Greek-Based Nigerian NBA star, Giannis Antetokounmpo who plays for Milwaukee Bucks basketball team in the US was last night named the Most Valuable Player in NBA.
The 24-year-old forward born in Greece to Nigerian migrant parents reduced to tears as he beat Paul Georgeof the Oklahoma City Thunder and James Harden of the Houston Rockets to win Most Valuable Player honors.
Antetokounmpo received 941 points and 78 first-place votes in the balloting ahead of Harden who finished second with 776 points and 23 first-place votes.
‘MVP is not about stats and numbers, and obviously James Harden had unbelievable numbers and Paul George also, but obviously, it’s about winning,’ Antetokounmpo said backstage. ‘We created great habits throughout the season and were able to stick by them, and that’s why we were able to have a chance in every single game we played and were able to win 60 games.’
He also praised his Family For their Love and Support Always
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