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Greece's basketball federation has condemned remarks by the leader of an extreme right Greek political party who likened a recent NBA draft pick to a ''chimpanzee.'' The federation on Thursday described the remarks aimed at Giannis Antetokounmpo as ''unacceptable and racist.'' Antetokounmpo is an 18-year-old Greek shooting guard and the son of Nigerian immigrants. He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks and received this week in Athens by conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Yahoo! Sports

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However, until the end of the month, Law will have the right to sign with an NBA team and be automatically released by Olympiacos. His character and also his last year decision to stay in Greece leads us to the conclusion that only if he is guaranteed not just a roster spot, but also an important role in an ambitious NBA team, he will not stay in Europe. EuroHoops.net

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Smush Parker will not play in TB2L with Selcuk Universitesi because his former team, Peristeri, did not give him the letter of clearance. Parke started the season with Cibona on a one-month contract. Left Croatia, Parker moved to Peristeri where he was averaging 15.3ppg in 4 games. Parker left the Greek team for Turkey but Peristeri refused to release the LOC. Sportando

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Filathliticos beat Niki Volou 75-70, Adetocunbo had 19 points, 9 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks and Ainge was taking his notes from a courtside seat between the scorers table and the guets’ bench. When the home team lost, its fans start curshing at the winners and also at Ainge. They thought he was someone affiliated with Filathliticos. When they were informed who he was, they started shouting at him that everyone in Volos is a fan of the Lakers. EuroHoops.net

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Gallinari's Greek team-mate Kostas Koufos meanwhile, who has been having a breakout season with Denver, has also declared his intention to play at the EuroBasket. "As long as I stay healthy until the end of the season, I would be very proud to suit up for the national team again in the summer," the center told Greek daily Ethnos. Sportando

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