Giannis Antetokounmpo Deletes Twitter & Instagram Accounts In Wake Of Kobe Bryant's Death

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Milwaukee Bucks' NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has deleted all social media handles after the passing away of his all-time idol and mentor - Kobe Bryant.

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The burgeoning relationship master and student relationship between Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kobe Bryant was well documented in the last couple of years. The young Greek basketball player who plays for the Milwaukee Bucks has publicly claimed that Kobe Bryant was his role model and mentor. Giannis Antetokounmpo trained along with Kobe Bryant ahead of the 2018 season which seen the former end up as NBA MVP while playing for the Bucks.

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Kobe Bryant's death has shaken the entire sports fraternity as former players and present superstars take to social media to express their disbelief over Sunday's unfortunate events. While many players looked up to Kobe Bryant as an inspiration, Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is considered to be the Black Mamba's biggest fan. After Kobe Bryant death, the 25-year old has now moved to delete all his social media handles and take some time off to process the events that occurred over the weekend. Giannis Antetokounmpo is probably going through a rollercoaster of emotions at the moment at the loss of a major figure in his personal and professional life. We look forward to seeing Giannis Antetokounmpo come back stronger and do his idol Kobe Bryant proud!

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