Want to know who is NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Girlfriend? Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the most popular NBA players who has been playing for the Milwaukee Bucks. Antetokounmpo kick-started his playing basketball as a youngster in Athens. He later entered the NBA draft back in 2013, where he was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks 15th overall. Giannis has earned the title of ‘Greek Freak’ due to his nationality and meticulous skills of size, speed, and skills.
In the History of the NBA, Giannis is the first player to end a regular season in the top 20 of all-important stat lines which included total points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks. Not to forget he is also a two-time NBA MVP who even bagged the 2020 Defensive Player of the Year award. Let us take a look at all the details and lesser-known facts about Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Girlfriend.
Who Is Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Girlfriend?
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s girlfriend is Mariah Riddlesprigger. The two have been dating for a while now and often take to social media to indulge in a bit of virtual PDA. Mariah herself is a good athlete who earned numerous titles during her volleyball days. She also bagged the the ‘Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week’ in her senior season while winning the MVP title.
The former volleyball player began her career at Rice University. Mariah used to work at the university’s athletic ticket office for two long years. Mariah was also the basketball operations intern for the ‘Philadelphia 76ers team. Riddlesprigger also took to social media to celebrate Father’s Day by posting cute photos of Antetokounmpo with Liam. She has credited Antetokounmpo for encouraging her to follow her dreams.
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Girlfriend Runs ‘Suicides’ With Their Son!
The NBA player recently made headlines after it was revealed how his girlfriend has to run ‘suicides’ while carrying their son Liam if he misses a free throw! Basketball suicides are extensive drills that are utilized by basketball coaches for the betterment of the conditioning of players. This technique requires sprinting at full speed along with a quick change of direction while pivoting at each checkpoint. Here is a social media post of the pair and their kid out on a fun trip.
Road trip with the fam ???? pic.twitter.com/BbEqmtKdem
— Giannis Antetokounmpo (@Giannis_An34) March 12, 2022
Several internet users have soon taken to social media and called the athlete out and even called it bizarre. However, it seems like Giannis has a different explanation altogether as watching his ladylove carry their son was painful which in turn gave him the motivation to make his shots.
Why Was The NBA Player Called A Kardashian?
While everyone cannot have enough of their double stacked Oreos, the popular NBA player is also a fan of these popular cookies. In a video that went viral in no time, the popular NBA athlete can be seen putting a bunch of Oreos into glass jars. As he is stacking the fan-favorite cookies, his girlfriend hilariously accused him of trying to be like a popular Kardashian sister who had earlier displayed a similar style.
The joke is a reference to a video that went viral on the internet a while back, as Khloé Kardashian was showing the fully stocked pantry. From healthy snacks to munchies, everything was stacked in neat jars. Everyone assumed that Gianni must have taken some idea from that video!