Giannis Antetokounmpo complains of right knee problems hence withdrawing from EuroBasketball.


Giannis withdrawal from the competition have stired NBA-FIBA drama as he complained about the injury while training with the Greek national team.

Antetokounmpo told fans Facebook saying the injury has not been subdued and he has to make sure it gets healed hence the reasons of announcing his absence from EuroBasket.

He also told his fans he regrets his decision to quit but the option isn’t up to him, he is concerned about taking good care of his health.


The NBA and the Milwaukee Bucks have followed all appropriate protocol under the NBA-FIBA agreement,” NBA senior vice president of basketball communications Tim Frank said in a statement, via the Journal Sentinel.

Giannis’s injury has been confirmed through multiple examinations and would begin session very soon so to be back fit as always.