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NBA Finals Suns-Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo Wants Chick-Fil-A For Life!

Giannis Antetokounmpo generated over $294,000 in brand value for Chick-Fil-A when he posted an Instagram live video of himself ordering 50 nuggets on Wednesday, according to MVPindex. 

The Tweet from MVPindex and the Tweet with the video from ESPN’s SportsCenter can both be seen embedded below.

On Thursday, Antetokounmpo quote Tweeted the Tweet from MVPindex, and his Tweet can be seen embedded below.

The Milwaukee Bucks were 4.5-point favorites in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, according to FanDuel.

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Kobe Bryant’s Old Tweets To Giannis Going Viral After Bucks Win Title

Kobe Bryant and Giannis Antetokounmpo shakes hands after a game.

Kobe Bryant and Giannis Antetokounmpo shakes hands after a game.

Last night, Giannis Antetokounmpo won his first NBA championship, completing a challenge issued to him two years ago by the late Kobe Bryant.

In fact, in the wake of Giannis’ all-time great closeout performance and the Milwaukee Bucks’ first NBA title in 50 years, two of Kobe’s old tweets to the “Greek Freak” are going viral. The first one was from August 2017, when Kobe responded to Giannis asking him for a challenge.

The “Black Mamba” urged him to go win MVP, which Giannis eventually did twice. After his first MVP award in 2019, Kobe assigned another task to the young superstar.

“My man….MVP. Greatness. Next up: Championship #MambaMentality,” he tweeted on June 24, 2019.

Mission accomplished.

After last night’s game, Giannis spoke candidly about the impact Kobe’s challenges had on him.

“Kobe Bryant thinks I can do

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Twitter reacts to Giannis Antetokounmpo’s block of Deandre Ayton in Game 4 of Bucks-Suns NBA Finals

In a pivotal moment late in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo seemed to defy what we know about physics.

The Bucks had just taken a two-point lead over the Suns with a jump shot by Khris Middleton, but Phoenix wasn’t going away. Devin Booker lobbed a perfectly placed alley-oop pass to Deandre Ayton, who charged uncovered to the rim.

Ayton was just a few inches away from slamming down a game-tying dunk with 1:15 left when Antetokounmpo, who had been covering Booker before the pass, leaped from several feet away to deny one of the Suns’ most dynamic offensive weapons at the rim. 

Milwaukee went on to win the game 109-103 to even the series at two games apiece. The teams will now travel back to Arizona for Game 5 on Saturday. 

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The block might not

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Giannis Antetokounmpo: ‘It’s over, guys’ after hearing who will join him on Team LeBron in All-Star Game

Giannis Antetokounmpo knows firsthand what an effective general manager LeBron James can be. The two were opposing captains in the previous two All-Star Drafts, and on both occasions, James built the winning team. All in all, LeBron is 3-0 as an All-Star captain, and if Antetokounmpo’s reaction to hearing LeBron’s roster on Thursday is any indication, he expects him to remain undefeated this weekend. 

Unlike the past two seasons, Antetokounmpo was not the top vote-getter in the Eastern Conference this season. That honor belonged to Kevin Durant, so Antetokounmpo was pushed into the draft pool like the rest of his All-Star counterparts. Happy not to have to play against him, James scooped Antetokounmpo up with the No. 1 overall pick in the All-Star Draft and proceeded to add Stephen Curry, Luka Doncic and Nikola Jokic with his next three selections. Giannis was pleased with the results. Upon hearing

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