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16 Reasons Why Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Your New Favorite NBA Player

The "Greek Freak" is making his way into the hearts of America.

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1. His last name is longer than most American Words

See that half moon? That's his last name...
Jeff Hanisch/Usa Today Sports

See that half moon? That's his last name...

2. His smile lets you know he's HAPPY to be playing in the NBA.

Me And my Bro NBA #Draft2013 outfit #AlbaLegacy @GAdetokunbo

T. Antetokounmpo@Adeto_kouboS

Me And my Bro NBA #Draft2013 outfit #AlbaLegacy @GAdetokunbo

01:13 AM - 28 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. At age 19, he's the youngest player in the NBA.

And he's pretty damn good.
Jeff Hanisch/Usa Today Sports

And he's pretty damn good.

4. Because he's making a name for himself while playing for the Milwaukee Bucks.

As a Bucks fan, he gives me hope.
Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / MCT

As a Bucks fan, he gives me hope.

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5. There's an entire Twitter account dedicated to his minutes.

Follow them at @GreekFreakAlert
Via Twitter: @GreekFreakAlert

Follow them at @GreekFreakAlert

6. He's an NBA Rising Star.

Literally, they named him a rising star.
Via Twitter: @GreekFreakAlert

Literally, they named him a rising star.

7. He's 19 years old and STILL Growing.

He's grown an entire inch since he's started in the NBA.
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He's grown an entire inch since he's started in the NBA.

8. He has freakishly large hands.

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They're MASSIVE.

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9. He LOVES his family, and his story is heartwarming.

And they're seriously adorable.
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And they're seriously adorable.

10. Seriously, his family is the best.

The Antetokounmpo family reacts to Brandon Knight's go-ahead three:

Eric Buenning@ericbuenning

The Antetokounmpo family reacts to Brandon Knight's go-ahead three:

10:31 PM - 3 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. Ladies, he's adorable.

Having dinner with my bro...#FeelingGreat @Adeto_kouboS

GiannisAntetokounmpo@G_ante34

Having dinner with my bro...#FeelingGreat @Adeto_kouboS

11:04 PM - 16 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. He has some pretty great tweets.

You guys, it's easy.
Via Twitter: @G_ante34

You guys, it's easy.

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13. He loves trying new American things.

Like "Smothies"

Like "Smothies"

14. When his family comes to America, they live it up.

Like Walmart...
Via Twitter: @G_ante34

Like Walmart...

15. But seriously, he's got skills.

Look out for this kid...
Benny Sieu/Usa Today Sports

Look out for this kid...

16. He's got "Rookie of the Year" potential written all over him.

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