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Giannis: I'd have a million All-Star votes if fans spelled my name correctly

Fri Jan 06 16:12:51 EST 2017 | The Score
Giannis Antetokounmpo already ranks second among Eastern frontcourt players with over 500,000 All-Star votes, but the Bucks small forward believes that number could be even higher if fans proofread their tweets more carefully. "Imagine how many votes didn't count," Antetokounmpo jokingly told reporters Friday. "I'd have a million votes if everyone could spell my name right." At least one fan appears to agree with the 22-year-old phenom: However, it may not actually matter how poorly fans butcher..


Although there is still time before All-Star voting ends, as it currently sits Giannis Antetokounmpo is second among Eastern Conference forwards to only LeBron James. All of Milwau..
Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is currently behind only LeBron James in All-Star voting among Eastern frontcourt players, but if you ask Giannis he might be doi..
The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo has a last name that's tough to say and spell, and he knows it. When reporters asked him if he's impressed with how many fans are actually spelling..
Giannis Antetokounmpo should be, by any objective measure, a lock to reach the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. The 22-year-old, do-everything forward is averaging 24.0 points, 9.0 rebounds..
January 6, 2017 7:27pm EST January 6, 2017 7:27pm EST Basketball, NBA, News, Milwaukee Bucks, English, Giannis Antetokounmpo Imagine if Antetokounmpo had a last name that was easie..
Giannis Antetokounmpo already ranks second among Eastern frontcourt players with over 500,000 All-Star votes, but the Bucks small forward believes that number could be even higher ..
I’ve both written and read fairly extensively about Giannis Antetokounmpo over the last year or so, and I still have to slow my roll when typing his last name. Extrapolate the..
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New York City’s Greek community loves Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Giannis loves them back. A contingent of Greek basketball fans gave the Milwaukee Bucks’ star a hero’s welcome outs..
There's absolutely no reason that should be the case, but check out some of the attempted All-Star votes the Toronto Raptors point guard has been receiving on social media and you'..
Giannis Antetokounmpo hits the winning basket at the buzzer against the Knicks, the first of his NBA career for the Milwaukee Bucks. Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images. When it comes bui..
Antetokounmpo is leading the Bucks in most statistical categories, with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game. He's also played every game this season and leads the team a..
There are still people who apparently do not believe that Giannis Antetokounmpo is a certified NBA star. Maybe it’s because the average fan can’t spell or pronounce his name, or ma..
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As Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s profile continues to rise, we look at the highlights from a recent Sports Illustrated feature that will see the Milwaukee Bucks young star grace the..
MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is missing Sunday’s game against the Washington Wizard because of an illness. Mirza Teletovic was expected to start in ..
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is missing Sunday's game against the Washington Wizard because of an illness. Mirza Teletovic st..
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is missing Sunday's game against the Washington Wizard because of an illness. Mirza Teletovic was expected to start i..
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This story appears in the Jan. 9, 2017 issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. To subscribe, click here. On the worst nights, when the fadeaways are short and the pocket passes are late, Gian..
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, better known as the “Greek Freak,” has pushed his performance barometer to places and spaces unseen before. He’s currently averaging 23.8 points, 8.9 rebound..
How cool is this?  "Greek Freak" Giannis Antetokounmpo hit the game winning shot against the Knicks in NYC last night ... and then GOT OFF THE TEAM BUS to celebrate with ..
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