Shortly after Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks to a Game 4 win over the Celtics on Sunday, someone eating at a Milwaukee taco restaurant tweeted a photo of the Greek Freak waiting for a table. According to the tweeter, nobody helped Antetokounmpo at all.
The picture went viral.
The restaurant claims a manager greeted Antetokounmpo and released surveillance footage to prove it:
“We appreciate everyone’s passion for treating Giannis and all customers with great customer service,” Monday’s follow-up read. “It is something we strive to do every day. We reviewed the entryway footage from last night, and we are proud to reaffirm that Giannis was promptly greeted by our manager and told the wait time. Giannis has been a customer many times and he has graciously accepted our apology for not being able to seat him and other customers more quickly last night. Our focus is now on supporting our team on this playoff run. Go Bucks.”
The release concluded with the hashtag #TacoBoutAMisunderstanding.
For his part, Antetokounmpo never griped publicly about the taco restaurant. The wait was longer than he wanted so he went elsewhere.
He has more important issues to focus on – like Game 5 in Boston tonight.