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Giannis Antetokounmpo entertains on first day of All-Star Weekend (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo entertains on first day of All-Star Weekend (VIDEO)

| February 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Giannis Antetokounmpo came off the bench to help Team Hill complete a 142-136 victory over Team Webber. He finished with 9 points — making all three of his field goal attempts — as well as 2 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 swell block of a Tim Hardaway, Jr. jump shot.  He got three of [...]

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Giannis in the Skills Challenge? Giannis in the Skills Challenge.

Giannis in the Skills Challenge? Giannis in the Skills Challenge.

| February 6, 2014 | Reply

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks forward who has swept the NBA world off its feet, will be selected to participate in the Skills Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend, according to, who else, Adrian Wojnarowski. Guy has more scoops than an ice cream selling store. Because ice cream is traditionally served via scoop, most stores that [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks put on an entertaining display of basketball for his family

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks put on an entertaining display of basketball for his family

| February 4, 2014 | 13 Replies

ShareAll season long, Giannis Antetokounmpo has given Bucks fans plenty of ‘wow’ moments. But last night, the same Bucks fans got the chance to mix in some fun moments, too, thanks to a long-needed win and the arrival of Giannis’ family to the United States and to the BMO Harris Bradley Center.  The Antetokounmpos — [...]

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What to watch for in the Milwaukee Bucks second half: A guide for the wounded spirit

What to watch for in the Milwaukee Bucks second half: A guide for the wounded spirit

| January 30, 2014 | 19 Replies

ShareAt the time of writing, there are 37 games left in the Bucks’ 2013-14 season, which means that we have officially begun the descending journey to the offseason in what is proving to be an even more trying season than many of us could have possibly imagined. Before the season began we reveled in John [...]

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Video: Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo on a Bucks gameday

Video: Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo on a Bucks gameday

| January 29, 2014 | 3 Replies

ShareNikos Papioannou recently spent some time in Milwaukee covering your favorite Milwaukee Bucks player and Greek sensation Giannis Antetokounmpo. He covered a number of interesting Giannis related topics, including a chat with Caron Butler in which Butler said Giannis reminded him of Andrei Kirilenko. But the coolest coverage came in the form of a video [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo’s other name

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s other name

| January 2, 2014 | 13 Replies

ShareWithout a doubt, Giannis Antetokounmpo is the best thing to happen to the Milwaukee Bucks in 2013 (and probably over a timeframe much longer than that.)  He is candid, ever-smiling and engaging. He routinely makes plays that only a handful of NBA players could make because of his stunning combination of size and physical grace. [...]

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Likes and dislikes: Save Our Bucks

Likes and dislikes: Save Our Bucks

| December 23, 2013 | 33 Replies

Share I’ve been watching this Save Our Bucks thing from the sideline for quite a while. I’ve seen all the links, all the conversation and all the arguing it’s generated. I’ve seen the billboard they built. I’ve heard many denouncements and kind words alike. But I’ve been pretty quiet. I didn’t want to rush out [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo posts a career-high 15 points (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo posts a career-high 15 points (VIDEO)

| December 12, 2013 | 13 Replies

ShareThe Bucks laid a dinosaur egg last night.  The Spurs doubled them up in the first quarter, 32-16.  Tim Duncan outscored the Bucks starters by himself. To say that their effort was shaky would be an understatement.  O.J. Mayo, Khris Middleton, Ekpe Udoh and Brandon Knight combined for a grand total of 3 rebounds in [...]

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A teenager’s birthday party: Bucks – Wizards Preview

A teenager’s birthday party: Bucks – Wizards Preview

| December 6, 2013 | 1 Reply

ShareExpect some birthday smiles tonight from Giannis Antetokounmpo.  The rookie teenager celebrates his 19th birthday today.  ”The first month (the transition to the U.S.) was very hard for me, because I was 18.  Now I’m 19, I’m a big man now!” Giannis said with a chuckle. The Greek Freak was quite effusive on his big [...]

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