LeBron James praises Giannis Antetokounmpo: “That guy is damn good himself”

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LeBron James had nothing but good words to say about the superstar of the Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo.

James said Antetokounmpo is an excellent player, who gets a lot of respect from everyone in the NBA.

“Anytime you are respected by your peers it always means something. … That guy is damn good himself,” James said about Antetokounmpo, via Ryan Ward of Lakers Daily.

James had 34 points (13/25 shooting, 6/10 from beyond the arc), six rebounds and eight assists, as the Lakers edged the Bucks (113-106).

For his part, Antetokounmpo had 25 points (11/17 shooting) and 12 boards in the contest.