published 6.20.2017

WATCH LIVE: Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo Interview from Athens

Saturday, June 24 at 1:30pm EST

Brothers Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo will be interviewed at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens on Saturday, June 24 at 1:30pm EST. Watch live on Facebook and the Center’s website. Giannis, the famed “Greek Freak” is 6’11” and plays on the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. Thanasis plays for the top division of the Spanish basketball league in Andorra. Onassis Foundation Culture Director Aphrodite Panagiotakou will talk to them about their difficult beginnings and current lives as high-earning professional athletes. 

The children of immigrants from Nigeria, the two were born in Athens. They will talk about what it means to be “Greek” and what it takes to compete at the highest levels.