Giannis Antetokounmpo hints he plans to play for Greece in 2022 EuroBasket

Greece wound up one video game except receiving the Tokyo Olympics, being up to the Czech Republic in a certifying competition national championship on July 4.

Giannis Antetokounmpo was not betting Greece because video game due to the fact that his Milwaukee Bucks were getting ready for the NBA Finals, which began a number of days later on. Nevertheless, the very best gamer on the Greek group — and perhaps on the planet — is expecting EuroBasket next September and hinted on Twitter he prepares to play.

We are a year out from that tournament and a lot of things could happen to change Antetokounmpo’s mind, but he seems to be seriously considering it. He takes great pride in representing Greece and even took the NBA Larry O’Brien Trophy there this offseason.

It will be interesting to see which NBA stars — Luka Doncic with Slovenia; Nikola Jokic with Serbia; Rudy Gobert and Evan Fournier with France; and the list goes on — choose to sit out the tournament and rest, and which ones will represent their country next September. Deep playoff runs, injuries, and a host of personal issues could impact decisions in either direction, but you know it’s on a lot of players’ minds.

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