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Giannis Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at World Cup

Basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, who was named NBA Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 speaks as he is presenting his new shoe, in Zappeion Hall, Athens, on Friday, June 28, 2019. Antetokounmpo is in Greece to attend a 3x3 baseball tournament which he sponsors. [Petros Giannakouris/AP]

TAGS: Basketball, Sports

Giannis Antetokounmpo says he will play for Greece at this year's basketball World Cup in China, adding that he can play any position.

The Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA MVP says he hasn't "talked to the coach about which position Ill be playing ... the important thing is to play."

Antetokounmpo is in Athens to present his Nike Air Zoom Freak 1 signature shoe, which will go on sale in August.

He will also attend a 3x3 tournament he sponsors near his Athens home, where he first played basketball.

[AP]

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