Giannis Antetokounmpo Creates NBA History By Scoring 200 Points

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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo became the first player in NBA history to score 200 points, 100 rebounds, 50 assists in the first right NBA season games.

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Once again, Giannis Antetokounmpo has proved that he is the reigning NBA MVP for a reason. The Greek Freak became the first player in NBA history to score 200 points, 100 rebounds, 50 assists in the first eight games of the season, a feat no one thought was possible. The reigning NBA MVP recorded season-high 38 points, 16 rebounds and 9 assists while playing the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, November 7 at the Clippers home, Staples Center. He tied his career-high by scoring 4 three-pointers. The official NBA stats released the details of his game on Twitter. 

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NBA fans took to Twitter to comment on Antetokounmpo's game, surprised at his dominance these past few years. The player showed a combination of powerful basketball and athleticism. In the 2013 Draft, Antetokounmpo was the 15th overall member selected. After the NBA 2016-17 season, The Greek Freak was already Bucks' top scorer. He averaged at 23 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks per game. Last season, the Bucks' forward averaged at 27.7 points, 12.5 blocks, 5.9 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.3 steals. For NBA 2019-20, Antetokounmpo is already averaging at 27.7 points, 14 rebounds and 7.4 assists. Antetokounmpo also became the sixth player in NBA history to record the minimum od 30 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists in three consecutive games. 

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