Bucks’ star Giannis Antetokounmpo reveals hidden poetry skills to NBA fans’ delight

Apart from being an extremely talented basketball player, Giannis Antetokounmpo has been trying his hands at cheeky poetry as well. Along with the hilarious post about him transitioning into a poet, he also included some pictures of his training donning the Greek national jersey. 

The third-time father-to-be has also purchased a new house for his family in Psychiko, Athens. He has been playing for the Milwaukee Bucks for a decade now. The Nigerian-origin baller also plays for the Greek national basketball team.  

Giannis Antetokounmpo showcases surprising talent

The power forward recently posted a two-liner and showcased an interesting hidden talent of his. In the tweet, he also added a caption that goes, “I’m transitioning from jokes to poems!!” 

The funny ‘poem’ was written in the following words:

“Greek freak is a baller so tall and sleek

And his moves are smooth as a kiss on the cheek.”

Giannis’s poetic debut was complemented with some steaming photos of the Greeks’ training session, matching the caption exceptionally well. For fans, it might be a weird feeling to let go of his trademark dad jokes, but everyone is excited about his newfound love for poetry.

How many seasons has Giannis played for the Bucks?

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been playing for the Milwaukee Bucks for the past ten years and has appeared on the team in every season since 2013. The player earned the nickname “Greek Freak” after a superb dunk back in his rookie season.

He has since uses the moniker to his advantage and truly stands up to it, quite literally. The talented is almost 7 feet tall. His post also uses the same name for himself, although many fans still believe he will not leave his comic side very soon. 

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Fans are also thrilled at the photos that announce clearly that Antetokounmpo is in the pink of his health ahead of the FIBA World Cup. Sporting both Greek and Bucks gear during his workout, the player assured his fans that he is definitely going for the Cup. 

Players taking a short break from their daily grind to put a smile on their loyal fans’ faces is indeed enjoyable. Every fan enthusiastically waits for a post from their favorite sports star. Getting a funny one like this is the cherry on the cake.

What are your thoughts on players’ social media posts? Do they make you excited as well? Make sure to share your opinions in the comments below. 


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