Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points (a career-high 5 threes), grabbed 11 rebounds and handed out seven assists in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 111-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night at Fiserv Forum. The Bucks improved to an NBA-best 25-4 record. After the game, Antetokounmpo discussed lots of topics, including his past:
“I wasn’t the No. 1 pick, AD was, LeBron was. I wasn’t supposed to be here. I wasn’t supposed to go up against these two beasts. So I’m just happy that I’m here and happy that I’m going through the process and I always want to be better, do better for my team and that’s what gives me joy,” Antetokounmpo said, per The AP.
Giannis shows off range:
This season, Antetokounmpo is averaging 31.8 points, 12.8 boards, 1.3 steals, 1.2 blocks, and 5.4 assists per contest, while shooting at 56.5% from the field.
Giannis with Lakers jersey for eight seconds: