Justin Jefferson Thinks He Could Beat Thanasis Antetokounmpo One-on-One in Basketball

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Superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson had a fantastic time in Las Vegas during Super Bowl week, engaging in numerous interviews with different media outlets.

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During one light hearted moment, JJ was asked about which NBA player he’s most confident he would defeat in a 1v1 matchup. His answer? Thanasis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, brother of NBA MVP and teammate, Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Parker: “Whose the one NBA player that your the most confident that you could beat in a 1v1? No disrespect, you just think you can take him”

JJ: “No disrespect but uhh [Giannis] Antetokounmpo’s brother [Thanasis] 100%, the highlights that I’ve seen… yeah.”

Justin Jefferson – Interview with Brad Parker (The Score)

Could Justin Jefferson actually beat Thanasis Antetokounmpo one-on-one?

Jefferson chuckles as he recalls the amusing highlights he’s witnessed of Thanasis, who has been in the league since 2015 and maintains averages of 7.9 minutes and 2.5 points per game during his career.

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A few years back, JJ released a mixtape showcasing his basketball skills as he played with friends at a gym, uploaded on his YouTube channel. Truth be told, he’s surprisingly skilled on the court as well.