The nation that saw him born now celebrates his MVP and his NBA champion ring style. Giannis Antetokounmpo's triumph has sparked uproar across Greece.
Antetokounmpo shined in the sixth game against the Suns with 50 points, 14 rebounds and 2 assists. Which earned him the most valuable award.
Hellenic media, social media and even the Greek Olympic Committee congratulated the 26-year-old star for making history.
“The formidable Giannis Antetokounmpo, turned NBA champion. This triumph is unique and makes Greece known all over the world ”, published the Greek Olympic House.
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The Bucks superstar will go to Greece with his family to spend his holidays and joked about the matter with the media after lifting the golden trophy.
"If there are not 100.000 people to meet me at the airport, I will not get on the plane," he told those present.