Bucks star and smoothie fiend Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points, including the game-winning bucket with five seconds left, in Sunday’s Game 4 104-102 home victory over the Celtics. And yet, this guy can’t find a table in the city he plays for.
One patron at the taco restaurant said Antetokounmpo showed up, waited for 10 minutes, wasn’t helped, and left, even though other customers recognized him and were willing to give up their seats for him.
The joint ended up apologizing in an effort to save face for not recognizing a 7-foot person whose hands are the size of an average human’s head. (“We are very sorry we weren’t able to seat Giannis Antetokounmpo in as timely of a manner as we would have hoped.”) It’s not like the place should be cleared out for a famous person, but damn, at least tell him it’ll be a 15-minute wait or something. Update (4:37 p.m. ET): The restaurant has surveillance footage of an employee greeting Giannis. The plot thickens!
Using his girlfriend Mariah Riddlesprigger as a messenger, Giannis had no hard feelings:
Betrayed by tacos, the Greek Freak had pizza instead.