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Sports News of Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Nigerian-born NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrates 27th birthday in style

Nigerian-born NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo in action for Milwaukee Bucks Nigerian-born NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo in action for Milwaukee Bucks

Nigerian-born NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrated his 27th birthday with a
splendid performance for Milwaukee Bucks against rivals Cleveland Cavaliers.

The two-time MVP star helped his side to victory scoring 27 points and also adding 12 rebounds and two assists.

Giannis featured for 36 of the available 48 minutes for the Milwaukee Bucks as they recorded a 112-104 victory.

After the game, he took to his official Instagram page to thank the fans for their support on his birthday which was on Monday, December 5, 2021.

"Milwaukee, thank you for all the love on my birthday! Let’s keep this going," he captioned with some photos.

Mariah, Giannis' partner and mother of his two children, Maverick and Liam, also took to her official Instagram account to celebrate the special occasion, Pulse.ng said.

Along with a photo of her and Giannis was a message that said, "Happy Birthday My Love!

"I pray your smile continues to brighten up any room and you always find the joy in life. Thank you for loving our boys the way you do and all the sacrifices you make for our family.

"Cheers to so many more years of memories together! It ain’t been easy but it’s been worth it."

Giannis was born in Greece to Nigerian parents. He led the Milwaukee Bucks to their
the first championship in 50 years and was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the finals.

He is also a two-time regular season NBA MVP, one-time Defensive Player of the Year.

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