NBA Fans in Splits After Giannis Antetokounmpo Hilariously Offers Popcorn to Ref During a Game

Published 04/11/2022, 12:27 AM EDT

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the most competitive players in the NBA today. The Greek Freak always gives it his all and puts on a show for the fans. After yet another successful regular season, the Bucks decided to give him rest for their final matchup. While Antetokounmpo isn’t on the floor, he lets his hilarious side take over. And it was no different in their matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers. He had fans laughing as he offered some popcorn to the referee in between the game.

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Giannis never loses his focus when he is in his Bucks armor. But on a day he is not playing, the Freak is often caught making people laugh. Notably, he cracks jokes at media events and even posy match press conferences at certain times. Hence, being the funny guy just comes naturally to Giannis. And while watching the game from the sidelines, he gave the fans yet another moment to savor.

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His moment with the NBA referee had fans going crazy all over Twitter.

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With the playoffs coming in closer, the Bucks decided to give rest to their usual players. With Giannis watching from the sidelines, he got a packet of popcorn from one of the fans in the arena. However, instead of having it all to himself, Antetokounmpo decided to offer some. But the hilarious part came in when he went up to the NBA official and offered them some popcorn. Giannis was also laughing right after the moment as he returned to the team huddle.

While Giannis is having his fun right now, come playoff time, Antetokounmpo becomes a different beast altogether.

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With the Bucks looking to defend their championship, they have the right pieces to make it happen. However, their main weapon remains to be the Greek Freak. Giannis Antetokounmpo has had one of his best regular seasons putting up 29.9 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 5.8 assists per game. And when it comes to the postseason, the Freak is always taking things to the next level.

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Last season, Giannis was a monster in the playoffs. He dominated all the way, putting up 30 points, 12.8 rebounds, 5 assists, and a block and steal each. Now with Antetokounmpo having a consistent jump shot, he has transformed into a much bigger threat than before. There is no doubt Giannis will put his all on the floor during playoff time. Hence, we could see him put up even more ridiculous numbers in these playoffs. Do you think Giannis Antetokounmpo can guide the Bucks to back-to-back titles? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.
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