Giannis Antetokounmpo’s father passes away

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Charles Antetokounmpo, the father of NBA star Giannis and Panathinaikos player Thanasis, has died last night at his residence in Milwaukee, he was 54.

Antetokounmpo passed away suddenly on Friday night after suffering a heart attack at his home.

He leaves behind wife Veronica and children Thanasis, Giannis, Kostas Alex and Francis.

The funeral will be held in the States and Thanasis already left Athens, Greece, and Panathinaikos training camp in order to be with the family and attend the service.

Giannis has reportedly been granted compassionate leave from Bucks training camp.