Is Giannis Antetokounmpo playing for Greece?
Giannis Antetokounmpo was not playing for Greece in that game because his Milwaukee Bucks were preparing for the NBA Finals, which started a couple of days later. However, the best player on the Greek team — and maybe in the world — is looking ahead to EuroBasket next September and hinted on Twitter he plans to play.
Did Giannis serve in the Greek army?
Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA
Antetokounmpo hails from Athens, Greece, and like all Greek men, he is required to serve in the military. Giannis and his brother Thanasis both served during the summer of 2016 to fulfill their requirements for service.
Did Greece qualify for the Olympics basketball?
They didn’t manage to qualify for the Summer Olympic Games nor to the FIBA World Cup, but they did manage to win two regional gold medals.