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People can’t really pronounce Giannis Antetokounmpo’s name in Greece, either

Giannis Antetokounmpo

FILE - In this Friday, June 28, 2013 file photo Milwaukee Bucks basketball first-round draft pick Giannis Antetokounmpo speaks at a news conference in Milwaukee. The leader of the Greek far-right Golden Dawn party Nikolaos Michaloliakos likened the 2.06-meter (six-foot-nine) player to a chimpanzee in a television interview late Tuesday. Greece s Basketball Federation has angrily condemned the remarks as “unacceptable and racist.”. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)


Can you say Giannis Antetokounmpo? by sport24tv

We showed you Bucks fans struggling with the pronunciation of the team’s first round draft pick, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and given the unfamiliar collection of letters that comprise his last name, this was the expected outcome of this fun little exercise.

But people from Greece, where Giannis is from, should be able to do a better job of it, right?

As it turns out, not so much.