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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA MVP for the second year running

USATSI Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks had a hard time in their second round against the Miami Heat when Jimmy Butler and Co. were able to send the best-staffed team in the east in five games. Given these circumstances, individual honors are probably the furthest away for anyone. But it’s award season, and before Friday’s first game in the …

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Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo wins second consecutive NBA MVP award

10:57 ET Eric WoodyardESPN Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has won his second consecutive NBA MVP award, sources said Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Antetokounmpo joins Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Steve Nash, Tim Duncan, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Moses Malone, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell as successive MVPs. The official announcement is set for 2 p.m. ET. …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Injury Update: Bucks to monitor the star’s ankle sprain before determining the status of Game 5

The Milwaukee Bucks managed to keep their season alive with a 118-115 overtime win over the Miami Heat in Game 4 on Sunday, despite playing the last three quarters and overtime without MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Bucks superstar injured himself again in the same right ankle he twisted in Game 3 and did not return. Antetokounmpo struggled to get back …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo hits a wall again and we can’t just point our fingers at his teammates and his coach

Regardless of how you view the particular weaknesses of this Milwaukee Bucks team, this is an amazing development where they find themselves 3-0 against the Miami Heat. Aside from a rebound that has never happened in the NBA, the Bucks came to the bubble with the best defense in the league, the almost-certain back-to-back MVP in Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Rumors: Heat, Raptors Likely To Top Free Agency | Grandstand report

Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press The rumors of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s free agency have increased with the Milwaukee Bucks falling 2-0 to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Yahoo Sports’ Vincent Goodwill reported that it was an “open secret” in the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida that the Heat and Toronto Raptors top the list to become reigning …

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With DPOY and Likely MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo Cements is among the greats of the NBA grandstand report

Nell Redmond / Associated Press Tracking an entire NBA season effectively is an exercise in using perspective. So much time is invested in the hypothesis: the next free agency coup, possible superstar trades, the rush to crown one competitor and depose another. Moments are underestimated or completely lost in this carousel of cause and effect. Appreciating and reflecting on the …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year in landslide

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was named 2019-20 NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Tuesday. Antetokounmpo won the award on a landslide, received 75 votes in first place from a jury of 100 sports journalists and broadcasters, and received a total of 432 points. 2018-19 NBA MVP Antetokounmpo is only the fifth player to win both MVP and Defensive …

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