As Greeks celebrate MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo in unison with Milwaukee Bucks fans after he secured an NBA title victory, many are not aware of the star's Nigerian roots.
The sale continues an impressive run for collectible baseball cards, which have been around since the late 19th century and started to fetch high prices in the early 1980s.
Antetokounmpo and James both received All-NBA First Team votes on all 100 ballots to finish with 500 points each.
Chicago's favourite son Anthony Davis sank one of two free throws to cap a thrilling fourth quarter and lift Team LeBron to a 157-155 win over Team Giannis in Sunday's 2020 NBA All-Star Game.
The 24-year-old from Greece wept as he accepted the honour beating out 2018 MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George.
The high-flying rookie put out a call over the loudspeaker for the "biggest person in the building" and out strolled the 7-foot-1 O'Neal who is considered one of the greatest players in league history.
At the age of 22, Giannis Antetokounmpo has already left his mark on the NBA. The former street vendor, the son of immigrants from Nigeria, has played in his first All Star Game and is considered to be among the league's elite players.
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