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Giannis Antetokounmpo has heartwarming moment with his two young sons after leading Greece to Olympics

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When the Milwaukee Bucks won the NBA championship in 2021 Giannis Antetokounmpo needed a moment to soak it all in. He found a place to sit courtside, put a hand on his head as tears flowed down his cheeks, exhausted by what he and his team just accomplished.

His young son, Liam, would soon join him on the court for a celebration 50 years in the making for Milwaukee.

Three years later, Antetokounmpo's latest basketball achievement had a similar feeling.

This time, Antetokounmpo is doing it for his country.

Greece's Giannis Antetokoumpo reacts with his child as he celebrates the win at the end of the final game of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament between Croatia and Greece to be qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics games, at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Athens on July 7, 2024. (Photo by Aris MESSINIS / AFP) (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Antetokounmpo led the Greek National Team through two Olympic qualifying games on Saturday and Sunday to earn a spot in the 2024 Olympics in Paris later this month. It's Greece's first berth in the Olympics since 2008.

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Antetokounmpo had 23 points in Greece's 80-69 victory over Croatia in the Olympic-clinching game of the FIBA qualifying tournament final in Piraeus, Greece.

Emotion took over for Antetokounmpo after the game. Liam and his other son, Maverick, joined him on the court in a wholesome moment between father and his two boys.

Liam and Maverick both donned official Olympic merch and Liam carried a sign on the court that said "Et Voila," which translates in French to "there you go" on one side and "Paris Bound 2024" on the other.

"I have never cheat the game.. See you in Paris," Antetokounmpo tweeted Sunday night.

Paris, here come the Antetokounmpos.

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