Giannis Antetokounmpo’s game-saving block vs. 76ers adds to the growing list of times he’s saved the Bucks


Giannis Antetokounmpo’s game-saving block for the Milwaukee Bucks against the Philadelphia 76ers was just the latest of several times the Greek freak has saved his team with his defensive prowess.

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While Joel Embiid has won much of the MVP talks this season, it’s two-time MVP winner Antetokounmpo who has dominated at both ends of the floor.

He finished with 40 points, 14 rebounds and six assists to lead the Bucks to a crucial 118-116 win over Philly.

The Greek freak didn’t win the game on offense though, it was his game-saving block on Embiid as time passed that sealed the W for Milwaukee.

Officials originally ruled it was a goalkeeper equalizing the score but it was overturned after a video review.

“Giannis’ defensive instincts, defensive skills – just another big block. He’s doing it again tonight. It’s just a special block.” Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said after the game.

The block even had Quentin Richardson bolstering the Hooper Vision stream with Jamal Crawford.

It’s not the first time Antetokounmpo has saved a game for Milwaukee with a block — his most famous shot came in a Game 4 win in the NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns last season. After that, you could see the defeat in DeAndre Ayton’s eyes.

Earlier this season, Giannis had another game-saving block when he sidelined Robert Williams III and sealed a Christmas win for the Bucks.

Time and time again, Antetokounmpo has delivered the spanablockita to save the day for the Milwaukee Bucks.


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