Giannis unable to access basketball hoop during hiatus
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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is currently holed up at home in Wisconsin, but even though the 25-year-old superstar has plenty of resources at his disposal, there's one glaring absence from his current setup - a way to play basketball.
"So, I don't have access to (a) hoop," Antetokounmpo revealed on a conference call Friday, according to ESPN's Eric Woodyard. "A lot of NBA players have a court in their house or something, but now I just get home workouts. Ride the bike, treadmill, lift weights, and pretty much stay sharp that way, but I don't play basketball."
With the NBA season on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Milwaukee's coaches and training staff have at least provided their players with some tools to help combat the lengthy layoff from live game action.
"Obviously, they give us bands, a bike," Antetokounmpo said. "They provide us with workouts that we can do at home and also provide us with food. They have a catering company that brings us food for us and our families in the house.
"That's pretty much it. We're supposed to stay home, do our workouts, take care of our bodies at home, and that's pretty much it."