Giannis

Antetokounmpo

Profile Information

Full Name Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo
Nickname Greek Freak
Age 29 years old
Nationality Greek-Nigerian
Current Team Milwaukee Bucks
Position Power forward / Small forward
NBA Debut 2013
Experience 10 Years
Total Finals Played 1 NBA Finals series

Giannis Antetokounmpo is also known as “GREEK FREAK” for his dominating gameplay on both ends of the basketball court. He is one of the top guys in the league right now and many even claim him to be the face and the best Hooper in the game. He’s an established BIG-MAN who is balling out for years and has even got the job done. Many also compare him to Shaquille O’Neal, including Shaq himself for the dominating play of his in the paint area. Fans love him for his character and energy. As he’s a family man with a lot of dad jokes, running for the funniest guy in the league title.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Early Life

Giannis Antetokounmpo was born in Athen, Greece on December 6, 1994, to Charles Antetokounmpo and Veronica Antetokounmpo. Both his parents were former athletes in Nigeria. His mother was a high jumper and his dad, Charles was a soccer player. Giannis Antetokounmpo though has seen a lot of things growing up as earlier his life was full of struggles. But his hard work and talent changed it all. From not having citizenship or any papers to claim his nationality to representing Greek, and having dual citizenship Giannis has done it all on and off the court.

Giannis Antetokounmpo started playing basketball in 2007 and soon he was listed by several clubs. But he got his perfect moment and chance to ball out with the Milwaukee Bucks. After, they drafted him as the 15th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. And, just in a decade, he has established himself as one of the many greats the game has seen.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Achievements

Giannis Antetokounmpo is probably not even halfway through his career. But he already has got himself a hard-to-match resume with unbelievable records. As he’s an NBA champion and Finals MVP. The 7× All-Star also has two MVP awards and one All-Star Game MVP award too. He even has a DPOY award and was also the Most Improved Player during the 2017 season where he erupted to become a superstar. Giannis Antetokounmpo also has multiple All-NBA and Defensive team selections. Greek Freak has also made it to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team and every other day he’s just adding more to his greats and achievements.