The Milwaukee Bucks have clinched the best regular season record in the NBA. As a result, they will have home court advantage throughout the NBA playoffs. The Bucks wrapped up their regular season Sunday like most teams around the league. Though they lost, the Milwaukee Bucks continue to look like the most dominant team in the NBA.
Only 2 players in NBA history have averaged 30+ PPG, 10+ RPG, and 5+ APG on 50%+ shooting in a season:
Giannis is the ONLY player in NBA history that has averaged those numbers on 55%+ shooting.
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Led by their MVP hopeful candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo the Bucks have been able to maintain the number one seed for quite a while. The race for the first seed began to get a little tight down the stretch. However, thanks to stellar play over the last month, the Bucks were able to outlast the Celtics. Now, they the winner of the Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks play-in matchup.
Speaking with Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report, Giannis spoke about his desire to win another MVP award. “Do I want a third MVP? Hell f–king yeah I want a third one. I am extremely competitive.” he told Haynes. Giannis rarely speaks about his desire to want to win the MVP. However, he clearly believes he has been the MVP in the league, as he says it, “for the last five years.”
The Bucks will now enjoy a well deserved break as the play-in games commence. Watching two teams battle for the right to play you in the postseason may be one of the most exciting feelings. As of now, Bucks fans can simply watch postseason basketball knowing nothing is at stake for them. However, next Sunday, the road to The Finals once again begins. Prepare accordingly Bucks fans. Prepare accordingly.
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