The Milwaukee Bucks faced off against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night and MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo was ready to show off all his skills.
The Bucks walked away with a 133-124 win over the Kings and Antetokounmpo was a huge part of that victory.
The Greek Freak posted a stunning 46 points and 12 rebounds on 19-of-28 from the field.
Another big night for Giannis 👏 pic.twitter.com/Ak0yFcvWw3
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) March 14, 2023
This was yet another massive night for Antetokounmpo, who is reminding people just how special and powerful he is.
The game came as more people are paying attention to the current MVP race.
Antetokounmpo is firmly in the mix for that prize, along with Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers and Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets.
On Monday night, NBA fans were proclaiming how Antetokounmpo is worthy of being MVP again.
MVP numbers him and Joel Embiid are the front runners going to be close.
— Matthew (@Matt_h114) March 14, 2023
Even Jokic fans are supportive of Antetokounmpo winning that prize.
“If not Jokic, I want Giannis MVP,” another NBA fan said.
If not Jokic, i want Giannis MVP
— ed (@3dholub) March 14, 2023
Ti Windisch noted that Antetokounmpo has been averaging 30.6 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 5.9 assists during his last 20 games, in which his Bucks have gone 19-1.
Giannis Antetokounmpo in his last 20 games:
30.6 points, 12.1 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 59.5% from 2, 37.7% from 3, 65.9% from FT
— Ti Windisch (@TiWindisch) March 14, 2023
Shane Johnson joked that guarding Antetokounmpo is one of the hardest jobs in the world, right behind oil rig worker, Alaskan crab fisherman, and being in the military.
While that was clearly a joke, it felt fairly accurate when watching Monday’s night game.
Hardest Jobs in the World:
2. Alaskan Crab Fisherman
3. Oil Rig Worker
4. Guarding Giannis Antetokounmpo
— Shane Johnson (@MccrankShank) March 14, 2023
Antetokounmpo and his Bucks will next face off against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.
Will he be able to score as he did on Monday and keep his name in the MVP conversation?NEXT: The Bucks Continue To Reach Impressive New Heights