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Disney+ releases trailer for “Rise,” based on story of Antetokounmpo family

Disney Plus has released the trailer for “Rise,” a film based on the real-life story of the Nigerian-Greek Antetokounmpo family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league – Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Laker …

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Antetokounmpo donates temporary accommodation to fire-stricken residents

Giannis Antetokounmpo, has offered temporary accommodation to residents of Athens and Attic affected by the devastating wildfires that have swept across the area since Tuesday for several days and nights. The Greek Freak but also many anonymous volunteers jumped immediately to help, where other prominent Greeks remained silent to the …

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Antetokounmpo graffiti in Athens vandalized with nazi symbols

Unknown perpetrators have vandalized with nazi symbols the graffiti of Giannis Antetokounmpo created by the “Colors and Dreams” group on the initiative of the Municipality of Palaio Faliro in south Athens. The racists vandals smudged the face of Greek Freak, painted swastikas and the SS symbol on his arm. The …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks march for Justice (video)

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo and some of his teammates marched with a group protesting racial injustice on Saturday, June 6, in Milwaukee. The group they were with joined a larger group led by activist Frank Nitty. As protests continued in Milwaukee for a ninth consecutive day, one peaceful march …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family donate masks to Athens suburb

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family donated 10,000 surgical masks for the coronavirus pandemic to Zografou, the suburb east of Athens where he started playing basketball. Giannis, Thanassis, Kostas, Alex and their mother said they wanted to acknowledge the influence of the city’s sports team, Filathlitikos, on the path of ‘the …

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Antetokounmpo sues artist for selling “Greek Freak” t-shirts

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has defended his nickname and sued a US artist for  selling “Greek Freak” t-shirts without his permission. According to TMZ Sports, the Milwaukee Bucks stud is going scorched earth on Pennsylvania-based artist Jinder Bhogal — who sells NBA player-inspired clothing on his website. In fact, Bhogal …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA’s Most Valuable Player

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo won the NBA award for the Most Valuable Player 2018-2019. Upon receiving the MVP Award, the “Greek Freak” gave an incredibly moving and emotional speech in his second language. The 24-year-old player thanked God, his family, his coach, the Bucks, the Greeks who stayed out …

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US parents increasingly name their babies “Giannis” after The Greek Freak

An increasingly number of parents in the US name their babies “Giannis” after the Greek Freak, the Bucks and NBA star Antetokounmpo. “There’s only one Giannis Antetokounmpo,” writes USToday adding that “But likely because of the NBA star, there are now plenty of Giannises.” According to baby name data released …

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Antetokounmpo donates basketball court in memory of Mati wildfire victims

Giannis Antetokounmpo made a gesture full of symbolism that proves his social sensibilities and the close relationship he maintains with Greece. The 24-year-old Greek Freak and Milwaukee Bucks star donated the construction of a baskeball court in Rafina, East Attica. the donation has been made in the memory of the victims …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo “sad and disappointed” after racist attack against his brother

“Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo could not remain silent to the despicable racist attack by a sports presenter against his brother Thanassis after a Panathinaikos-Olympiakos match a few days ago. “If this can happen to Thanassis, who proudly represents National Greece and Panathinaikos, I can not imagine what other colored people …

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“Greek Freak”, Giannis Antetokounmpo, invites the world to visit Greece (video)

Gorgeous beaches, crystal clear blue waters, starlit skies, amazing sunsets, history-loaded archaeological sites and mouthwatering cuisine. In between, footage with highlights from the basketball court featuring Ambassador for Greek tourism, NBA superstar and Milwaukee Bucks No 34, Giannis Antetokounmpo. “For your vacation, it has to be Greece” the Greek Freak …

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Greek academic at UCL in racist rant against Antetokounmpo

A Greek academic local media describe as “professor” caused a social media outcry after describing National Basketball Association (NBA) sensation Giannis Antetokounmpo as “a black guy pretending to be Greek.” The man is reportedly employed at the University College of London. Evangelos Markopoulos made his comment on Facebook in a …

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War of words as Greek Federation accuses Bucks, NBA of staging Antetokounmpo’s absence

Greece’s basketball federation accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday from playing in the European championship. NBA and Bucks dismissed the Greek claims as “false”. A war of words is in full development. About an hour after Antetokounmpo posted on …

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“Greece by Greeks”: Aegean partners with Giannis Antetokounmpo for worldwide campaign

Aegean airlines joined forces with NBA basketball champion Giannis Antetokounmpo and has launched the “Greece by Greeks” campaign, aiming to showcase Greece’s attractions, traditions and customs and reveal the country’s “secrets” to the rest of the world. The campaign includes the introduction of the online travel platform, www.greecebygreeks.gr, which features some of …

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