Giannis Antetokounmpo, known off the field as a comedian, is back. This time around, he’s doing his best to emulate one of the game’s greatest talents.
Giannis Antetokounmpo works on a 3-pointer off the dribble during a Milwaukee Bucks practice. It’s no secret that outside shooting is a weakness in the two-time MVP’s game. Giannis is shooting a miserable 24.4 percent from deep so far this season.
After hitting a few 3-pointers, he started to feel himself. That’s when Giannis Antetokounmpo decided to start playing with the Milwaukee Bucks coach. The six-time All-Star then made his best impression on Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, breaking up his signature celebration with the Miami Heat.
The trio may have been lucky rebounds, but that didn’t stop Giannis from having some fun with his game.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is strong on the way to third MVP trophy
Christmas is a pivotal point in the NBA timeline because it’s the day fans and analysts have a large enough sample size to gauge players and teams. With multiple games, discussions about possible seasonal winners can be in full swing.
After back-to-back MVP awards in 2018 and 2019, Giannis Antetokounmpo was forced to take a back seat in the game. He is a victim of voter fatigue, despite still delivering high-level numbers.this milwaukee bucks Stars still get consideration, but not enough to wrest top spot from Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic.
Looking forward to this season, Giannis may add a third MVP trophy to his list of honors. With so few players winning the award three years in a row, many expected a new player to be crowned at the end of the regular season.
For starters, Giannis is having one of the best seasons of his career. Currently, he is averaging 31.7 points (a career high), 11.6 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game. Most importantly, the Bucks are one of the top teams in the NBA. Before the Brooklyn Nets pulled off their big winning streak, they trailed the Boston Celtics for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
As far as MVP goes, Giannis will face stiff competition.Jokic Kevin DurantAnd Jayson Tatum are also in the midst of great seasons. That being said, the “Greek Freak” should love his chances if he keeps up that pace.