Damian Lillard and Giannis Antetokounmpo named Conference Players of the Week

Monday the NBA announced their Western and Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was named Western Conference Player of the Week, with Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo took the honors for the Eastern Conference. In leading the Bucks to a 3-0 records last week, Giannis put up 33.3 points, 16 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game, Lillard also lead his Trail Blazers to am identical 3-0 record and averaged 28.3 points, 8.3 assists, and shoot 100% from the foul line, connecting on…

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Bucks defeat Lakers 109-102. Are the Lakers in trouble?

The Bucks beat the Lakers 109-102 Tuesday. Giannis dropped 47 and 9 on Anthony Davis and the Laker front court. Speaking of AD, he had his second straight pedestrian performance, putting in 18 and 9. At 8-8 are the Lakers in trouble?

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Giannis and the Milwaukee Bucks: winning the the right way cements a legacy

The Milwaukee Bucks hoisted the Larry O’Brien for the first time in 50 years and dare I say, it was one of the most satisfying championships that I have witnessed in the past several years. Why is that you may ask, and that is because this championship was the culmination of a team building itself up over time to reach this point; it had a feel from an era gone by. As enjoyable as it was seeing Lebron James finally getting that championship gorilla off his back, it was seen…

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July 11, 2021 NBA Recap: Giannis’ 41 keeps the Bucks in the series

Who Got It Done Giannis Antetokounmpo showed up big time with 41 points and 13 rebounds, and knocking down 13 of his 17 free throw attempts pt rb ast G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. PHO 41 13 6   13-17 ft Jrue HolidayMIL vs. PHO 21 5 9   5-10 3-pt Jae CrowderPHO @ MIL 18 6 1   6-7 3-pt Khris MiddletonMIL vs. PHO 18 7 6 Deandre AytonPHO @ MIL 18 9 0   2 stl Chris PaulPHO @ MIL 19 0 9 Pat ConnaughtonMIL vs. PHO 8 3 4 Cameron JohnsonPHO @ MIL…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo now listed as questionable for NBA Finals Game 1

From nba.com news services: The Milwaukee Bucks could have their star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo back in the lineup for Game 1 of The Finals (9 ET, ABC) after he was listed as questionable today. The NBA’s latest injury report — released at 1:30 p.m. ET — had Antetokounmpo listed as questionable, an upgrade from his doubtful status Monday night. He has been out with a hyperextended left knee injury that he suffered in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Malika Andrews report the Bucks have put in…

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June 6, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT De’Andre Hunter SF Jun 15 Out Hunter (knee) underwent successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus Tuesday and is expected to make a full recovery before the start of training camp, Sarah K. Spencer of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Brandon Goodwin PG May 18 Out Goodwin will miss the remainder of the season due to a minor respiratory condition that requires treatment, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Boston Celtics NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Robert Williams III C Jun 2 Day-To-Day Jaylen Brown…

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No structural damage in Giannis’ left knee

When Giannis Antetokounmpo landed awkwardly on his left knee and went to the floor, many Milwaukee Bucks fans thought the worst as they saw their best chance for an NBA title since 197 lying in a pain-writing heap under the Atlanta basket. The consternation around the team and fan base surrounding their two-time MVP certainly was not without cause ; knees are not supposed to bend that way and when they do three letters are tossed around that routinely alters the trajectory of the careers of many an athlete. Fortunately,…

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Giannis’ agent says intends to play in the Olympics

By Johnny Askounis of eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Giannis Antetokounmpo is hoping to represent Greece in the upcoming Olympic Games, his agent Giorgos Panou said on Friday. “His goal is to be at Tokyo,” his long-time agent mentioned in an interview to Greek public television, “Whenever he can be available and healthy, he will play for the National Team.” Greece holds a chance to book the trip to Tokyo through the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria, Canada. The top-ranking country out of the six-team tournament will complete Group A of the Olympic tournament preliminary round…

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An initial look at the Nike Zoom Freak 3

Images of the third instalment of the signature line of Milwaukee Bucks superstars Giannis Antetokounmpo have started to come to light. What we see is what appears to be a mid-collared silhouette with a midfoot strap, a first for the series, and a reversed Swoosh previously seen on the Zoom Freak 1. Below is a countered midsole that houses Zoom Air cushioning. The Nike Zoom Freak is expected to release later this year at nike.com and select retail establishments. More information on pricing, an exact release date and upcoming colourways…

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January 18, 2021 NBA Recap

Who Got it Done pt rb ast G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ BRK 34 12 7   2 stl Zach LaVineCHI vs. HOU 33 4 7   2 stl D. RussellMIN @ ATL 31 3 7   4 stl James HardenBRK vs. MIL 34 6 12 DeMar DeRozanSAS @ POR 20 6 11   2 stl Damian LillardPOR vs. SAS 35 3 6   12-12 ft Clint CapelaATL vs. MIN 23 15 2   2 stl , 3 blk Christian WoodHOU @ CHI 30 9 1 Chris BoucherTOR vs. DAL 21 10 2   3 blk Kevin DurantBRK vs.…

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