Tonight, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks get the possibility to shut out the Celtics in Recreation 6 of the Jap Convention semifinals, up to now — and by far — one of the best collection on this 12 months’s postseason. Within the Bucks’ gorgeous Recreation 5 comeback Wednesday in Boston, Antetokounmpo torched the league’s finest protection for 40 factors (16-of-27 from the sector) and 11 rebounds, bringing his averages over the previous three video games to 38.7 factors, 13.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists with second-leading scorer Khris Middleton sidelined.
It was already clear who was one of the best basketball participant on the planet. This collection is only a showcase for anybody who hasn’t been watching.
Final 12 months, the Jap Convention semifinals appeared to cement Kevin Durant’s declare to the standing of being one of the best participant on the planet. Even after Antetokounmpo put up 30 factors and 17 rebounds to guide the Bucks over the Nets in Recreation 6 and adopted with 40 factors, 13 rebounds and 5 assists within the Recreation 7 additional time win in Brooklyn, the two-time NBA MVP declared Durant — who scored 48 factors and hit an epic last-second shot in regulation whereas carrying the injury-ravaged Nets — was on one other degree.
A 12 months after Giannis Antetokounmpo hailed Kevin Durant as one of the best participant on the planet, it’s the Bucks two-time MVP who has an opportunity to win a second consecutive championship whereas the Nets celebrity is already onto the offseason.NBAE by way of Getty Pictures
“He’s one of the best participant on the planet,” Antetokounmpo stated.