It is one of the sport’s most fascinating stories, from their complicated past, to the ascension in the world’s top basketball competition. Giannis Antetokpunmpo will have a new biopic released by Disney+ called ‘Rise’.
After emigrating from Nigeria to Greece, Giannis’ parents couldn’t have imagined what was coming for their sons. The Antetokpunmpo brothers, used to sneak to play basketball at a local league, and later would become the first trio of brothers to have an NBA championship.
This film was directed by Akin Omotso alongside Bernie Goldman, while Giannis himself is the executive producer. Also, this picture includes Uche and Ral Aganda as Giannis and Thanasis Antetokpunmpo, while Kostas is played by Jaden Osimuwa.
‘Rise’, the Giannis Antetokounmpo biopic will get to disneyplus.com on June 24th, trying to inspire younger generations of basketball players.