Giannis Antetokounmpo roasts brother Kostas for behavior after Lakers’ title
Los Angeles Lakers big man Kostas Antetokounmpo is the first member of the family to win an NBA championship, thus beating out his older brother Giannis. The 2020 NBA Most Valuable Player jokingly trolled the 22-year-old for acting differently since winning the 2020 NBA title, via Bleacher Report.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 26, 2020
The sophomore was selected with the final 60th pick in the second round of the 2018 NBA Draft. He spent time bouncing off from the Dallas Mavericks and their G League affiliate in the Texas Legends during his rookie campaign in the league.
He was eventually waived by the Dallas-based franchise and was immediately claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Lakers on July of 2019 in his sophomore season. He averaged norms of 1.4 points, 0.6 rebounds, and 0.4 assists and appeared in five games throughout the year on a two-way contract.
The former Dayton product won his first championship after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals. He was able to beat his older brother Giannis Antetokounmpo to became the first Greek-born player to win an NBA championship.
The younger Antetokounmpo will aim to have a bigger role for the Purple and Gold next season if they decide to bring him back for another year. On the other hand, Giannis Antetokounmpo has reaffirmed his commitment to the Milwaukee Bucks after an abrupt ending to their 2020 playoff run with a defeat to the Miami Heat.
The four-time NBA All-Star’s name has been involved in countless rumors with his impending free agency decision by the end of the 2020-2021 NBA season. The Antetokounmpo family is certainly rooting that all siblings will be able to play for the same team at one point in their careers.