Greece ended up one recreation wanting qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, falling to the Czech Republic in a qualifying match championship recreation on July 4.
Giannis Antetokounmpo was not enjoying for Greece in that recreation as a result of his Milwaukee Bucks had been making ready for the NBA Finals, which began a few days later. Nonetheless, the most effective participant on the Greek workforce — and perhaps on the earth — is looking forward to EuroBasket subsequent September and hinted on Twitter he plans to play.
We’re a yr out from that match and loads of issues may occur to vary Antetokounmpo’s thoughts, however he appears to be critically contemplating it. He takes nice satisfaction in representing Greece and even took the NBA Larry O’Brien Trophy there this offseason.
It is going to be attention-grabbing to see which NBA stars — Luka Doncic with Slovenia; Nikola Jokic with Serbia; Rudy Gobert and Evan Fournier with France; and the record goes on — select to take a seat out the match and relaxation, and which of them will symbolize their nation subsequent September. Deep playoff runs, accidents, and a number of non-public points may affect selections in both course, however you realize it’s on loads of gamers’ minds.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo hints he plans to play for Greece in 2022 EuroBasket initially appeared on NBCSports.com