Giannis Antetokounmpo: “I don’t want to be the face of the NBA”

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the main MVP candidates, averaging 27.5 points, 12.7 rebounds and six assists per game, but he doesn’t want to become the face of the NBA.

Here is what the “Greek Freak” told Bucks’ reporter Matt Velasquez:

“A lot of people say that I can be the face of the league. Lately, people have told me, the closest people, you know, my family, my girlfriend, my mom, my brothers, people say that I cannot be the face of the league because I’m not American, I don’t have the American culture in me.

I sat back and thought about that. Should I have a little bit more American swag, should I come with a suit to the game, should I be more Americanized?

But, man, if I can’t be the face of the league being me, I don’t want to be the face of the league. That’s pretty much it.”

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