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Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes the first non-American to land the cover of the annual NBA game

For the first time since its launch some 20 years ago, an international player graces the cover of the NBA annual game. As the ‘Greek Freak’ himself announced it on …

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Another Greek Freak enters the NBA

Kostas Antetokounmpo was drafted with 60th – and final – pick of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks via a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers. Antetokounmpo becomes the …

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Panathinaikos wins Greek League

In a 84-70 win over rival Olympiakos, Panathinaikos won the Greek basketball league for a record 37th time last night in Athens. That was the fifth and deciding game in …

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Antetokounmpo expected to join Greek national team at FIBA World qualifiers

Basketballer Giannis Antetokounmpo will not be joining the Greek national team for the June-July FIBA World Cup Qualifiers. But according to coach Thanasis Skourtotopoulos, the Milwaukee Bucks forward, also known …

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WATCH: Giannis Antetokounmpo sets the record straight in ESPN ad

The Greek Freak appears in a recent tongue-in-cheek sketch by sports broadcaster ESPN. The NBA star appears to be working on a computer while dressed in the colours of his …

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Club president withdraws Panathinaikos Basketball Club from Euroleague

The Euroleague is set to lose Panathinaikos Basketball Club at the end of the current season. The decision was made by club president, Dimitris Giannakopoulos after his proposal for a …

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WATCH: Player gets headbutted in Greek basketball league brawl

It has been a turbulent time in Greek sports. First PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis invaded the pitch with a holstered gun, and now the drama extends to the country’s Basketball …

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NBL recruits Demetriou to chair new advisory board

Former AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou is returning to the sporting world after a four year absence, but he returns to join a different sporting code to the one he left. …

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Catching up with Giannis Antetokounmpo in LA

The ‘Greek Freak’ still can’t believe that just five years into his career, he’s already been selected as an NBA All-Star twice.

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Unwell Greek teen’s wish to meet Giannis Antetokounmpo granted

After a difficult 12 months in hospital, 15-year-old Dimitris Zamanis was flown from his home in Trikala to Milwaukee to spend the day with his NBA hero.