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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to NBA 2k video of him playing with the Lakers
  • Antetokounmpo is open to play in LA with his brothers
  • Antetokounmpo once said he would never leave Milwaukee

Giannis Antetokounmpo left NBA fans intrigued when he posted a slight hint on Tuesday about potentially playing for the Los Angeles Lakers in the future.

The reigning league MVP reacted to an NBA 2k game clip on Twitter which showed him hitting a half-court shot at the buzzer while wearing a Laker uniform.

Although he did not mention anything about his plans for the future, still his reaction could not escape the eyes of fans, most especially Laker fans.

This is not the first time the Greek Freak sent interesting signals on the chances that he would play for the Purple and Gold.

In February, Antetokounmpo did not shut down the possibility as he implied that playing alongside his brothers in Los Angeles “would be amazing.”

“I think that would be amazing. Obviously we’d spend more time together, and I’m 100% sure my mom would love that, but if we could team up in a team — Milwaukee, L.A., whatever — that would be awesome,” the four-time All-Star told USA Today Sports.

Currently, Giannis is teammates with his older brother Thanasis in Milwaukee while the younger Kostas plays for the Lakers.

The Bucks superstar,  though, was singing a different tune about two years ago when he said that he would never leave the Bucks - the franchise that drafted him in 2013- for LA.

”Honestly, no way. My goal is to win in Milwaukee, bring a championship to the city. I would never leave for LA,” Antetokounmpo said in an interview with Colin Cowherd in June 2018.

But things have become different now, especially now that his family is playing an integral role in every decision he makes in his career.

The 25-year-old is right on pace to secure his second straight MVP plum as he is averaging 29.6 points, 13.7 boards, 5.8 assists in 54.7 percent shooting on the floor to lead the Bucks to the best record in the NBA prior to its suspension in March.

Giannis Antetokounmpo LeBron James Bucks Lakers Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks and LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers hug following a game at Fiserv Forum on December 19, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images