The Milwaukee Bucks has finally added Thanasis Antetokounmpo in their team from the free agency. The 26-year-old forward player was earlier playing for the Panathinaikos team in the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague. Thanasis was the main reason why the Panathinaikos team won two back to back titles in the Greek league.
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He was also named as the most spectacular player of the 2017-18 season for his amazing performance in those teams. In terms of the overseas game, Thanasis is kind of a big name with lots of experience and smartness. The Bucks team is very excited to have this addition and the future of them looks strong.
Thanasis Antetokounmpo: Knicks to Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks latest pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo has always been a great player from the beginning of his career with the New York Knicks in the year 2014. He was picked up as the 51st overall in the NBA 2014 second-round draft.
After playing two matches with the Knicks, Thanasis was moved to the affiliate G team, Westchester Knicks. The two years in the G league were amazing for him with an average of 12.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.2 steals per game.
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After that, Thanasis moved out to Spain’s Liga ACB and played for the Andorra team. From there he went to the Euroleague and Greek league and spend around 2 years in there. Finally, he is now signed by the Milwaukee Bucks and will continue his career in the NBA.
The Antetokounmpo Brothers Duo
The addition of Thanasis Antetokounmpo is also important in the Milwaukee Bucks because of his brother Giannis playing in there. Giannis Antetokounmpo was named as the MVP of NBA 2018-19 season and he had a great year in the Bucks team. The Antetokounmpo brothers are very talented and if paired together can emerge as a powerful duo.
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Further, the Bucks have also re-signed Khris Middleton which proves that they are very serious for the next NBA season. The Milwaukee roster looks solid and if properly maintained can be a contender for the NBA 2020 finals.