Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo won the NBA MVP award Monday night.
The Greek Freak locked up the award after a dominating season that saw Milwaukee go all the way to the Eastern Conference finals.
Speech - Night - People - Time - Tears
However, it was his speech last night people might remember for a long time. As he fought back tears, he thanked his mother in the audience for seeing “the future” for him and he called her his “true hero.
Watch the emotional moment below.
Kid - Future - Parent - Parent - Future
“When you’re a little kid, you don’t see the future. If you have a good parent, your parent sees the future for you. … You’re my true hero.”
There’s nothing better than watching somebody thank their mother the way he did. That’s the kind of emotion you simply can’t fake. It really doesn’t get much more authentic.
Story - Giannis - Nobody
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