He’s got it all, but something’s missing and he’ll never have it. Giannis Antetekounmo spoke about it, but also about the only team he was interested in at the age of 15.
He is 28 years old, and he is in the tenth season of his professional career. Giannis Antetokounmpo has won just about everything in his NBA career, with only the Rookie and sixth-highest player awards eluding him. And if someone can still claim it, then there is something he really lacks, something he really wishes he could live.
“I think about that all the time. You see college students come to the NBA and talk all the time about their experience, how fun it was, and how different the NCAA environment is. When I came, I was 18 years old and I didn’t have that opportunity to live with my classmates, lift weights, go to classes, train, see everyone on the field at a match. I did not have this opportunity. Of course I would like to live it, to go to university. At the age of fifteen, Old Dominion took a keen interest in me, and that was the only offer I ever hadUnearthing Greek Frick by Brian Kalbruski W USA Today.
The reporter persisted and asked Giannis what college he’d like to go to, and he replied, “Sure Duke. I love Duke and the athletes that come out of this program. I’m one of those tall guys who can handle the ball and get it to bat. Look who’s out of there.” Zion Williamson, Jabari Parker, Brandon Ingram and Jason Tatum.”
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