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Giannis Antetokounmpo now has a bus route named after him

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - DECEMBER 04: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks watches action from the sideline prior to a game against the Miami Heat at Fiserv Forum on December 04, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

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Legendary NBA players have statues in their honor outside arenas. Some have a street named after them.

Giannis Antetokounmpo now has a bus route named after him in Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee County Transit System named route 34 — the same as Antetokounmpo’s number — after him, and made it official a day before his birthday. Antetokounmpo is an MVP and helped bring a championship to Milwaukee, but the MCTS said his work in the community and on social justice issues inspired them to name a line after him.

That’s unique. Smart money is on Antetokounmpo getting a statue and a street named after him as well, eventually, let’s just hope the Giannis line bus goes down whatever Antetokounmpo street is someday.