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Father of Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo has passed away

Father of Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo has passed away
Posted at 11:41 AM, Sep 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-30 12:55:44-04

MILWAUKEE --  The father of Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo has passed away at the age of 54.

Reports indicate Charles Antetokounmpo died of a heart attack Friday while he was at this home in Milwaukee. 

The Milwaukee Bucks also released a statement Saturday morning regarding Charles Antetokounmpo:

“The Bucks family is heartbroken about the sudden death of Giannis' father, Charles. The entire organization, his teammates and coaches are here to support Giannis and his family during this incredibly difficult time. Charles was a big part of the Bucks and will be terribly missed by us all. On behalf of ownership, we express our utmost condolences and offer our prayers to Giannis and his family.”

Eurohoops.net reports the funeral will be held in the United States.