Giannis Antetokounmpo

Milwaukee Bucks, F
HEIGHT: 6'11 / 2.11m
BORN: December 6, 1994
BIRTHPLACE: Athens, Greece
NBA DEBUT: 2013

Hailing from Athens, Greece, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is one of the best and most recognizable players in the NBA today. The 2019 NBA MVP, who is the third youngest MVP over the last 40 seasons, is a 4x NBA All-Star, 2019 All-NBA First Team selection, 2019 NBA All-Defensive First Team selection and the 2017 Most Improved Player. He is also a 4x ESPY winner, including NBA Player (2019), Male Athlete (2019), NBA Player (2018) and Breakthrough Athlete (2017). Giannis was named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list for 2019, highlighting him as a leading entrepreneur in his field. In the same year, he also became Nike's first signature athlete with his own signature sneaker born and raised outside of the United States. In 2018, Giannis became the international ambassador for The Hellenic Initiative which works to make a difference and change the lives of the people of Greece for the better.

 


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