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Giannis Antetokounmpo has career-high 55 points in Bucks’ win


Milwaukee — Giannis Antetokounmpo He says he wants to produce with enough consistency to cause boredom.

That’s the only recent drop for the two-time MVP.

On Tuesday night, as the Milwaukee Bucks beat Washington 123-113, Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 55 points in a series of thrilling dunks and drives to break the Wizards’ five-game winning streak. The spectacular forward continued with arguably the best stretch of his career, tallying 10 rebounds and seven assists.

Antetokounmpo said, “I want to be in the position that my game is boring.” “I just do what I do and people don’t talk about it because it gets boring. I do it every night. That’s what I want to do. Tell other people my game I want you to feel bored but I don’t please don’t be bored the greats i.e. the best players never get bored they go out and always do their best no matter what the night .”

Antetokounmpo has at least 40 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists in his last three games. His two-time MVP lost 118-95 to the Wizards on Sunday because of a sore left knee.

He is the only player in NBA history to record 40 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists in three consecutive games. Elgin Baylor in 1961 and 1963 Wilt Chamberlain 1963 and Russell Westbrook 2016.

Only Flynn Robinson in February 1969 scored 40 or more points in three consecutive games for the Bucks. Kareem Abdul Jabbar February 1972.

Bucks manager Mike Budenholzer said, “He plays with this kind of determination and pleases us in this kind of game.” rice field”

backs center Brooke Lopez It will be his fifth season playing with Antetokounmpo. This 7 his footer couldn’t remember a regular season stretch where Antetokounmpo played better than this one.

“He’s improving all the time,” said Lopez, who has 21 points and 12 rebounds. English must be extended in some way to come up with [to describe him]I don’t know if I’ve said it before, but I’m sure he’ll improve again. No one knows what he will do next. He’s so otherworldly. ”

Antetokounmpo’s previous career high was 52 points against the Philadelphia 76ers on March 17, 2019. He narrowly lost his one-game franchise scoring record, which belonged to Michael Redd, who scored his 57 points against Utah in November 2006 against the Jazz.

of Washington bradley beer Returning after missing three games with a sore left hamstring, he played just 13 minutes. Beal scored eight points before a hamstring problem kept him out of play in the second half.

“Same area,” Wizards coach Wes Unseld Jr. said. “I have no choice but to evaluate”

Kristaps Porzingis Scored 22 points with Wizards, Kyle Kuzma Added 20.

Milwaukee’s Bobby Portis 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Milwaukee’s Jules Holiday Back in action after missing three games due to non-COVID illness, he scored six points in 19 minutes. chris middleton He missed eight straight games with a sore right knee, and missed Wednesday’s game against Toronto.

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