The Bucks won the NBA Championship last season for the first time in over 50-years, and Antetokounmpo also won his first title and NBA Finals MVP.
He now adds those accomplishments to a long list of other accolades including two MVPs and a Defensive Player of The Year Award.
Here are some interesting facts about Giannis you might not know about.
- Giannis was born Adetokunbo December 6, 1994 in Athens Greece
- The 27-year-old is the First Greek to Win NBA MVP
- He and his brother Thanasis served in the Military in 2016
- His nickname is the “Greek Freak”
- Giannis is the only NBA player to win the most improved player and most valuable player awards
- Giannis sold watches and DVDs as a child to help his parents earn a little extra cash.
- The Greek Freak is the third player in NBA history to win both MVP and DPOY in the same season.
- The Greek Freak trademarked his nickname as his stardom grew
- Antetokounmpo is an avid fan of the Greek club Olympiakos.