Bucks celebrate World Championship with champagne in locker room
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Greek Freak got in on the Bucks' post-NBA Finals win celebration in the locker room on Wednesday, July 20.
Bucks Coach Mike Budenholzer led the team in a cheer before popping bottles of champagne.
It was a messy celebration, which is why players sported googles.
The locker room was also covered in tarps.
Inside the locker room after the Bucks WIN THE NBA CHAMPIONSHIP!! pic.twitter.com/TXa62EnJdM— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo has gone from the name no one could pronounce to a household name. Antetokounmpo grew up selling trinkets on the streets of Greece and sharing one pair of basketball shoes with his brother Thanasis.
Antetokounmpo's life changed forever on draft day in 2013. He has built quite the legacy at only 26-years-old. He is already a two-time MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, and five-time all NBA player.
His playoff resume is growing too. He is already one of the top 100 scorers in NBA postseason history.
"I will give 100% for the team and when the coach tells me to play, I will give everything on the court," Antetokounmpo said.
The Milwaukee Bucks won the NBA Finals Championship in just six games, a victory owed in large part to Antetokounmpo.
Giannis immediately celebrated his NBA Championship with his family following the buzzer ? pic.twitter.com/ddyrXcP6pr— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021