35 Inspirational Giannis Antetokounmpo Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Giannis Antetokounmpo Quotes On Success

Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in Greece to Nigerian parents, Antetokounmpo began playing basketball for the youth teams of Filathlitikos in Athens. In 2011, he began playing for the club’s senior team before entering the 2013 NBA draft, where he was selected 15th overall by the Bucks. Antetokounmpo’s nationality, in addition to his combination of size, speed and ball-handling skills earned him the nickname “Greek Freak”. In 2016–17 he led the Bucks in all five major statistical categories and became the first player in NBA history to finish a regular season in the top 20 in all five statistics of total points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks. He received the Most Improved Player award in 2017. Antetokounmpo has received four All-Star selections, including being selected as an All-Star captain in 2019 and 2020, as he led the Eastern Conference in voting in these two years. Antetokounmpo is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2020. May these Giannis Antetokounmpo Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “You have so many games to play, and you can do well in one game but bad in the other ones. The thing you’ve got to be is consistent.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

2. “I’m serious about it, and I want to spend my money wise. I’m not going to throw away any money.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

3. “I’ve got to perfect my game. Keep working.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

4. “I think my rookie, I was just having fun. I was 18, and I was living the American dream.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

5. “I want to become one of the best players, so if you want to be one the best, you have to elevate all aspects of your game.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

6. “I just stay home all the time. But the things I have learned outside of basketball is you got to take care of your body.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

7. “It starts with my family. That drives me every day, just seeing them smiling.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

8. “If I can’t score, I do whatever I can to support my teammates.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

9. “Persistent in life? I think, yes, I am. I’m going to do something until I get it right.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

10. “The night before games, I try to get some shots up. Early on the game day, I come early in the morning to try to get some shots up. I just try to do the same things: go through the scouting, watch some clips before the game, just try to get my body ready.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

11. “You never know how life turns out.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

12. “I see myself as a student. Trying to learn everything.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

13. “You can just never forget where you came from.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

14. “I get up in the morning, I take a shower, and I go to practice. When I’m finished, the only thing that’s on my mind is to go back home and spend time with my family.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

15. “I’m going to do whatever it takes for me and my team to be successful.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

16. “I think my jump shot could get a lot, lot better. I could become a really big threat out there.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

17. “It’s my nature to be fearless.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

18. “I’m a guy who doesn’t really care about glamour and big markets; I like to be home all day.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

19. “With back-to-backs, a lot of games, sometimes you think, ‘I’ve got to take a day off today.’ But you have to push through it. The greats did.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

20. “I was selling stuff probably since I could remember, like 6 or 7 years old. I was always out there helping my mom and dad sell watches, glasses, CDs, DVDs, stuff like that. Whatever we could put our hands on. I did it until I was around 17. But I was just doing it because I had to. There was no other option.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

21. “Every coach has a different style and approach.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

22. “Just growing up and going through life and how tough life was for me and my family, I’m always going to stay humble.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

23. “I’m a humble kid. I grew up with Filathlitikos. There were some people in Filathlitikos that taught to me how to stay humble. It was coach Tzivas that never allowed me to get carried away. That’s who I am.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

24. “A lot of players will tell you, ‘When I was a kid, I watched Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, LeBron, Magic, and I wanted to be just like them.’ For me, it wasn’t like that at all.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

25. “If you are going to do something, you have to do it for yourself, and that’s what I try to do. I try to be authentic and try to be original, so that’s what I try to be. A lot of people try to build big brands but have received bad advice, and they don’t try to be authentic and real with themselves.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

26. “When I was young and I could dream a bit, I could see myself participating in the slam dunk contest. I’ve always wanted to experience that.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

27. “To be one of the best to ever play the game? I think I have the ability to do that. But I’ve got to work hard. If I just keep talking and don’t put some work in, it’s not going to happen.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

28. “A lot of people know who I am now. They want a little bit of me, a little bit of my time. But at the end of the day, I still have to remember who I am.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

29. “Whatever I try to do, I always try to give it my best and try to be a killer because, at the end of the day, if you don’t work hard, you are not going to get food on your table.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

30. “What’s the reason I’m playing basketball? I do it because I love it, I do it because of my family, and that’s it. I don’t do it because of the money. I don’t do it because of the fame. I just do it because I love it, and I do it for my family because my family enjoys it.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

31. “We loved our dad. My mom loved her husband. But at the end of the day, I think, he did what he was supposed to do in this world. He had five kids and raised us right. That’s the most important thing.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

32. “Before I leave this earth, I’m going to help people have a better future.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

33. “I’m a really competitive guy. I’m a really stubborn guy. That’s what makes me want to take Milwaukee to the top, make Milwaukee a big market team. That’s a goal I’ve set for myself. Hopefully, one day I can achieve it.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

34. “I’m gonna have some nights when it’s not gonna come. But if you keep playing natural, it’s just gonna come. I’m gonna keep getting better, keep getting better, and one day, everything’s gonna pay off.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

35. “Just every day try to be a leader, try to get better and to help my team win. I just want to be more vocal, like talk more so my teammates can know I got their back.” Giannis Antetokounmpo

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