The ruling NBA champ, Milwaukee Bucks (27-17), sent out another message to possible NBA Finals competitors with a substantial win over the Golden State Warriors (30-11) on Thursday night. The success contributed to a streak of remarkable play versus the leading groups in the league. However, the surprise was the taking apart of the Warriors by racing out to a 39 point halftime lead on their method to a 118-99 success.
Giannis Antetokounmpo shined in the spotlight, gathering a triple-double with a stat line of 30 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 helps in just thirty minutes.
Giannis Antetokounmpo (@Giannis_An34) went off for a 30 point triple-double..in under 30 minutes played!
🏀 30 PTS | 12 REB | 11 AST pic.twitter.com/9vJ6oD97E8
— NBA (@NBA) January 14, 2022
With the Bucks taking video games from the Warriors and Brooklyn Nets (26-15) in a controling style recently, The Greek Freak credited the considerable win to the Bucks practicing great routines per ESPN.
“I don’t know why we play well in big games, but at the end of the day, we’ve got to just keep building good habits moving forward,” Antetokounmpo stated. “Big games with big excitement or even games nobody watches, nobody cares about, we have to keep building good habits, so we can be good in May and June.”
Antetokounmpo’s total efficiency versus Golden State is supporting his words. Not just is he scoring effectively, however the ruling Finals MVP is likewise concentrated on making the ideal checks out based upon what the defense reveals him.
“My mindset is, I have something I’m going to take it. I’m not going to second guess it,” Antetokounmpo stated. “If somebody is wide open, I’m going to try and deliver that ball to him. If I cannot, I’m going to see what’s next. I always try to be in the moment. But having an assertive mindset, an aggressive mindset, that’s how I start the game. That’s what I think in every possession.”
Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks play the Toronto Raptors (20-18) on Saturday night.