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Greek Freak gets ‘NBA 2K19’ standard edition cover

Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes first international star to earn honor

4:38 PMWhile the sneaker world awaits the signature shoe for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo that Nike will come out with, fans of the Greek Freak got great news Monday, as Antetokounmpo was announced as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition.

LeBron James was named the cover athlete of the 20th anniversary edition last month.

The announcement was made in Athens, Greece, Antetokounmpo’s birthplace. Keeping with the NBA 2K19 creative theme, the cover features key words and phrases that hold significance for Antetokounmpo, including “Father’s Legacy,” “Fear the Deer,” “Phenom” and of course “Athens.”

“I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19,” said Antetokounmpo. “I love playing NBA 2K, so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA, and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”

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4:38 PMWhile the sneaker world awaits the signature shoe for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo that Nike will come out with, fans of the Greek Freak got great news Monday, as Antetokounmpo was announced as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition.

LeBron James was named the cover athlete of the 20th anniversary edition last month.

The announcement was made in Athens, Greece, Antetokounmpo’s birthplace. Keeping with the NBA 2K19 creative theme, the cover features key words and phrases that hold significance for Antetokounmpo, including “Father’s Legacy,” “Fear the Deer,” “Phenom” and of course “Athens.”

“I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19,” said Antetokounmpo. “I love playing NBA 2K, so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA, and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”

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4:38 PMWhile the sneaker world awaits the signature shoe for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo that Nike will come out with, fans of the Greek Freak got great news Monday, as Antetokounmpo was announced as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition.

LeBron James was named the cover athlete of the 20th anniversary edition last month.

The announcement was made in Athens, Greece, Antetokounmpo’s birthplace. Keeping with the NBA 2K19 creative theme, the cover features key words and phrases that hold significance for Antetokounmpo, including “Father’s Legacy,” “Fear the Deer,” “Phenom” and of course “Athens.”

“I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19,” said Antetokounmpo. “I love playing NBA 2K, so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA, and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”

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4:38 PMWhile the sneaker world awaits the signature shoe for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo that Nike will come out with, fans of the Greek Freak got great news Monday, as Antetokounmpo was announced as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition.

LeBron James was named the cover athlete of the 20th anniversary edition last month.

The announcement was made in Athens, Greece, Antetokounmpo’s birthplace. Keeping with the NBA 2K19 creative theme, the cover features key words and phrases that hold significance for Antetokounmpo, including “Father’s Legacy,” “Fear the Deer,” “Phenom” and of course “Athens.”

“I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19,” said Antetokounmpo. “I love playing NBA 2K, so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA, and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”

‘Scorpion’ Drake: ‘I wasn’t hiding my kid from the world / I was hiding the world from my kid.’ 

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4:38 PMWhile the sneaker world awaits the signature shoe for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo that Nike will come out with, fans of the Greek Freak got great news Monday, as Antetokounmpo was announced as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition.

LeBron James was named the cover athlete of the 20th anniversary edition last month.

The announcement was made in Athens, Greece, Antetokounmpo’s birthplace. Keeping with the NBA 2K19 creative theme, the cover features key words and phrases that hold significance for Antetokounmpo, including “Father’s Legacy,” “Fear the Deer,” “Phenom” and of course “Athens.”

“I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19,” said Antetokounmpo. “I love playing NBA 2K, so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA, and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”

‘The Plug’ podcast: ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’ feat. Alan Williams

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4:38 PMWhile the sneaker world awaits the signature shoe for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo that Nike will come out with, fans of the Greek Freak got great news Monday, as Antetokounmpo was announced as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition.

LeBron James was named the cover athlete of the 20th anniversary edition last month.

The announcement was made in Athens, Greece, Antetokounmpo’s birthplace. Keeping with the NBA 2K19 creative theme, the cover features key words and phrases that hold significance for Antetokounmpo, including “Father’s Legacy,” “Fear the Deer,” “Phenom” and of course “Athens.”

“I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19,” said Antetokounmpo. “I love playing NBA 2K, so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA, and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”

Kyrie Irving’s ‘Uncle Drew’ has no shortage of sneakers

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4:38 PMWhile the sneaker world awaits the signature shoe for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo that Nike will come out with, fans of the Greek Freak got great news Monday, as Antetokounmpo was announced as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition.

LeBron James was named the cover athlete of the 20th anniversary edition last month.

The announcement was made in Athens, Greece, Antetokounmpo’s birthplace. Keeping with the NBA 2K19 creative theme, the cover features key words and phrases that hold significance for Antetokounmpo, including “Father’s Legacy,” “Fear the Deer,” “Phenom” and of course “Athens.”

“I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19,” said Antetokounmpo. “I love playing NBA 2K, so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA, and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”