Thanasis Antetokounmpo makes Greece’s final and he will face fellow Milwaukee Buck Bobby Portis Jr. in the World Cup.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo will be the solitary player from the squad on the Greek national group that will compete within the FIBA 2023 World Cup in the Philippines.
Antetokounmpo has made it to Greece’s 12-man lineup for the World Cup, which can start on August 25th.
Aside from Antetokounmpo, too part of Greece’s lineup are Kostas Papanikolaou, Giannoulis Larentzakis, Ioannis Papapetrou, Georgios Papagiannis, Michalis Lountzis, Dinos Mitoglou, Nikos Rogkavopolous, Thomas Walkup, Lefters Bochoridis, Dimitris Moraitis, and Manos Chatzidakis.
There were three Antetokounmpos when Greece declared its preparatory squad for the World Cup. Two Antetokounmpo brothers, Giannis and Kostas, eventually pulled out from the group due to different wounds.
Giannis was gathered to be the star of the group, but the Greek Freak chosen to pull back as he is still recuperating from a strategy on his cleared out knee to clean up free cartilage. Greece will moreover be without strong playmaker Nick Calathes, but Giannis’ nonappearance has the greater affect.
Giannis was a steady maker when he played for Greece within the 2014 and 2019 World Championships. The two-time NBA MVP has FIBA career midpoints of 19.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 2.6 assists.
Without Giannis, Greece’s offered to win the World Cup has clearly gotten to be harder than it is bracketed with Group USA in Group C. Moreover in Group C are Jordan and New Zealand.
With Group USA and Greece having a place within the same gather, Thanasis will be going up against individual Milwaukee Buck as Bobby Portis Jr. is one of the key cogs of the American squad.
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