Giannis Antetokounmpo is on board with fans and pundits calling him the "Greek Freak."
However, the league's reigning MVP cannot actually recall where the nickname started.
"I don't remember the first time I heard about it - it was probably my rookie year - but I really don't know who came up with it," Antetokounmpo said. "I just went on the court one day and I had like a crazy dunk or a crazy block and after that everyone started calling me the 'Greek Freak.' So it stuck by me. I love it and it's a cool nickname."
Today, the moniker has become inseparable from Antetokounmpo's identity. For instance, the 25-year-old's first signature shoe with Nike was dubbed the "Zoom Air Freak 1."