Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece Beat Germany
Antetokounmpo pours in 20 points in the 65-56 victory
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee’s First Round pick in last month’s draft, took charge in Greece’s second U20 European Championship game with 20 points in the 65-56 victory over Germany. Antetokounmpo started the second half with a six quick points to extend the Greek lead to 32-16, their largest of the game, and then finished the final 11 seconds of action with a block and four made free throws to seal the game. He added two rebounds, two assists, three steals and two blocks in 30 minutes of action.
Antetokounmpo and Greece take on Georgia tomorrow at 7:45 a.m. CT before wrapping up pool play against Group A co-leader Lithuania at 5:30 a.m. CT on Saturday.