“”Laser Blue” Nike Zoom Freak 4: Official Images

This upcoming iteration of the Zoom Freak 4 sports a laser blue and light menta upper with lilac seen on the medial forefoot and the inner. The oversized Swoosh seen on the lateral side is splashed with light menta and lilac. Giannis branding is seen on the tongues and rear heel with a marbled lilac Swoosh present on the medial ankle. Underneath resides a laser blue midsole that houses forefoot Zoom Air cushioning and a Giannis-branded marbled light menta rubber outsole. The ”Laser Blue” Nike Zoom Freak 4 is scheduled…

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FIBA World Cup: Serbia gets by Greece 100-94 in battle of MVPs

Serbia and Greece was a highly-anticipated matchup that featured teams led by the only two winners of the NBA MVP award over the past four years, in Nikola Jokic and Giannis Antetokounmpo, and neither the current or the former MVPs disappointed and it was the Serbs who managed to claim victory, 100-94 in over time in front of a record crowd of 19,150. In his first official game with his national team since 2019 Giannis did not disappoint, turning in a monster performance I registering an international career-high of 40…

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FIBA World Cup News: Giannis in, Papagiannis and Papapetrou out for Serbia game

The Hellenic Basketball Federation announced their 12-man roster for their 2023 European World Cup Qualifier matchup against Serbia in Belgrade. One of those names listed that should be pleasing to Greek fans, and to a lesser extent Milwaukee Bucks fans, is Giannis Antetokounmpo. Back and knee soreness had limited Antetokounmpo to just two of Greece’s pre-competition friendly matchups, albeit he did show up big in those pair of games, averaging 27.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.5 steals per contest. However the squad will be without Panagiotis Kalaitzakis, Giannis…

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FIBA News: Giannis to play in World Cup opener

Giannis Antetokounmpo is primed and ready to return as the games get serious for the Greek national team. He is expecyed to play in the Group I of the 2023 World Cup European qualifiers, where the team will pay a visit to Serbia and the back-to-back NBA MVP Nikola Jokić. Three days later the Greek team returns home to take on Belgium. Back soreness kept Antetokounmpo out of their last game against Turkey , thankfully the Hellenistic Basketball Federation announced Saturday that an MRI that Giannis underwent came back clean.…

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EuroBasket 2022: Giannis leads Greece to 86-70 win over Spain

From By Mirto Tsitsiou at eurhoops.net: In the first prep game for both Greece and Spain, Giannis set the tone with 31 points on 11/13 FG including 2/3 threes, 10 rebounds, and three assists in 20 minutes of action. And of course, the Greek national team in front of 15.000 fans got an easy 86-70 win. Tyler Dorsey added 11 points for the hosts and Dimitris Agravanis had nine, while potential starters Kostas Sloukasand George Papagiannis missed the game. Willy Hernangomez scored 15 points for Spain, which was also missing Sergio…

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EuroBasket News: Giannis and Thanasis will join Greek national team tomorrow

The elders of the brothers Antetokounmpo Giannis have arrived in Athens, touching down Tuesday, August 2. in two days. on August 4, they will be permitted to join the the Greek national team’s training, where they will join brothers Alex and Kostas, who have already been practicing with the Greek national team. According to the FIBA-NBA agreement, NBA players – unless there’s a special arrangement with their franchise – can be part of the preparation period of their national team for 28 days before major FIBA tournaments and 14 days…

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Eurohoops News: The Brothers Antetokounmpo are part of Greek National team

The Greek Basketball Federation announced their 23-man roster for the 2022 EuroBasket and the 2023 World Cup Qualifiers and it is nearly 20 percent Antetokounmpo. Two-time NBA MVP, 2021 NBA Finals MVP and NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo is confirmed to be making his return to the national team, as well as brothers Thanasis, Kostas, and Alex also named to the squad. American basketball fans may recognise the names of Nick Calathes and new Dallas Mavericks guard Tyler Dorsey, with other notable international names Kostas Sloukas, Kostas Papanikolaou, George Papagiannis and…

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Could we be looking Giannis’ next shoe?

July 1 will mary a year since the Zoom Freak made its debut and an image has emerged of what could e the next shoe in his signature line. The mystery shoe sports a two-tone black and silver upper that continues the the theme of the large, lateral side reversed Swoosh. Giannis logo/branding appears to present on the tongue and insole with a black midsole that that feature visible Zoom Air at the forefoot and a silver and potentially marble rubber outsole completes this early aesthetic. At this juncture there…

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Damian Lillard and Giannis Antetokounmpo named Conference Players of the Week

Monday the NBA announced their Western and Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was named Western Conference Player of the Week, with Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo took the honors for the Eastern Conference. In leading the Bucks to a 3-0 records last week, Giannis put up 33.3 points, 16 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game, Lillard also lead his Trail Blazers to am identical 3-0 record and averaged 28.3 points, 8.3 assists, and shoot 100% from the foul line, connecting on…

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Bucks defeat Lakers 109-102. Are the Lakers in trouble?

The Bucks beat the Lakers 109-102 Tuesday. Giannis dropped 47 and 9 on Anthony Davis and the Laker front court. Speaking of AD, he had his second straight pedestrian performance, putting in 18 and 9. At 8-8 are the Lakers in trouble?

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