Giannis Continues Historic Stretch With Monster Game vs Clippers
Anyone who stayed up late on Thursday night to watch the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Los Angeles Clippers was in for a treat, as Giannis Antetokounmpo rewarded them with one of the best games of his career.
Giannis put on a show against the Clippers, leading the Bucks to a hard-fought 106-105 win at Fiserv Forum. All he did was rack up 54 points and 19 rebounds, scoring and rebounding at will.
The epic performance was just the latest in a historic stretch of huge games for Giannis, who's now tallied at least 33 points and 12 rebounds in five straight games. The two-time MVP is averaging an absurd 42.4 points and 15.2 rebounds per game during that streak, making him the first player in over 40 years to average 42+ points and 15+ rebounds over a five-game span.
Giannis' dominance isn't surprising, as he's typically in a class by himself and has been putting up huge stats all season despite being dogged by a recent knee injury. On top of averaging a career-high 32.3 points per game, he also leads the NBA in rebounding at 12.3 boards per game. After a decade in the NBA, he's still getting better.
The 28-year-old has led the Bucks to the second-best record in the East at 35-17, just two games behind the Boston Celtics. Despite his incredible numbers and team success, Giannis only has the third-best MVP odds on FanDuel Sportsbook's NBA odds (+800), making him a good value pick.
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