Giannis Antetokounmpo is considered one of the most endearing figures in the NBA. Antetokounmpo is an intimidating presence on the NBA court, combining his incredible size, speed, and strength to dominate his opponents.
But off the court, he is one of the most enthusiastic, positive, and energetic people in the league. Antetokounmpo brings an earnest attitude to all his interactions and has an infectious charisma that has made him a very beloved figure in the league.
Giannis has been in the league for 8 years now and has been wildly successful through the years. He's elevated himself to All-Star and All-NBA status, won 2 MVPs, a Defensive Player Of The Year, an NBA Championship, and a Finals MVP.
But for all his success, Giannis enjoys the little things in life. This includes going shopping at Target. Giannis put out a Tweet last night saying that no one was able to recognize him at the store, something he seemed so amused and excited by.
In classic fashion, NBA fans were quick to respond to Antetokounmpo in hilarious fashion. Some fans pointed out that fans probably didn't want to bother him, while others posted pictures they took from him.
Some fans even decided to make jokes about Giannis, albeit in a very harmless way. Here are some of the best responses below.
In just 8 years, Giannis has established himself as a future first-ballot Hall of Famer. But despite this, he has been extremely humble and shown that he doesn't have a giant ego. Just recently, he refuted the claim that he is the best player in the NBA and noted that LeBron James is still the best in the world.
Giannis is one of the most likable athletes in the NBA, and this is why he is one of the most popular figures in the league. Unlike a lot of athletes, who carry an abrasive and aggressive attitude both on and off the court, Giannis has shown that he can extremely successful despite not having a more angry and aggressive demeanor.