Giannis Antetokounmpo on the cover of Sports Illustrated

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is on the cover of Sports Illustrated. 

Giannis is averaging more than 27 points per game and helped the Bucks climb to the top of the NBA standings. 

When asked about the cover story, Giannis said he didn't know about it until Khris Middleton walked in and thanked Giannis for putting him on the cover.

The new Sports Illustrated issue goes on sale Thursday, April 4. 

To read the cover story, click here.

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