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A Francis Antetokounmpo

A Francis Antetokounmpo

Francis Antetokounmpo

Nicknamed the ‘Greek Freak’ because of the exceptional size and skill that he has on the court, Francis Antetokounmpo has made more than $100 million over his career in basketball taking his to the NBA being drafted in 2013 by the Milwaukee Bucks. One of his most well known accomplishments was when he led Puerto Rico to a silver medal in the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey.

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The Antetokounmpo organized Antetokounbros 5K Run in Athens, Greece, in partnership with NIKE. His brothers were a part of it. The four Antetokounmpo siblings ran along with hundreds of people who answered their call. They ran through the streets of Athens and the centre of the city. Likewise, the centre of the city was closed for the event. It was a 5km course that began at the Triton gym in the area of Sepolia. It ended at the historic Kallimarmanon stadium. It is a non-profit organization that aims to protect and provide help for mothers and children in need.

The youngest is 13 years younger than the oldest, Antetokounmpo. His height is 6 feet 8 inches. He has very high expectations of his four elder brothers. You think he has a superior capacity to all of his brothers. A triennial deal with the UCAM Murcia of the ACB League was concluded with Antetokounmpo on June 22, 2020. His secondary school basketball career was likewise quite successful. (Source: besttoppers.com)

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The Nigerian is a semi professional basketball player. He plays as a power forward. He has also added soccer to his diverse portfolio. Francis has played soccer professionally and he is a midfielder. What separates him from his brothers is music. The 33 years first song named: Shekosi was released in the year 2020. All the brothers are into sports, music is what allows Francis to have an upper hand amongst his brothers.

Francis was born on October 20, 1988, in Lagos, Nigeria to father Charles Antetokounmpo and mother Veronica Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo family has five brothers and Francis is the oldest one. According to various sources when Francis was still a child his parents moved to Athens, Greece to improve the quality of their lives and left Francis with his grandparents in Nigeria, later Francis also moved to Athens. (Source: glamcelebs.com)

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Antetokounmpo made his NBA debut on October 13, 2013, at the age of 18 years, 311 days, as one of the youngest NBA players ever. He averaged 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.8 blocks in 77 appearances during his rookie season. He scored in double figures 23 times and grabbed at least 10 rebounds twice, with both efforts resulting in double-doubles. He finished the season with 61 total blocks, which led all NBA rookies and was the seventh-most by a Bucks rookie in franchise history. He was selected to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, where he tallied nine points, two rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes. At the season's end, he was named to the 2013–14 NBA All-Rookie second team.

Antetokounmpo again joined the Greek national team for EuroBasket 2015. Greece's roster consisted of many experienced players, most of them previously crowned European champions with their clubs, like Vassilis Spanoulis, Ioannis Bourousis and Nikos Zisis, and Greece was a favorite for a medal, after showing great form in friendly games. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

 

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