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Nick Kyrgios headlines star-studded celebrity basketball game for the Starlight Children’s Foundation

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios will headline a star-studded basketball line-up taking part in the Sydney Kings Starlight Celebrity game at Qudos Bank Arena on Sunday, 24 April. Kyrgios, a huge …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo secures ‘Greek Freak’ trademark

Two time MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo won a court case last week pertaining to the use of the ‘Greek Freak’ nickname, image and likeness rights. Antetokounmpo’s alias had been misappropriated and …

Milwaukee transport authority names bus route in Antetokounmpo’s honour

A Milwaukee transport organisation named one of its routes after Milwaukee Bucks basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo in honour of his achievements on the basketball court and in the community. The …

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Panathinaikos successful in basketball showdown with Olympiakos, 81-76

Long-time rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiacos had their latest basketball showdown on Monday with Panathinaikos beating the red-and-white team from Piraeus. The game was played at Olympiacos’ home court, the Peace …

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GQ magazine chooses the “Greek Freak “as its Athlete of the Year

The 2021 achievements of Greek basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo were given the recognition they deserve when prestigious men’s magazine “GQ” named him their “Athlete of the Year” for which he …

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Antetokounmpo, the kid from Sepolia, awestruck by meeting with US President Joe Biden

NBA Milwaukee Bucks champion Giannis Antetokounmpo, 26, visited US President Joe Biden at the White House on Monday. It was the first league visit in five years. The Greek-born son …

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Setting sights on Greece: Q&A with basketballer Nic Pozoglou

Out in Western Sydney almost two decades ago, a young Nic Pozoglou picked up a basketball in a town where rugby league was favoured. The now 25-year-old has since gone …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo named one of the NBA’s top five international players

Smiles abound in the Antetokounmpo household, as ‘Greek Freak’ Giannis has been voted the third best international player of the NBA just a week after his mother Veronica and his …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo’s mother and brother granted honorary Greek citizenship

Milwaukee Bucks star player and 2021 NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday for a special ceremony to grant Greek citizenship to his mother, …

US basketball player Eric Lockett joins Aris Thessaloniki from Bristol

American basketballer Eric Lockett, 26, has signed to join Aris Thessaloniki from British Basketball League team the Bristol Flyers. While playing for Bristol which he joined in 2019, the 196cm-tall …

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