Giannis Antetokounmpo Reacts To Completing Kobe Bryant’s Challenge
Written by B87FM on July 21, 2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo made historical past on Tuesday night time, turning into a part of an unique membership of gamers to attain fifty factors in an NBA Finals sport. His legendary efficiency, full with spotlight blocks and all, won’t be forgotten anytime quickly, leading to a fourth-straight win for the Milwaukee Bucks, successful the crew’s first championship trophy in a half-century.
The Greek Freak was named Finals MVP for his great outing, and he ended up proving one thing to himself (and hundreds of thousands of others) by finishing Kobe Bryant’s problem that he specified by an previous tweet.
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Again in June 2019, Kobe motivated the newer class of NBA athletes by issuing them a couple of challenges. For Giannis, he instructed the worldwide celebrity to achieve for an MVP award after which set his sights on a championship. The previous MVP ended up finishing that problem final night time, and he is overwhelmed with pleasure after doing so.
“Kobe Bryant thinks I can do that, I can play at the next stage and lead my crew and win MVP. I needed to do it,” stated Giannis throughout his post-game presser. “I needed to work arduous and never essentially let him down, I needed to work arduous as a result of folks believed that I might do it and that is the factor, I am a people-pleaser. I do not like letting folks down.”
Kobe’s previous tweets to Giannis have been going viral with folks sharing their very own reactions to Antetokounmpo’s superb accomplishment.
Congratulations to Giannis and the Bucks!