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Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo sing Greek national anthem with fans (video)

No matter where he plays, Giannis Antetokounmpo is the focus of attention for all NBA fans and especially the Greek Americans. The Greek Freak is considered a national hero, and Giannis has embraced the role, never ceasing to please the fans and take photos with them.

Greece marks day of defiance

Students march in a parade in the northern Peloponnese town of Argos on Saturday. Similar events took place around the country to mark Ochi Day, which commemorates October 28, 1940, when Greek leader Ioannis Metaxas rejected Mussolini's ultimatum, propeling Greece into World War II.

Thessaloniki mayor objects to schoolchildren in military parade

Just a few days before Ochi Day, which commemorates the rejection by Greek leader Ioannis Metaxas on October 28, 1940 of Mussolini's demand for access to Greek territory, propelling Greece into World War II, Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris expressed his opposition to the traditional parade by schoolchildren held in Greek cities to mark the anniversary.

Nikos Nikolaou | Thessaloniki | To October 27

The MIET Bookshop in Thessaloniki is hosting an exhibition of works by Greek artist Nikos Nikolaou. The exhibition is divided into two parts. The first features works connected to theater, including costume and set designs while the second is dedicated to his murals. Nikos Nikolaou was born on the island of Hydra in 1909.

Varoufakis book to be made into a movie

Former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis launched the Greek edition of his latest book, "Adults in the Room," at Technopolis in Athens on Monday. Greek-French film director Costa-Gavras, who is known for making films with overt political themes, announced his intention to bring Varoufakis's book to the big screen via a letter that was read out during the press conference. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to practice (video)

Giannis Antetokounmpo returned to court for practice at the Milwaukee Bucks after his temporary leave due to his father’s death. His father, Charles, 54, passed away suddenly at his home in Milwaukee from a heart attack last Friday. Giannis will be ready for the opening match against the Indiana Pacers.

 

Giannis Antetokounmpo: “I wanted to play, but I couldn’t”

 

The “Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo described his decision not to play with the Greek National Team in the Europbasket 2017 by saying that “[I]t was not that I did not want to play, I could not play”.

“Day after day I get better. My knee is constantly improving”, said Giannis and added that:

Adidas send truckload of gear to sign Giannis Antetokounmpo (video)

Greek NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is a brand name in his own right. And the fact that the two global clothing sportswear giants, Nike and Adidas are vying for the Milwaukee Bucks star to chose their gear is simply one more piece of proof confirming his super-stardom, even though he proven over and over again how down to earth he is in his life off the courts.

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