The weeks pass, and the participation of Giannis Antetokounmpo at the World Cup with Greece remains difficult to envisage. Operated on his knee at the end of June, the “Greek Freak” is currently absent from the Greek selection, currently in the midst of the preparation phase, and was absent from “media day” at the end of July.
Dimitris Itoudis even adds that the Bucks superstar, like his brother Kostas, has still not returned to training. ” They’re not with the team right now, that’s all I can tell you “, indeed declared the coach of Greece, who must already deal with the absences of Nick Calathes, Kostas Sloukas and Tyler Dorsey…
Two weeks before the start of the World Cup, it therefore seems quite inevitable that Giannis Antetokounmpo, unless there is physical preparation at the speed of light over the next fortnight, will be absent. Present in Group C of the United States, which they will face in Abu Dhabi in a friendly match, Greece will have to fight to reach the final stages…
How to read the stats? MJ = matches played; Min = Minutes; Shots = Shots made / Shots attempted; 3pts = 3-points / 3-points attempted; LF = free throws made / free throws attempted; Off = offensive rebound; Def= defensive rebound; Tot = Total bounces; Pd = assists; Fte: Personal fouls; Int = Intercepts; Bp = Lost bullets; Ct: Counters; Points = Points.