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Thanasis Antetokounmpo Likely To Sign With Knicks In Offseason

Thanasis Antetokounmpo recently discussed his future with the New York Knicks and the vision remains for him to sign with the team for the 15-16 season, league sources tell RealGM. The Knicks have consistently had a clear plan to sign Antetokounmpo in the 2015 offseason and the meeting last week reinforced the belief. Antetokounmpo is averaging 13.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in 31...
Via RealGM
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks endure rough Saturday night of All-Star events

Giannis Antetokounmpo's Slam Dunk contest debut didn't last long. After not completing the first dunk of the first round, Antetokounmpo stood no chance of advancing to the finals. Minnesota's Zach LaVine defeated Orlando's Victor Oladipo to win the Slam Dunk contest. Antetokounmpo was the only player not to complete a dunk during the first round of the competition. The 20-year-old...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Turned Down Significant Money In Europe To Remain In D-League

Thanasis Antetokounmpo chose to play in the D-League for just $25,000 while turning down significant financial offers in Europe. Antetokounmpo wants to play in the NBA and believes playing for the New York Knicks' D-League affiliate will help accomplish that goal. According to agent Tim Lotsos, Varese offered Antetokounmpo a two-year deal worth $550,000 with an opt-out to join the...
Via RealGM
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Joining Knicks' D-League Affiliate After Considering Europe Deals

After mulling between the NBA Development League and European clubs, New York draft pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo has decided upon playing next season with the Knicks’ affiliate in Westchester, sources told RealGM. Antetokounmpo considered several significant contract offers in Europe if he elected to pass on a consecutive season in the D-League, but Knicks management made clear...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rookies Understandably Have A Hard Time Spelling Thanasis Antetokounmpo’s Name

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Via Next Impulse Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch NBA rookies try to spell 'Antetokounmpo'

As Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon said, "I'm not a speller, I'm an NBA player." Gordon and several other NBA rookies were recently asked to spell  Thanasis Antetokounmpo's last name. Antetokounmpo, who was born in Athens, Greeces, was drafted in the second round by the Knicks in this year's draft. As you'll see, the guard's last name proved to be an insurmountable challenge...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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