The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors and Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica.
Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) President Vangelis Grammenos informed national coach Angelos Anastasiadis on Monday he is no longer needed at the national team set-up, but the two sides have not yet agreed on a way for the termination of their contract, nor has a successor been found yet.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling “Greek Freak” t-shirts and other clothing without permission.
Just a few days had passed from what was his greatest career moment – being named Most Valuable Player for the 2018-2019 season at the world's greatest basketball championship, the NBA, in a brilliant ceremony in Los Angeles, California, on June 24 – and Giannis Antetokounmpo was in Athens.
The men’s national volleyball team did well to reach the final of the Silver European League, successfully graduating from the group stage, but fell short of snatching promotion to the Golden European League.
Cyprus on Monday marked the 45th anniversary of an Athens-backed military coup with a memorial service for those killed at a church in Nicosia. The July 15, 1974, coup was followed by the Turkish invasion five days later. [EPA]