The youngest brother of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo plans to skip college and play professionally in Europe to prepare for the NBA.
Alex Antetokounmpo, who graduated from Dominican High School in Milwaukee, reportedly received offers from DePaul, Ohio and Green Bay. The 6-foot-7 small forward is rated as a three-star prospect in the Class of 2020 by 247 Sports.
The Milwaukee Bucks are investigating how hackers gained access to NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo's social media and bank accounts after a series of expletive-laced and racist messages from his account were posted on Thursday.
The messages included disrespectful language toward late basketball star Kobe Bryant and a claim that Antetokounmpo had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Collectible match-worn signed shoes belonging to Milwaukee Bucks star and last season's NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and a signed T-shirt from his personal collection with Nike are being auctioned for charity on www.charityidols.com as part of the Live Athletically campaign to raise money to combat the coronavirus.
Stankovic is one of the founders of BC Red Star, a Yugoslav national team player and the man who scored the first basketball points in the World Cup history.
Stankovic played for Red Star, Zeleznicar and Partizan during his playing career from 1946 to 1953, while he also served as coach in the BC Partizan.
Greece's Giannis Antetokounmpo called on his fans to protect themselves against the new coronavirus on Thursday, a day after the NBA said it was suspending its season following news that a few players had been infected.
"Basketball becomes secondary...Take care of yourselves and your family. Wash your hands often," he said in a Tweet on his official account.
The Euroleague announced on Thursday the suspension of all its tournaments, i.e. its main competition, the Eurocup and the Next Generation Euroleague, with immediate effect.
The decision, that applies indefinitely, followed the diagnosis of a Real Madrid player with coronavirus, and the suspension of the NBA in the US.