Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. he primarily plays as a forward but can also play as a guard due to his excellent ball-handling skills, in fact, He has the ability to play any of the 5 positions, in the 2016-17 NBA season he led his team in all five major statistical categories (points, assists, rebounds, steals, and blocks). His athleticism has earned him the nickname ‘Greek Freak’.
On January 19, 2017, Antetokounmpo was named a starter on the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. He was also named as the NBA's most improved player for the 2016-17 NBA Season, He became the first international player to get a signature Nike shoe deal, He was chosen in the Eastern Conference All-Star team yet again for the 2017-18, He also became the first international player to be featured on the cover of an NBA 2K game when he was chosen to be on the cover of the NBA 2K19 Standard edition.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Eastern Conference in All-Star voting in 2019 and was named the captain.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Net Worth & Endorsements
Giannis Antetokounmpo has a net worth of $40 million. His Annual salary with the Milwaukee Bucks is $25 million as per the contract he signed in 2016 and is the best-paid player in Milwaukee Bucks. In 2017, Giannis signed a long-term deal with Nike and launched his Signature sneaker line. Giannis’ other endorsements include BMO Harris, Tissot, Kronos Foods etc.