Giannis Vows to Join Greek National Team in 2019 World Cup (Vid & Pics)

(Photo by TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos)

NEW YORK – “I don’t want to think about (being the) MVP. But, I want to be there for the Greek National Team. I wish I’m fit enough by the end of the season in order to represent Greece,” the Greek super star Giannis Antetokounmpo said to The National Herald’s journalist Christodoulos Athanasatos.

Earlier, the “Greek Freak” had 30 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the cold-shooting Brooklyn Nets 113-94 on Monday night.

In an arena that is traditionally painted in the gray and black of the Brooklyn Nets, every visit from Giannis Antetokounmpo morphs the Barclays Center into a sea of blue and white, dotted with Greek flags. The Super League Athletic Academy (SLAA), spearheaded by its director Dimitris Pristouris, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Nets make it so when Giannis visits, it’s Greek Night at the Barclays. There were approximately an astounding 2,500 organized Greeks in attendance for the game.

“They are amazing! They support me since the very first day I came to NBA”, Giannis said about the hundreds of Greek-Americans who cheered for him and waved Greek flags at Barclays Center on Monday night.

The promise to give the “present” with the “blue-white” in the Mundo-Basket of China, since he is healthy at the end of the season, gave Milwaukee’s Greek star, Giannis Antetokounmpo, immediately after another meeting with the New Hellenes Abroad York at the Barclay’s Center.

Αντετοκούνμπο: Δεν θέλω να σκέφτομαι το MVP, αλλά την Εθνική, θέλω να είμαι εκεί

Την υπόσχεση ότι θα δώσει το «παρών» με την «γαλανόλευκη» στο Μουντομπάσκετ της Κίνας, εφόσον είναι υγιής στο τέλος της σεζόν, έδωσε ο Ελληνας αστέρας των Μιλγουόκι Μπακς, Γιάννης Αντετοκούνμπο…Περισσότερα στο: bit.ly/2HTRSjK

Posted by Εθνικός Κήρυξ / The National Herald on Monday, February 4, 2019

(Photo by TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos)
(Photo by TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos)
(Photo by TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos)
(Photo by TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos)
(Photo by TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos)