Giannis Antetokounmpo named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

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Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named Player of the Week for the Eastern Conference, the NBA announced today.

The award is hardly a surprise for the Greek international Antetokounmpo who has scored over 30 points in his first three games including a career-high 44 points in the last game over the Portland Trailblazers.

The Bucks forward is averaging 38.3 points, 9.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists 2.7 steals, while shooting 67.2 percent from the field.