Where to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo’s drama Rise online in Australia

This sports drama tells the real-life story of prominent NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, his brothers and their talent to spare.

I’m no mathematician but I guess the odds of 3 brothers not only making it to the NBA but thriving in the league are astronomical. The Antetokounmpo brothers beat them. look To go up and buckle up to learn more about how they lifted each other up along the way, with the support of their amazing family.

A biographical sports film, To go up traces how the Antetokounmpo family emigrated from Nigeria to Greece, where they struggled to get by. When 2 of the brothers found out they were good at basketball, the family’s luck slowly started to turn. The rest, as they say, is sports history.

When can I watch NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo’s movie To go up?

You can look To go up when it premieres in Australia on Friday, June 24.

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Watch a sports movie To go up exclusively on Disney Plus. You can sign up for Disney Plus in Australia for $11.99 per month or $119.99 per year.

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Preview of the drama To go up, about Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo

Based on real facts, To go up chronicles the life of the Antetokounmpo family. Parents Charles and Vera emigrated from Nigeria to Greece in hopes of building a better future for their children. Once there, they were forced to live under the imminent threat of deportation.

To make ends meet, they sold trinkets to tourists on the streets of Athens. When they weren’t helping out, brothers Giannis and Thanasis started playing basketball. They soon realized that they might lack experience in the sport, but their talent was undeniable. Their brother Kostas followed in their footsteps.

What happened next ? Giannis entered the NBA draft in 2013, a decision that ended up affecting the whole family for the better. Fast forward a few years and Giannis, Thanasis and Kostas were taking the league by storm. They became the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions – first Kostas with the Los Angeles Lakers, then Giannis and Thanasis with the Milwaukee Bucks.

The film stars real-life siblings and newcomers Uche Agada and Ral Agada, as well as Jaden Osimuwa, Elijah Sholanke, Dayo Okeniyi, Yetide Badaki, Manish Dayal, and Taylor Nichols. It is directed by Akin Omotoso (vaya) and written by Arash Amel (A private war).

To go up promises to stay true to the real-life experiences of the family, so it should make for an uplifting and moving watch. Do not look To go up expecting it to be the brothers’ success in the NBA. Rather, it will be a tale of how they got there and how their family sacrificed and stuck together along the way. To say this tale is inspiring would be an understatement. look To go up and see.

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