Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has established a reputation for himself as being one of the best defenders in the NBA. During his rise to the top, the former Defensive Player of the Year has also blocked a few shots along the way. As such, Antetokounmpo knows a thing or two about sensational chase-down blocks.
As it turns out, Giannis’ defensive prowess may have rubbed off a bit on his younger brother Kostas Antetokounmpo.
Milwaukee Bucks Star Giannis Antetokounmpo Reacts to Kostas’ Massive Swat
Kostas is currently plying his trade with Greek outfit Panathinaikos. He recently turned in a block-of-the-season entry with a heads-up defensive play — one that even big brother Giannis was extremely proud of:
— Eurohoops (@Eurohoopsnet) January 9, 2024
Did you see how much ground he had to cover to chase down that shot? This play speaks volumes of Kostas’ eye-popping athleticism as well as his jumping ability. That primal scream after the block, however, is all Giannis.
Speaking of Giannis, the Bucks talisman just had to share this awesome play on his own Instagram account, complete with a hyped three-word reaction (h/t Jone Mallorca of sportskeeda):
Obviously, Giannis liked what he saw from his little brother there.
Could this be enough for the Bucks to consider bringing in Kostas? The 26-year-old guard has bounced around the league for some time now, and he’s now using his stint in Europe as an audition for a potential NBA comeback.
If it were up to Giannis, you just know that Kostas would already be in a Bucks uniform.
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