Giannis Antetokounmpo might not be the most vertically explosive guy in the world, but his combination of absurd length and fluid athleticism is still rather otherworldly.
He put that on display at Athlete Performance in Oconomowoc on Wednesday, where he flashed his freakish 12'2" max vertical reach for all
the world of Instagram to see. Not too shabby, Giannis -- that's just an inch short of what Dwight Howard and JaVale McGee posted at their respective NBA draft combines, and 3.5 inches short of the all-time combine record of 12'5.5" by former Buck D.J. Stephens (remember him?).
Having recently returned from a brief trip to his native Greece, Giannis spent Wednesday working out with his brothers Thanasis and Kostas. A 2014 second round pick of the Knicks, Thanasis spent last season with the Knicks' D-League affiliate, though it looks like he'll be joining the big club next season. Meanwhile, the younger Kostas won a state title as a junior at Dominican this year, and recently got his first scholarship offer from Iowa State. While Kostas is still plenty raw, he's already 6'8" (and growing) and looks like an Antetokounmpo.