Antetokounmpo impressed with Lillard: When the game starts, he's a killer



by SEDEDIN DEDOVIC

Antetokounmpo impressed with Lillard: When the game starts, he's a killer
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The Milwaukee Bucks' star basketball player, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is absolutely thrilled by the opportunity to team up with Damian Lillard. Their partnership on the court has brought a new level of excitement and anticipation to the team and its fans.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is excited about the incredible synergy he and Damian Lillard share, which promises to elevate the Bucks' performance to new heights. "He's like a full-back version of me. He is quiet, minding his own business, his family is important to him, he trains hard and helps his teammates.

When it needs to be loud - it is loud. When he doesn't need to, he doesn't say much. And when the game starts, then he is a 'killer,'" said Adetokumbo and added: "It's only pre-season, there's still a lot of time. The league part of the season is ahead of us, then the playoffs.

I hope that luck will be on our side - that there are no injuries and that we create good habits". The Greek explained how he felt sharing the court with the 33-year-old Lillard. "I haven't been so open in the last five to seven years.

"I have never seen them double someone from the first possession in a match," concludes Antetokounmpo.

These two superstars will be a nightmare for all NBA teams

The pairing of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard on the same team was a basketball dream come true.

Giannis, with his incredible athleticism and defensive prowess, perfectly complemented Lillard's deep three-point shooting and clutch playmaking. Their on-court chemistry was electric, with Giannis dominating the paint and Lillard sinking long-range bombs.

This dual threat made their team a force to be reckoned with, challenging opponents on both ends of the floor. Off the court, their friendship and shared work ethic resonated with fans, creating a feel-good atmosphere around the team.

The Giannis-Lillard partnership redefined the meaning of superstar teamwork and led to remarkable success, deep playoff runs, and a new model of unselfishness in the NBA. Their era together will be remembered as a time of basketball excellence and enduring camaraderie.