Antetokounmpo: He will not play in the World Cup with the National Team
Huge absence for the National Team that loses its star and leader
This is also the second major tournament that the Greek Freak misses with Andron, since he did not compete in the 2017 Eurobasket again due to a knee issue. From 2014 until last year at the World, he was in all major events except 2017.
Apart from Antetokounmpo, Greece will continue without Panagiotis Kalaitzakis, who is the last "cut" of Dimitris Itoudis. We remind you that Dimitris Agravanis put himself out of the team as of Thursday morning (10/8). Now continuing in preparation: Kostas Papanikolaou, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Giannoulis Larentzakis, George Papagiannis, Michalis Lountzis, Dinos Mitoglou, Lefteris Bohorides, Nikos Rogavopoulos, Dimitris Moraitis, George Tsalbouris, Vassilis Toliopoulos, Thomas Walkap, Ioannis Papa Petrou, Manolis Hatzidakis and Costas Antetokounmpo (his condition remains to be clarified).
Greece has ahead of it, after the defeat by Italy at the Acropolis, the friendlies in Abu Dhabi with the USA and Germany, August 18 and 19, where it will slowly begin to clarify the landscape for the final 12 of the team. Jambol in the World Cup on the 25th of the same month, while the National Team plays against Jordan on the 26th.