A critical biography of Giannis Antetokounmpo, a man who climbed out of poverty and climbed to the top of the NBA, is also published in Japan-Basket Count | Basket Count

A must-read for all NBA fans, with detailed stories such as the NBA’s international scouts

Giannis Antetokounmpo was born and raised in Greece as an illegal Nigerian immigrant. Giannis, a boy who can’t even eat, catches the attention of his coach one day and is invited to join the basketball team. At first he started playing basketball reluctantly, but with the strength of his will and family ties as weapons, his talent gradually blossomed…

The critical biography of Giannis Antetokounmpo, the superstar who won MVP for two consecutive seasons in the world’s top basketball league NBA, will finally be published in Japan. This book chronicles his life as he battled poverty and racism, using his strong will and family ties to rise to the top.

Translated by Mr. Reo Onishi, who has translated many NBA-related books such as “I’LL SHOW YOU Derrick Rose Autobiography” and “Kevin Garnett Autobiography KG A to Z (KADOKAWA)”, and LA resident “I’LL Ms. Misato Eirei, who also teamed up with Mr. Onishi in SHOW YOU Derrick Rose Autobiography, jointly performed.

This book will be a good guidebook for understanding Giannis’ behavior, such as his MVP award speech and long-term contract with Milwaukee. In addition, the half-life of Giannis, who can be said to be a symbol of the internationalized modern NBA, is a must-read for all NBA fans, with detailed stories such as the structure of the European league and the NBA’s international scouts. .

“Giannis From Penniless to Top of the NBA
Milin Fader[Author]Leo Onishi, Misato Nagare[Translation]
◎ List price: 3400 yen + tax 46 size, 600 pages
◎ Publisher: Dabdori Co., Ltd.
◎Scheduled to be released: September 16, 2022 (Thursday) *Reservations are being accepted



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