Giannis Antetokounmpo 50 Famous Quotes for success Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was born on December 6, 1994, is regarded as one of the finest Greek professional basketball players. He was a member of the National Basketball Association’s Milwaukee Bucks (NBA).

He used to play for the Filathlitikos youth teams in Athens when he was younger. Later that year, he began playing for the club’s senior team and will be drafted by the NBA in 2013. The Bucks took him in the 15th round of the draft. His demeanor and character give him the moniker “Greek Freak.”

In addition, he was named to four All-Star teams and won the Most Improved Player title in 2017. And it was his passion and determination to his dreams that earned him the NBA Most Valuable Player award. Here are a few quotations by Giannis Antetokounmpo that you might find useful.

  1. “Whatever I try to do, I always try to give it my best and try to be a killer because, at the end of the day, if you don’t work hard, you are not going to get food on your table.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  2. “I see myself as a student. Trying to learn everything.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  3. “IT’S MY NATURE TO BE FEARLESS.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  4. “What’s the reason I’m playing basketball? I do it because I love it, I do it because of my family, and that’s it. I don’t do it because of the money. I don’t do it because of the fame. I just do it because I love it, and I do it for my family because my family enjoys it.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  5. “I’m gonna have some nights when it’s not gonna come. But if you keep playing natural, it’s just gonna come. I’m gonna keep getting better, keep getting better, and one day, everything’s gonna pay off.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  6. “I THINK MY ROOKIE, I WAS JUST HAVING FUN. I WAS 18, AND I WAS LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  7. “It’s good to know that your coach cares about you.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  8. “LeBron James is one of the best players in the league – and one of the best players to ever play the game.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  9. “You can never come back fresher after the all-star break. I always try to do what I do, try to take care of my body, get some weights in, feel a little bit stronger and ready to push through 25 games.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  10. “I’M JUST TRYING TO BE THE BEST BASKETBALL PLAYER I CAN BE, YOU KNOW, MOVE THE BALL.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  11. “You have so many games to play, and you can do well in one game but bad in the other ones. The thing you’ve got to be is consistent.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  12. “I like living in a smaller place, but I like being in big cities, too, like Athens.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  13. “I’m going to do whatever it takes for me and my team to be successful.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  14. “I WANT TO BECOME ONE OF THE BEST PLAYERS, SO IF YOU WANT TO BE ONE THE BEST, YOU HAVE TO ELEVATE ALL ASPECTS OF YOUR GAME.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  15. “If you are going to do something, you have to do it for yourself, and that’s what I try to do. I try to be authentic and try to be original, so that’s what I try to be. A lot of people try to build big brands but have received bad advice, and they don’t try to be authentic and real with themselves.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  16. “I was selling stuff probably since I could remember, like 6 or 7 years old. I was always out there helping my mom and dad sell watches, glasses, CDs, DVDs, stuff like that. Whatever we could put our hands on. I did it until I was around 17. But I was just doing it because I had to. There was no other option.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  17. “Before I leave this earth, I’m going to help people have a better future.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  18. “IT STARTS WITH MY FAMILY. THAT DRIVES ME EVERY DAY, JUST SEEING THEM SMILING.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  19. “You can just never forget where you came from.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  20. “Just growing up and going through life and how tough life was for me and my family, I’m always going to stay humble.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  21. “PERSISTENT IN LIFE? I THINK, YES, I AM. I’M GOING TO DO SOMETHING UNTIL I GET IT RIGHT.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  22. “Just every day try to be a leader, try to get better and to help my team win. I just want to be more vocal, like talk more so my teammates can know I got their back.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  23. “I can be a little cocky.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  24. “To be one of the best to ever play the game? I think I have the ability to do that. But I’ve got to work hard. If I just keep talking and don’t put some work in, it’s not going to happen.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  25. “I LIKE TO SCORE WHEN I CAN, BUT IF I CAN’T DO THAT, I LIKE TO DO THE OTHER THINGS – DEFENSE, BLOCKING, REBOUNDING.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  26. “There’s a lot of big guys who can play-make. We put labels like, ‘Oh, he’s a point guard, he’s a center.’ But sometimes your center can play-make for you and not just be the center, boxing out for rebounds and playing in the post.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  27. “With back-to-backs, a lot of games, sometimes you think, ‘I’ve got to take a day off today.’ But you have to push through it. The greats did.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  28. “I’VE GOT TO PERFECT MY GAME. KEEP WORKING.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  29. “I’m serious about it, and I want to spend my money wise. I’m not going to throw away any money.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  30. “The night before games, I try to get some shots up. Early on the game day, I come early in the morning to try to get some shots up. I just try to do the same things: go through the scouting, watch some clips before the game, just try to get my body ready.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  31. “I HOPE TO PLAY IN THE NBA FOR MANY SEASONS, ESTABLISH MY POSITION, AND WIN TITLES.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  32. “Every coach has a different style and approach.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  33. “That’s the style of basketball I love, playing on the open court.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  34. “If I can’t score, I do whatever I can to support my teammates.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  35. “I’M REALLY SCARED OF FAILING.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  36. “I love Milwaukee! I’m going to be in Milwaukee 20 years! I’ll be here so long, and they’ll be sick of me!”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  37. “I usually feel that I prefer to hide from people.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  38. “At first, when my agent told me, ‘They want you to do an interview, a piece for ’60 Minutes,’ I was like, ‘What is ’60 Minutes?”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  39. “I CAN SEE THE LOVE FROM PEOPLE IN MILWAUKEE. I CAN SEE THAT THE CITY WANTS ME TO BE THERE FOR A LONG TIME.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  40. “I think my jump shot could get a lot, lot better. I could become a really big threat out there.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  41. “Of course, I know by growing older, I’m going to become stronger, smarter, and know the game better.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  42. “I love how quiet and calm Milwaukee is.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  43. “A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW WHO I AM NOW. THEY WANT A LITTLE BIT OF ME, A LITTLE BIT OF MY TIME. BUT AT THE END OF THE DAY, I STILL HAVE TO REMEMBER WHO I AM.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  44. “Obviously, Kobe is one of the greatest players to ever play the game.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  45. “It’s such a long season, and there’s so many games, so many trips, you’ve got to build habits and be consistent with what you do.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  46. “I LIKE HIP-HOP AND ROCK MUSIC.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  47. “I’m a humble kid. I grew up with Filathlitikos. There were some people in Filathlitikos that taught to me how to stay humble. It was coach Tzivas that never allowed me to get carried away. That’s who I am.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  48. “EVEN IF I’LL BE AN ALL STAR OR ROOKIE OF THE YEAR, I WILL ALWAYS BE HUMBLE GIANNIS.”― GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO
  49. “Dirk Nowitzki is the best European player, for me, that’s ever played the game. He’s an unbelievable talent.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo
  50. “The things that Dirk has done for this league and for the Dallas Mavericks, it’s unbelievable. And Coach Kidd was a teammate of Dirk, so for Jason Kidd to compare me with Dirk Nowitzki, it feels nice. It’s a nice compliment.”― Giannis Antetokounmpo