Birth date 6 Dec 1994 (24 years)
Nationality Greece Greece

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player who plays in the forward or guard position. Currently a team member of the Milwaukee Bucks, this NBA player is known for his ball-handling skills and athleticism.

Born in Athens, Greece and of Nigerian descent, Antetokounmpo began playing basketball in 2007. When he joined the Filathlitikos, he became known for his on-court skills and went on to be signed with CAI Zaragoza and other major European clubs started to take notice.

In 2013, Antetokounmpo was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA draft. He began scoring double-doubles and led all the NBA rookies with a total of 61 blocks for the entire season.

For the next season, the Bucks extended his contract and began scoring career-high milestones. While the Bucks were able to make it to the playoffs, they were defeated by the Chicago Bulls.

In the 2015-2016 Season, he improved his performance by increasing his points per game average. He had his first career triple-double with 27 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists on February 2016. Antetokounmpo finished the season with 5 triple doubles.

During the 2016 to 2017 Season, he recorded the 6th and 7th triple-doubles of his career. He also set a new career high with 41 points on February 2017. Antetokounmpo also became the very first Greek NBA All-Star. He also became the first NBA player to finish in the top 20 in points, assists, rebounds, blocks, and steals of the entire league.

He recorded his 9th triple-double during the 2017-2018 Season. Antetokounmpo became the only franchise player after Marques Johnson to be named a starter in two consecutive All-Star Games.

Career Accomplishments:• 2-time NBA All-Star (2017, 2018)• 2-time All-NBA Second Team (2017, 2018)• NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2017)• NBA Most Improved Player (2017)• NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2014)

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