Future Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo Rookie Basketball Cards, Bucks – The future is NOW for the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo. Sometimes NBA rookies take a while to mature and find their stride. To say that the native of Athens, Greece is having a breakout season is a serious understatement.
Originally drafted in 2013, the 6’11”, 222lb small forward was selected with the 15th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Antetokounmpo was named to the 2014 NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Very athletic, he can play both small forward and guard. He has seen his playing time increase exponentially since his rookie year.
For the 2015-16 NBA season he is averaging 35.3 minutes per game and is shooting over 50% from the floor. His stats line includes per game averages of 16.9 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists. A capable and competent defender, he is also averaging 1.2 steals and 1.4 steals per game as well.
As a result of his play, Antetokounmpo was named to the 2017 NBA All-Star team. His talents will be showcased on the national stage when the game takes place on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Smoothie King Center. Playing for a smaller market team means he still flying under the radar just a bit. This despite being a regular on sports highlight reels.
Future Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo Rookie Basketball Cards, Bucks – The Cards
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s officially licensed NBA rookie cards can be found in a wide array of 2013-14 Panini NBA Basketball products.
Some of the more collector popular products he can be found in (that won’t break the bank) are:
- 2013-14 Panini Intrigue Basketball
- 2013-14 Panini Innovation Basketball
- 2013-14 Panini Gold Standard Basketball
- 2013-14 Panini Elite Basketball
- 2013-14 Panini Titanium Basketball