Bleacher Report Giannis learned how to do his signature mean mug by studying Russ when he was younger per MirinFader He wanted to be more mean and less innocent on the court to be intimidating like him

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Giannis must’ve analyzed a lot of players in the NBA when he was younger and taking serious note of their ability and skills yet working on his own game. Giannis didn’t want to be seen as a nice gentleman on the court; he wanted be seen as someone who would tear your heart out. He tried to pattern his scowl after Russel Westbrook’s scowl. Giannis came into practice once, scowling and grunting. “This is my new thing”, Giannis told his teammates. [Source of the full article](https://twitter.com/mirinfader/status/1417862087682916357?s=21) [Source to the tweet](https://twitter.com/bleacherreport/status/1417934659376205824?s=21)