The Greek NBA player Giannis Antetokoumpo will participate in NBA’s All Star Game 2014. This is the first time in the NBA’s history that a Greek player will be participating in such an important event.
It is a historic moment for Buck’s rookie and for Greece. The “Greek Freak” in his first year in the magic world of NBA managed to be selected for the All-Star Game.
With his overall performance, he has managed to attract American media attention and garner praise from the NBA community. The Greek rookie has managed to make an early impact for his team with his dominant performances. What is more, Giannis is getting better game by game. For these reasons, NBA officials selected the Greek youngster to participate in the All-Star Game. Giannis is among the 18-player pool of rookies and sophomores set to play in the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge which will be held on Friday, February 14, in New Orleans.
His team, Milwaukee Bucks, rushed to congratulate him via twitter. Giannis said he is thrilled to be participating in the NBA’s All Star Game and that he is determined to do his best.