Giannis Antetokounmpo has always been that funny guy as fans love him for his dad jokes, character, sarcasm and the energy he carries around himself. A video clip promoting the 2014 All-Star break is back and viral again on the internet as in the clip Giannis Antetokounmpo is seen trying to pull a prank on LeBron James. Back then in 2014 LeBron James was the biggest thing as he was about to three-peat with Miami Heat winning two championships straight.
Giannis Antetokounmpo after being drafted as the 15th overall pick was selected for the Rising Star game as he showcased his early skills and gave a glance of what he can be in the future. That particular season Giannis really showcased how right the decision of the Milwaukee Bucks was to draft and build around him as last season he took home the FMVP with the championship and already has the best resume in the league.
Giannis Antetokounmpo has come all the way from prank-calling LeBron James to being mentioned in the same conversation with him and even getting compared. The prank call was a part of a video segment: “What if Rookies had a sleepover?” as NBA wanted to promote the game of Rising Star and there couldn’t be any better option than using a superstar like LeBron James in it.
Giannis Antetokounmpo prank calls LeBron James
Many fans around the league don’t really know that Giannis always had his so-liked sarcasm inside as he showcased it on a prank call with LeBron James during the 2014 All-Star break. On the call, Giannis quoted a silly question: “LeBron is your refrigerator running?” and soon hung up because he got nervous in front of King James as he mentions: “Man I got nervous man!. It’s LeBron James.” Giannis in this prank call was accompanied by Elfrid Payton, Marcus Smart and Bojan Bogdanovic.
On the other hand, Giannis has lived up to the expectations the league had from him when they selected him for the Rising Star Game. As of today after seven years Giannis Antetokounmpo the “Greek Freak” is the best player in the league counting both the ends and has turned himself into a Superstar which every organization wants on board.