Giannis Antetokounmpo was ejected in the second quarter for head-butting Moritz Wagner on Tuesday night, but the Milwaukee Bucks still posted a 126-113 victory over the Washington Wizards in the NBA bubble near Orlando.
The incident occurred near the Milwaukee hoop after Antetokounmpo was whistled for a charging foul for running into the Washington center.
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.
The family of Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo donated 20,000 surgical masks which will be equally divided between the municipality of Zografou in central Athens and the city's Organization of Culture, Sports and Youth (OPANDA) to help employees protect themselves against the new coronavirus.
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.