Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo makes shock appearance at AEW
The fans went crazy as the Bucks superstar made his entrance towards the wrestling ring. As Giannis walked, people were chanting “MVP” towards their hometown hero.
Huge pop at AEW taping tonight with an unannounced appearance by Bucks superstar (and new Brewers owner) Giannis Antetekounmpo. pic.twitter.com/v0M2qMO7OS
— Todd Rosiak (@Todd_Rosiak) August 26, 2021
Giannis ended the Bucks’ 50-year title drought when he helped in eliminating the Phoenix Suns in six games. He was named the Finals MVP as he averaged 35.2 points, 13.2 rebounds, and 5.0 assists, 1.2 steals, and 1.8 blocks.
The two-time NBA season MVP has always been a wrestling fan as we have seen in one of the Bucks’ pre-game routines.
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AEW is always full of surprises. Recently, wrestling legend CM Punk got out of a seven-year retirement and decided to wrestle professionally again.
Giannis seems to be enjoying his offseason after enduring through a rollercoaster ride of emotions in Milwaukee’s title run.
For Milwaukee, when they lost a key contributor in PJ Tucker, they immediately replaced him with hard-nosed defender Grayson Allen. They also added veterans George Hill, Rodney Hood, and Semi Ojeleye, and most importantly, they resigned Bobby Portis, who was a spark off the bench during the finals series against the Suns.
The Greek Freak and Milwaukee will look to defend their title as next season will be a tough one ahead since a lot of the contenders have reloaded and revamped their rosters.