Giannis Antetokounmpo Reacts to Passing Kareem on Bucks

Friday, April 1, 2022
author picture Gabriel Martim
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Giannis Antetokounmpou has become the all-time leading scorer in Milwaukee Bucks history. This past weekend‚ he led the Bucks to a 104-100 overtime victory over the Brooklyn Nets. With 18 seconds remaining‚ he hit a step-back three to tie the game and surpass Kareem as the franchise's all-time leading scorer. After the final buzzer sounded in the 104-99 win over the Brooklyn Nets‚ Giannis Antetokounmplo's stepback three forced the game into overtime and helped the Bucks win the NBA championship. A few minutes later‚ he sank two free throws to complete the comeback. The move is especially sweet for Antetokounmpo‚ who led the Bucks to their first NBA title in franchise history last season. After this game‚ the defending NBA MVP and reigning Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmppo took the stage to celebrate his new title. He threw the trophy to the crowd at the halftime break and congratulated his teammates. Afterwards‚ he explained that he's thrilled to have passed the Hall of Famer. The two celebrated their accomplishment on the sidelines of a pre-game press conference. After forcing the game into overtime‚ Giannis Antetokounmpa hit a step-back three to send the Bucks to an extra-time stretch. His calm‚ unhurried shooting and clutch free throws were the difference between the Bucks and the Nets' championship. With Giannis playing at his peak‚ the Bucks can repeat as champions. Immediately following the game‚ Giannis Antetokounmponmpo reacted with delight. The all-time Bucks leader in points‚ assists‚ and steals has become Antetokounmpo. The team's star is proving to be a worthy successor to Abdul-Jabbar. In fact‚ he's now the best player in the league. The Milwaukee Bucks are thrilled with their recent victory. The ten-point margin between the two teams is just seven points. The Bucks will likely have a shot to take the lead in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Bucks are in the playoffs‚ so any win is an important one. They are a contender for the Eastern Conference. Giannis Antetokounmp has passed Kareem on Bucks history. He is now the all-time leader in points‚ blocks‚ triple-doubles‚ and assists. The Bucks' most impressive player is the team's defender. The former Golden State Warriors guard slammer is a true force and deserves respect for his work. It was a great feeling to surpass Kareem in the Milwaukee Bucks' history. The all-time leader had 14‚172 points during his career. At the 18-second mark of the fourth quarter‚ Antetokounmpo hit a 3-pointer to pass Abdul-Jabbar. He finished the game with a career-high 42 points‚ eight rebounds‚ and six assists. The Milwaukee Bucks' all-time scoring leader‚ Giannis Antetokounmpi‚ surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Friday night.

giannis antetokounmpo reacts to passing kareem on bucks
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The All-time leader‚ with 14‚172 points in his career‚ passed Kareem on the Bucks' all-time list. The Milwaukee Bucks' record-setting shot was a step-back three from the ace. The former All-Star now stands at fourth in the all-time scoring charts for the Bucks. He passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Wednesday‚ when he hit a step-back three to force overtime. He also sank two free throws in the final seconds to win the game and the championship. The two-time NBA MVP is the second-highest scorer in the NBA. In a video released by the Bucks‚ Antetokounmpo reacts to passing Kareem on the Bucks. He makes the free throw in the final seconds to pass the legendary guard. The Bucks' tying game ended with an overtime shootout‚ but Antetokounmpo is the first to pass him in the last game. In the NBA‚ a player's performance has a great impact on the rest of a team. An individual can make a huge difference between winning and losing. While the Bucks have a great team culture‚ their players must play to win. The first game of the season will decide the Eastern Conference. And if the second is a victory‚ the Bucks need to win in the Finals.