Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has a brand new teammate, nevertheless it’s one he is actually recognized his complete life.
The Bucks have reportedly signed the reigning NBA MVP’s 26-year-old brother, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, to a two-year league-minimum contract, in line with a number of experiences.
The elder Antetokounmpo has some NBA expertise, albeit he performed simply two video games with the Knicks after being chosen No. 51 general within the 2014 NBA Draft. The 6-7 ahead has additionally performed within the NBA G League – the place he earned Defensive Second Group honors – and the Greek League, the place he was a two-time All-Star.
Why signal a participant with such restricted NBA expertise? Based on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Giannis and Thanasis are “incredibly close.”
“More than roster fit, Thanasis’ addition could be geared toward keeping Giannis happy,” the paper notes.
Giannis and Thanasis have already performed collectively, on the Greek Nationwide Group, the place they will be a part of forces once more this summer time on the FIBA World Cup in China.