Giannis Antetokounmpo Rumors

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Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Position: F-G
Born: 12/16/94
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
Salary: $1,873,200
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Giannis Antetokounmpo: “Jason Kidd has helped me a lot. No other coach from the ones I’ve had up to this point in my career has been as strict with me as coach Kidd. Something that makes me better. I always remember my coach in Filathlitikos, Takis Zivas. He always treated me like his own kid, like the team’s youngest. He advised to me to work and even then he told me that I could play in the NBA. And I believed that when I was a kid, but I didn’t know when I would make it! Jason Kidd always lets me have it and that has a positive and constructive effect.”
Giannis Antetokounmpo: “I think we need a top class bigman. We have Zaza Pachulia who really knows how to play basketball and John Henson who will keep getting better and better and some other big guys with potential. But we need an athletic, top class bigman. Who will be able to finish plays, score and play effective defense. Who will have the skills to function as the rim protector and set good screens. Zaza Pachulia jokes around with me! He’s warning me that we are going to meet each other in… the Eurobasket. We will both be present with our national teams. I’ll be waiting for him there!”
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Jason Kidd has helped me a lot. No other coach from the ones I’ve had up to this point in my career has been as strict with me as coach Kidd. Something that makes me better. I always remember my coach in Filathlitikos, Takis Zivas. He always treated me like his own kid, like the team’s youngest. He advised to me to work and even then he told me that I could play in the NBA. And I believed that when I was a kid, but I didn’t know when I would make it! Jason Kidd always lets me have it and that has a positive and constructive effect. “It was good for me, because I got angry” I know that it became an issue and the media was trying to find out what had happened. Maybe because I had played in many consecutive games in the starting line-up and suddenly in a game against the Cavs I never stepped on the court. But there wasn’t anything more to it than the fact that he didn’t use me. It was good for me, as it turned out. Because, in the next game I was angry and I was anxious to play.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo: I think we need a top class bigman. We have Zaza Pachulia who really knows how to play basketball and John Henson who will keep getting better and better and some other big guys with potential. But we need an athletic, top class bigman. Who will be able to finish plays, score and play effective defense. Who will have the skills to function as the rim protector and set good screens.