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The NBA's 'Greek Freak': Giannis Antetokounmpo Inspires Dedicated Greek-American Fans

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo in action during NBA game against Charlotte Hornets. (Thibault Camus/AP)
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo in action during NBA game against Charlotte Hornets. (Thibault Camus/AP)

Giannis Antetokounmpo, 25, has taken the NBA by storm. The forward has one particularly dedicated fanbase: American Greeks who are inspired by his rise and his family’s immigration story.

WBEZ’s Dan Mihalopoulos (@dmihalopoulos) reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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