Bucks Star Giannis Antetokounmpo makes decision on World Cup

Creadted by- Aryan

Antetokounmpo had a cleaning procedure done in late June to remove loose cartilage in his left knee.

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Since that operation, it is uncertain whether he will be able to represent Greece in the tournament.

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Team doctors were reportedly working with Milwaukee's medical staff to reach a final decision.

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Antetokounmpo wrote, "Everyone knows my passion and love for my national team is and will never change."

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Greece can still reach the 2024 Paris Games through other qualifying tournaments,

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But Antetokounmpo's availability for those contests will depend on his NBA commitments.

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Joe Vardon of The Athletic says Antetokounmpo's absence will affect Team USA as well.

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The US and Greece will be in the same pool for the first round of the tournament in the Philippines.

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And even though the US is a favorite to advance, facing Greece without Antetokounmpo makes the task that much easier.

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