greek Basketball Federation announced the roster for the World Cup Qualifiers in September, and Giannis Antetokounmpo was not on it. There was no further…

Giannis Antetokounmpo saves old man in heatwave!
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Giannis Antetokounmpo saves old man in heatwave!

Panos - Jul 06, 2018

The Greek Freak, Giannis Antetokounmpo, has proven his exceptional athletic skills on the NBA basketball courts time and time again. But the most impressive thing about the…

Giannis Antetokounmpo picks up NBA dunk of the year award!
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Giannis Antetokounmpo picks up NBA dunk of the year award!

Panos - May 15, 2018

Maybe you didn’t know it when you saw it live, but when you saw the replay you knew you’d seen something special. That was the case with…

Giannis Antetokounmpo never forgets his roots
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Giannis Antetokounmpo never forgets his roots

makis - Feb 19, 2018

In an interview with ESPN, Giannis Antetokounmpo, known as the “Greek Freak” due to freakish athletic abilities and his prowess on the court, remembered the days when…

Watch Greeks express their love to Giannis Antetokounmpo in New York
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Watch Greeks express their love to Giannis Antetokounmpo in New York

makis - Feb 07, 2018

The Greek community in New York is large and really loves Giannis Antetokounmpo. It proved it once again when the Greek Freak was in the Big Apple…

Giannis Antetokounmpo sing Greek national anthem with fans
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Giannis Antetokounmpo sing Greek national anthem with fans

makis - Nov 08, 2017

No matter where he plays, Giannis Antetokounmpo is the focus of attention for all NBA fans and especially the Greek Americans. The Greek Freak is considered a…

Antetokounmpo brothers, Porzingis play streetball in Athens
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Antetokounmpo brothers, Porzingis play streetball in Athens

makis - May 30, 2016

NBA stars Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks battled it out in Athens in a game of streetball Sunday,…