‘Opa!’: Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo Play it Straight in Hilarious ESPN Ad (video)

Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo meets his ESPN ‘colleagues’

NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has played the straight man in a tongue-in-cheek sketch on Greek culture for U.S. sports broadcaster ESPN.

ESPN figures such as Stan Verrett, Neil Everett and Stephen A. Smith try to make Athens native — AKA ‘the Greek Freak’ — feel welcome in the U.S. by indulging in a little office plate smashing, to cries of “OPA!”

Their well-intentioned gesture leaves a stone-faced Antetokounmpo unimpressed. “You guys know nobody actually does that in Greece?” he says.

Watch the whole clip below: