NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo and three of his brothers are among the 23 players shortlisted on Tuesday by Dimitris Itoudis for Eurobasket and World Cup qualifying with Greece.
Antetokounmpo, Antetokounmpo, Antetokounmpo, Antetokounmpo. NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo and three of his brothers are among the 23 players shortlisted on Tuesday by Dimitris Itoudis for Eurobasket and World Cup qualifying with Greece.
Giannis and Thanasis play for the Milwaukee Bucks, Alex has just joined Wisconsin Herd, a G League team affiliated with the Bucks, while Kostas has been free since the end of his spell with Asvel Lyon-Villeurbanne.
Beginnings for Alex
Since 2014, Giannis (27) has worn the colors of the national team 49 times, Thanasis (30) has 39 caps, Kostas (24) has 10 caps with Greece while the youngest, Alex ( 20), will make his debut for his country.
In August, the Greek team, from this group of 23 players including naturalized Tyler Dorsey (Dallas Mavericks), will challenge Spain, Georgia, Poland and Turkey in a friendly match. As part of the qualifications for the 2023 World Cup, it will face Serbia on August 25 and Belgium three days later.
Among the 23 players selected are executives Nick Calathes (33, Barcelona), Kostas Papanikolaou (31, Olympiakos) and Kostas Sloukas (32, Olympiakos) and 25-year-old pivot Georgios Papagiannis (2.20m and 125 kg).
An appetizer before the Eurobasket (September 1 – 18) that Greece will start in Milan, in Group C made up of Estonia, Ukraine, Great Britain, Italy and Croatia.