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The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP
Mirin Fader: Giannis

Discover ​the story of one of the most transcendent players in NBA history–from his early life living in poverty in Greece to his inspiring rise to super-stardom in America.

As the face of the NBA's new world order, Giannis Antetokounmpo has overcome unfathomable obstacles to become a symbol of hope for people all over the world, the personification of the American Dream. But his backstory remains largely untold, and Fader unearths new information about the childhood that shaped "The Greek Freak"—from sleeping side by side with his brothers to selling trinkets on the side of the street with his family to the racism he experienced in Greece. Antetokounmpo grew up in an era when Golden Dawn, Greek's far-right, anti-immigrant party, patrolled his neighborhood, and his status as an illegal immigrant largely prevented him from playing for Greek's top clubs, making his rise to the NBA all the more improbable. Fader tells a deeply-human story of how an unknown, skinny, Black-Greek… (tovább)

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Hachette, 2021
400 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 9780306924125

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Mirin Fader: Giannis

Mirin Fader: Giannis The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP

Nagyon tetszett, olvasni GA hátteréről. Tudtam, hogy nem állt valami jól az elején, de így olvasva ez döbbenetes.
A görögök sokáig nem sejtették hogy mekkora „kincs” van a birtokukban, s nehezen ment neki a legalizáció – útlevél kapás. Szinte nem mehetett a draftra.

Kosárlabda rajongóknak ajánlom melegen :)


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