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23 reasons we love Giannis Antetokounmpo on his birthday

Published Dec. 6, 2017

The Giannis Antetokounmpo story is, by now, well-chronicled, and Bucks fans' ardent adoration of him well-established. And yet, like any great relationship, it's impossible to overstate our love for Giannis. So here are 23 reasons to love Giannis today on his birthday.

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Antetokounmpo feels more comfortable in year two

Published Dec. 18, 2014

A year ago, Giannis Antetokounmpo was lonely, worried about his family, and in the infancy of his basketball career. What a difference a year makes, as the Bucks' second-year player is feeling far more comfortable on and off the court.

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NBA provides an escape for Bucks rookie Antetokounmpo

Published Oct. 22, 2013

Signing an NBA contract didn't necessarily change the life of Milwaukee Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo, as he already had a professional deal in place in Europe. But what it did was take the teenager, and his family, out of an increasingly hostile situation in his native country that put him in the middle of a political battle.

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Bucks' Bell ready to take a walk

Published Sept. 16, 2007

Bucks guard Charlie Bell will make a big announcement regarding his future with the team, which looks pretty bleak.

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Packers lack punch

Published Aug. 26, 2004

The Packers haven't scored a touchdown on offense in two pre-season games, but coach Mike Sherman says it's nothing to worry about. He's probably right. Read about it, and other sports, in the Weekend Sports Buzz.

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Hamms mature into medal winners

Published Aug. 19, 2004

Paul and Morgan Hamm looked like a couple of kids in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. The now mature pair helped the U.S. men's gymnastics team make history this week in Athens.

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Wisconsin athletes prepping for Athens

Published Aug. 5, 2004

If the Brewers, Packers, Wave United and other sports aren't enough, the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits and state athletes in the Olympics in Athens add sports buzz for August.

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UWM exports Page to Greece

Published Aug. 5, 2004

Former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee basketball standout Dylan Page is headed overseas. The 6-foot 9-inch Page has signed a contract with newly-promoted Ment of Thessalaniki in Greece's first division.