“Sell Us the Colorways Bestie”: NBA World Is Clearly Jealous as Giannis Antetokounmpo Goes Out of His Way to Make a Kid’s Birthday Special

Published 01/22/2023, 6:30 AM EST
Feb 28, 2022; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) reacts to a dunk by forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo (43) (not pictured) during the fourth quarter against the Charlotte Hornets at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks‘ cornerstone player, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is currently sidelined and has missed five straight games due to left knee soreness. However, despite picking up an injury, the ‘Greek Freak’ was present during his team’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Saturday night, the six-time All-Star lit up a kid’s birthday with a special present. Meanwhile, this gesture grabbed the fans’ attention, making them reflect on the affair on social media.

Antetokounmpo is currently one of the most prominent names in the league. To get a gift from the two-time MVP is no less than a dream and the kid was lucky enough to receive the present on his birthday.

Giannis Antetokounmpo gifted a pair of signed sneakers to the kid on his birthday

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Lately, Antetokounmpo uploaded a clip of himself giving away a pair of signed sneakers on Twitter. In the clip, the 2021 NBA champion could be seen lighting up the kid’s birthday by gifting him a signed jersey. He shared the post with a caption, “Happy Birthday!!! Thank you for the support”.

From the clip, it was evident that the kid was delighted after receiving the present from Antetokounmpo. Not only that, but the kid also looked flabbergasted upon receiving his birthday gift.

NBA fans reflect on Antetokounmpo’s sweet gesture

Meanwhile, shortly after Giannis posted the clip on Twitter, the clip circulated on the internet and instantly became popular in the hoops universe. The fans reacted quickly and shared their thoughts and opinions in the comments section. Some fans were quite jealous and expressed when their turn would come. While others appreciated his gesture and termed it a class act.

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Here are some more reactions from NBA Twitter:

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Meanwhile, the Bucks lost 114-102 on the night against the Cavaliers. Unsurprisingly, the Bucks have lost three out of the five games since the six-time All-Star picked up his injury. Following last night’s loss, the Bucks are currently in third place on the Eastern Conference table.

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What are your thoughts on Giannis Antetokounmpo making the kid’s birthday special? Were you impressed with his sweet gesture? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Ayush Roy

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Ayush Roy is an NBA writer at Essentially Sports. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Calcutta. Capitalizing his background in finance, Ayush likes to dive deep into the economics of the NBA.

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