NBA’s reigning Most Valuable Player (MVP) Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks apologized late Thursday after his Twitter account was hacked.
“Hey everybody! I’m back and would like to address the social media incident from earlier today! I was hacked and the situation is currently being investigated. The tweets and posts were extremely inappropriate and I am so disappointed and disgusted that somebody would say the terrible things that were said!,” Antetokounmpo said on Twitter.
“I feel terrible that the Bucks, Khris, Lebron and the Curry family were included in the malicious and untrue tweets. I feel especially terrible for the Bryant family, during their time of grief they should not be subjected to this type of negativity and foul behavior. Thank you all for always supporting my family and I, and please stay safe!” he added.
Hacker(s) posted inappropriate words after hacking Antetokounmpo’s social media account on Thursday.
Giannis’ brother Kostas Antetokounmpo, in a shared tweet, also said his brother’s phone, email and bank accounts were also hacked.
“Giannis’ twitter, phone, email and bank accounts were hacked! He genuinely apologizes for everything that was tweeted and he will be back as soon as possible! The things that were said by this hacker were extremely inappropriate and disgusting!” he said.
Antetokounmpo, nicknamed “Greek Freak”, has so far averaged 29.6 points, 13.7 rebounds, and 5.8 assists with the Bucks as his team leads the Eastern Conference.
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