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Watch Paul Reed block Giannis Antetokounmpo at rim then chirp at him

  Watch Paul Reed block Giannis Antetokounmpo at rim then chirp at him You have to love the confidence. Philadelphia couldn’t miss early — 65% shooting in the first quarter, 5-of-9 from 3 — and the team’s feisty play had it up by a dozen in the second quarter. Then the Bucks found their groove, went on a 10-0 run, but it remains a close game in the third quarter. Check out more on the 76ers Report: Celtics not discussing Ben Simmons trade with 76ers Joel Embiid says 76ers’ chemistry differs from prior years: ‘We’re... Three things to know: Curry makes way-too-early MVP case with 50 vs.

In the end Giannis decided to stay in Milwaukee because it was difficult. And then, improbably, the Bucks won. “One challenge was to bring a championship here and we did,” he told me. “It was very hard, but we did. Very, very hard. I just love challenges. What’s the next challenge? The next challenge might not be here.” It’s not that he doesn’t love Milwaukee, he said. But he was always wary of things becoming too easy. “Me and my family chose to stay in this city that we all love and has taken care of us—for now,” Giannis said. “In two years, that might change. I’m being totally honest with you. I’m always honest. I love this city. I love this community. I want to help as much as possible.”

Giannis Antetokounmpo teases a future career in politics

  Giannis Antetokounmpo teases a future career in politics Milwaukee Bucks superstar GiannisAntetokounmpo joked around about one day running for U.S. president while celebrating his championship at the White House. The celebration for winning the 2020-21 NBA Championship continues, as the Milwaukee Bucks visited the White House on Nov. 8 to celebrate the ir momentous achievement. But being in the political atmosphere got Giannis Antetokounmpo thinking: What if he one day ran for President? Jokingly, the Greek Freak said he'd "run for office" and would "be the most handsome president ever" before adding on in saying that his brother and Bucks teammate, Thanasis, would be his vice president.

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Source: Zach Baron, Condé Nast @ GQ.com

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Giannis: “I just love challenges. What’s the next challenge? The next challenge might not be here. Me and my family chose to stay in this city that we all love and has taken care of us—for now. In two years, that might change. I’m being totally honest with you”.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo hints at future Bucks exit: 'The next challenge might not be here'

  Giannis Antetokounmpo hints at future Bucks exit: 'The next challenge might not be here' Giannis Antetokounmpo has not been quiet about his love for Milwaukee. Both before and since he signed a contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2020, he's been vocal about his love for the city and the team, and that love has only grown since he led the Bucks to their first championship in 50 years. In a recent interview with GQ's Zach Baron, he said there's a possibility that he could leave Milwaukee in the future and embrace a new challenge somewhere else. “One challenge was to bring a championship here and we did,” he told me. “It was very hard, but we did. Very, very hard. I just love challenges.

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One night after the Antetokounmpo brothers came tantalizingly close to delivering free poultry on multiple occasions, a Wagner brother brings it to fruition. – 9:51 PM Giannis Antetokounmpo @Giannis_An34

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The Bucks just aren’t a very good basketball team right now.

“We’re all frustrated. I’m frustrated. I don’t play to lose. I play to win.” – Giannis Antetokounmpo

How deep is the hole? And where do the Bucks go from here?

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NBA PER (Week 4)

1. Nikola Jokic: 34.6

2. Kevin Durant: 29.4

3. Jimmy Butler: 29.0

4. Giannis Antetokounmpo: 28.9

5. Montrezl Harrell: 28.4

6. Stephen Curry: 26.8

7. Anthony Davis: 25.9

8. Rudy Gobert: 25.2

9. Ja Morant: 24.8

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Nikola Jokic last night:

✅ 28 PTS


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✅ 9 REB

✅ 9 AST

Jokic is just the second player in NBA history to record at least 300p/150r/75a through his first 12 games of a season.

Giannis Antetokounmpo “discovers” that oreos are best dunked in milk

  Giannis Antetokounmpo “discovers” that oreos are best dunked in milk Things we take for granted are revelations for the man who grew up poor in Greece. He didn’t grow up watching commercials that drummed into his head some accepted truths of American popular culture. For example, that Oreo cookies are best when dunked in milk. You won't believe me but a kid just told me to try dunking my Oreos in milk… mannnnn game changer ????????#MadMyGirlDidntTellMeSooner #NewBedtimeSnack — Giannis Antetokounmpo (@Giannis_An34) November 24, 2021 The “Greek Freak learns to dunk” jokes just write themselves.

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Even Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't want to pay NBC to watch Olympic hoops

  Even Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't want to pay NBC to watch Olympic hoops A lot of folks aren't too happy that it takes a payment to NBC's Peacock streaming service to watch U.S. men's basketball at the Tokyo Olympics. That apparently includes someone who signed a $228 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks last summer: NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak took to Twitter to find out when Team USA was playing Iran in men’s hoops on Tuesday night, and when a reporter revealed it was going to cost him some money, Antetokounmpo ended up saying “never mind.” This is a pretty funny thing to hear from an NBA superstar, but it kind of sums it up, doesn’t it? Gallery: The 6 games U.S.

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FINAL: Hawks 120, Bucks 100

– Antetokounmpo 26pts/5reb/6ast

– Holiday 19pts/8ast

– Allen 18pts/3reb – 8:14 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo hit game-winning layup, Bucks top Hornets

  Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo hit game-winning layup, Bucks top Hornets Antetokounmpo finished the night with 40 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists. After the game, Antetokounmpo showed Ball respect as they exchanged jerseys. Your browser does not support this video Charlotte is improving game by game, week by week. This is a team on the rise with a superstar in the making leading them. The Bucks are already champions with a full-fledged superstar, and they win games like one. Check out more on the Bucks NBA Power Rankings: Suns take over No. 1 after knocking off Warriors Giannis shows off Portis, DiVincenzo basketball cards, calls them his financial...

Five fouls for Giannis Antetokounmpo now with 2:36 to go in the game, #Hawks up 116-99. – 8:08 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

The #Bucks got the #Hawks lead down to 10…it’s 104-92 now and Giannis Antetokounmpo is back in the game. – 7:57 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

Giannis Antetokounmpo begins the fourth quarter on the bench (four fouls) – the #Bucks will have to cut into the deficit without him for a bit here… – 7:48 PM Kane Pitman @KanePitman

It’s probably the most frustrated Giannis has looked all season tonight. Foul trouble, battling with both Collins and Capela, teammates struggling to pay off good looks with poor shooting. Tough night all round but he just keeps pushing. – 7:47 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

Two offensive fouls on Giannis Antetokounmpo this quarter (four total) and the #Bucks trail 89-77 in the closing seconds of the third. Atlanta has been able to prevent any real rally thus far. – 7:44 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm

And there is Giannis Antetokounmpo’s fourth foul on his second offensive foul of the second half. – 7:44 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm

That’s a ridiculous kick to the corner by Giannis Antetokounmpo. Put it through a couple arms and hit Nwora right in the shot pocket for the corner 3.

Hawks still lead, 88-77, though. – 7:42 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm

After one quarter, the Hawks lead, 32-24. Antetokounmpo and Allen each have six points a piece. Trae Young with 15 for Atlanta.

Advanced Stats:

OffRtg: 133.3

DefRtg: 96.0

Net Rtg: -37.3

ORB%: 0.0%

DRB%: 58.3% – 6:36 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

The PA announcer says that was Giannis Antetokounmpo’s second foul – so one of his earlier ones must have been assigned elsewhere. The live box score says he has three. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ #Bucks trail 17-13 – 6:22 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

I feel like fouls get changed all the time, but currently the live box score on site has Giannis Antetokounmpo with two fouls in the early going. #Hawks up 15-9 with 7:26 to go in the first quarter. – 6:17 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm

Jrue Holiday has to shoot that floater. I know he’s struggling to finish right now, but he has to be a threat.

Threw the lob to Antetokounmpo and got a turnover. – 6:17 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm

Giannis Antetokounmpo gets a turnaround hook for the Bucks’ first points. – 6:13 PM Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard

Hawks start with Clint Capela guarding Giannis. – 6:10 PM Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard

With no De’Andre Hunter and Giannis in town, it seems like there’s a real role for Solomon Hill this early evening. – 5:51 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm

Mike Budenholzer said he expects Giannis Antetokounmpo to play tonight in Atlanta.

George Hill, on the other hand, will be out. – 4:49 PM Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard

Giannis Antetokounmpo is expected to play per Coach Budenholzer. – 4:40 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

Giannis Antetokounmpo, who missed the #Bucks last game with an ankle sprain, is going through his pregame routine currently at State Farm Arena. There’s no discernible difference in his movements to me. – 3:59 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski

With an earlier tip time (5 p.m. CT), the #Bucks did not have a shootaround – but nothing has changed on the afternoon injury report for tonight in Atlanta: Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle) and George Hill (back soreness) remain probable. – 3:11 PM Sirius XM NBA @SiriusXMNBA

“Ben Simmons has to take a page out of [Giannis Antetokounmpo’s] book.”

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Deni Avdija drew a difficult defensive assignment: guarding athletic wing and Magic sixth man Terrence Ross. It’s a sign of the Wizards’ faith in Avdija’s defense that he’s been asked to guard two players as different as Ross and Giannis Antetokounmpo over the last week. – 7:30 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm

For tomorrow night’s game in Atlanta, Donte DiVincenzo, Brook Lopez and Khris Middleton are all listed as OUT.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed as probable with a right ankle sprain and George Hill is listed as probable with back soreness. – 5:49 PM Christian Clark @cclark_13

Points in the paint:

1) Ja Morant, 16.2

2) Anthony Davis, 14.9

3) Nikola Jokic, 14.0

4) Giannis Antetokounmpo, 13.8

5) Domantas Sabonis, 13.5 – 4:25 PM

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“I don’t think it’s, ‘I’m thinking about leaving the Bucks,’ ” Saratsis told me. “But I think he’s genuinely like: ‘Okay, I have reached the pinnacle. The next challenge is, let’s repeat.’ But what happens if you do repeat? What’s the next challenge? What is that next barrier? When you think about it from a basketball perspective, by the age of 26, this kid has accomplished everything,” Saratsis said. “So sometimes you’re going to have to manufacture what those challenges are.” -via GQ.com / November 16, 2021

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Giannis Antetokounmpo opens the door to playing for another team

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Antetokounmpo finished the night with 40 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists. After the game, Antetokounmpo showed Ball respect as they exchanged jerseys. Your browser does not support this video Charlotte is improving game by game, week by week. This is a team on the rise with a superstar in the making leading them. The Bucks are already champions with a full-fledged superstar, and they win games like one. Check out more on the Bucks NBA Power Rankings: Suns take over No. 1 after knocking off Warriors Giannis shows off Portis, DiVincenzo basketball cards, calls them his financial...

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