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Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Position: F-G
Born: 12/06/94
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:242 lbs. / 109.8 kg.
Salary: $39,344,900
That Disney+ movie about Milwaukee Bucks star and NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, his family and their story finally has a title. “Rise,” described by Disney as the story of “how one family’s vision, determination and faith lifted them out of obscurity to launch the career of three NBA champions,” will premiere on the streaming service sometime in 2022. When it was announced in 2019, the project went under the title “Greek Freak.”
Storyline: Giannis Antetokounmpo Movie
Real-life brothers Uche Agada and Ral Agada will play young Giannis and Thanasis, with Jaden Osimuwa and Elijah Shomanke as their other brothers, Kostas and Alex, respectively. Dayo Okeniyi (“Emperor,” “Shades of Blue”) and Yetide Badaki (“American Gods,” “This is Us”) play their parents Charles and Vera. Among the other characters mentioned in Disney’s announcement, John Hammond, the Bucks general manager who drafted Giannis, will be played by Taylor Nichols (“PEN15,” “Perry Mason”).
“I’m happy,” said Giannis Antetokounmpo, the reigning Finals MVP. “And I’m not happy because I’m happy — I’m happy because people around me are happy. I don’t feel like people are stressed out, I feel like people have been taken care of and we’re going to do this for a long time. Because you’ve seen it a lot of times now, an organization that maybe isn’t able to go over that hump, they break up. That did not happen to us.” And then Giannis said, the Bucks will be able to try to do what they did last season “for the next four, five, 10 years.”
Anunoby knows he should average more than 2.4 free throws. He has noticed how Jimmy Butler and Giannis Antetokounmpo keep driving headlong even after one charging call. “They aren’t going to call it every time,” Anunoby says. “I can’t be worried about charges.” He has watched film of Luka Doncic using pump fakes and pivots in the deep paint to draw contact, he says.
“I think the 3-point shot has forced everybody to be versatile in the game,” he said. “Prior to the 3-point shot, as a center, I never left the paint. If I got a rebound on the defensive end, coach would say give it to the guard and go down to the offensive end and get in position for whatever play we’re going to run. “Now, people learn how to play the game differently. The young man from Milwaukee — (Giannis) Antetokounmpo, oh my goodness. He gets it off the defensive board, and he’s almost seven feet. He turns into a guard and attacks the offensive end of the court. “If I tried to do that, I would have been sitting on the bench. I would’ve been over there with John Black (Lakers former VP of public relations) keeping stats.”