Tag: Giannis Antetotokounmpo

James Harden Gets Into Charitable Spirit of All-Star Weekend by Donating $300,000 to Local Strip Club

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

At the heart of the NBA All-Star weekend is charity. While Teams Giannis and Lebron fought valiantly to win the ceremonial affair, the true victors were Chicago Scholars and After School Matters, two Chicago-based charities that received $400,000 and $100,000, respectively. All-Star starter James Harden, not to be outdone by the NBA, made his own charitable contributions, giving out $300,000 to several Chicago strip clubs after the game. Continue reading “James Harden Gets Into Charitable Spirit of All-Star Weekend by Donating $300,000 to Local Strip Club”

Devin Booker Finally Gets All-Star Nod Through Hard Work, Bashing in Damian Lillard’s Knee Caps

by Alex Poletti
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After two years of playing All-Star-level basketball, Devin Booker has finally been recognized. The Phoenix Suns shooting guard was selected to replace Damian Lillard for Team LeBron following the Portland star’s injury. For his success, Booker credited God, his work ethic and his decision to smash Damian Lillard’s knee caps with a baseball bat.

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Bucks Waive Giannis Antetokounmpo to Make Space for Marvin Williams Signing

by Alex Poletti
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The best team in basketball is making moves to improve, as the Milwaukee Bucks are signing Marvin Williams to a deal until the end of the 2019-2020 season. To make space for Williams on the roster, Milwaukee is waiving forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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Giannis Tearfully Thanks LeBron’s Strained Groin for MVP

by Alex Poletti

It was certainly an emotional night for Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo, who won the first MVP award of his promising career at the age of 24 on Monday. Among those he thanked in his gracious 10-minute speech were his parents and the Bucks organization, but none were as instrumental to his success, Antetotokounmpo says, than LeBron James’ strained left groin.

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