From the Streets of Athens to NBA MVP, Nike Celebrates Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Rise

Mt. Olympus provides the backdrop for W+K Amsterdam spot

When the Milwaukee Bucks picked a lanky point-forward from Greece with the 15th pick in the 2013 NBA draft, no one predicted Giannis Antetokounmpo’s eventual career. Then NBA commissioner David Stern took his time on the name, and NBA commentator Bill Simmons compared Antetokounmpo’s Greek competition in grainy YouTube videos to an “eighth grade CYO team.”