Sitting next to each other in the small press area inside Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland NBA All-Star Weekend last FebruaryThanasis, Giannis and Alex Antetokounmpo looked at another person and said they wanted to team up again in the skill challenge.
They got their wish as the NBA announced Tuesday night that the brothers will be attending an event Saturday night at Salt Lake City’s Vivint Arena. Jordan Clarkson, Walker Kessler, Colin Sexton) against a team of rookies (Paolo Banchero, Jaden Ivey, Jabari Smith Jr.).
Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo is the captain and starter for Sunday’s All-Star Game, while teammate Jule Holiday is a reserve.
Thanasis Antetokounmpo also assisted Giannis in the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest, making it his third All-Star Weekend entry. Alex Antetokounmpo currently plays for the Wisconsin Hard of the G League.
The Antetokounmpo Brothers Become Celebrity Game Coaches
It’s going to be a busy weekend for the three brothers as they coach Team Dwyane Wade’s celebrity squad on Friday night.
Milwaukee native and WNBA All-Star Arike Ogunbowale will headline the team.
- Nicky Jam (musician, actor)
- Jesser (content creator)
- Sim Liu (Actor)
- Hassan Minhaj (comedian)
- DK Metcalf (NFL player)
- Janelle Monae (songwriter, singer, actress)
- 21 Savage (rapper)
- Ranveer Singh (Actor)
- Frances Tiafoe (tennis player)
- Alex Toussaint (Peloton Coach)
“I think it’s most important to understand that they do some things that they use in the game, but the most important thing is what we enjoy, what they enjoy, and what they enjoy. “To put on a good show for the crowd, that’s the All-Star Game,” said Thanasis Antetokounmpo with a laugh. , I’m going to figure out who can give us those attributes.I don’t want to give up on the game plan.Head Coach (Yannis) and I’ll let you know.