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NBA star talks teammate's controversial arrest, NBA 2K19

NEW YORK — Regardless of rigidity surrounding the arguable arrest of Sterling Brown, Milwaukee Dollars big name Giannis Antetokounmpo says his teammate’s arrest introduced the staff in combination remaining season. “I will have his again it doesn’t matter what. What I noticed from the video was once traumatic,” Antetokounmpo mentioned in an interview with CBS Information.

Brown just lately filed a lawsuit towards Milwaukee and its police division following the January 26 arrest, claiming officials used over the top pressure. Video of the arrest confirmed officials throwing him to the bottom and surprising him with a Taser. Frame cam photos additionally confirmed an officer stepping on Brown’s ankle whilst he was once at the floor.

“On the finish of the day, I am at all times going to have my brother’s again. That is all that issues. I had an opportunity to speak to him and I informed him, ‘no matter you want, I am right here,'” Antetokounmpo mentioned. “As a staff, we mentioned it, we informed him, ‘it doesn’t matter what you imagine, that was once flawed. We are going to have your again.'”

CBS Information spoke to Antetokounmpo on the release birthday party for EA Sports activities’ NBA 2K19. “The Greek Freak” is the duvet big name for this yr’s version of the online game franchise. He mentioned he is excited to be the primary world participant to be featured at the quilt.

“Rising up, I by no means concept I’d be at the quilt of a online game. I used to be simply enjoying basketball as a result of I really like basketball. Being at the quilt is fantastic — arduous paintings can pay off,” he informed CBS Information. “Being the primary world participant at the quilt of the sport, that is a large honor.”

The Boston Celtics eradicated the Dollars within the first spherical of the playoffs remaining season. Antetokounmpo led the staff with 25.7 issues, nine.6 rebounds and six.three assists. He says he is having a look ahead to main his staff subsequent season and deeper into the playoffs so they are able to compete for a championship.

“We did a perfect activity enjoying towards Boston,” he mentioned. “With a bit of luck this yr, the fellows at the staff will come nearer in combination, and day-by-day, we can get well, make the playoffs once more and do even farther.”

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