Giannis Antetokounmpo has confirmed he intends to play for Greece at this year’s FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Greece has already secured their qualification for the 32-team tournament, which begins in China on August 31.
The 2006 silver medal winners will be able to call upon Athens-born NBA star Antetokounmpo, who is an MVP candidate having led the Bucks to the top of the Eastern Conference standings at the All-Star break.
Speaking in Charlotte ahead of Sunday’s All-Star Game, where he will captain one of the two teams, Antetokounmpo told reporters: “Yeah, I’ll be there [at the World Cup].
“Let’s be healthy first. Knock on wood, [I’ll] stay healthy!”
Meanwhile, media asked Giannis what was in store for him after basketball?
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