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7 Great Things to Read About NBA Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

Tracing the Milwaukee Bucks superstar’s incredible journey from the streets of Athens to NBA champion.

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Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the 2021 NBA Finals MVP after leading his team to its first championship in 50 years. Here are some of the best articles written about the 26-year-old’s already remarkable career since he joined the NBA in 2013 as a virtually unknown prospect out of Greece.

The Fire That Forged Giannis Antetokounmpo

Mirin Fader
The Ringer

In an exclusive excerpt from ‘Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP,’ Mirin Fader details the trials and tribulations that helped the Bucks star go from a baby-faced rookie to a superstar with a mean streak—and that scowl.

The Extraordinary Measures of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Kevin Arnovitz

To understand how Antetokounmpo's form gives way to function, ESPN spent a day measuring the 6-foot-11 forward, then asked Marcus Elliott, M.D., the founder of P3 Applied Sports Science, a training center that specializes in advanced athlete assessment, to help break him down.