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Bucks All-Star To Miss EuroBasket; Greek Federation Alleges Conspiracy

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 20 / 17

Bucks F Giannis Antetokounmpo yesterday posted a message on social media in which he "expressed his regret that he would not be able to play for the Greek national team in the upcoming EuroBasket 2017, which begins on Aug. 31, due to a knee injury." However, the post "elicited an accusation from t...

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