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Giannis Antetokounmpo is best player in world

Tonight, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks get the possibility to shut out the Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, to this point — and by far — the best sequence in this year’s postseason. In the Bucks’ gorgeous Game 5 comeback Wednesday in Boston, Antetokounmpo torched the league’s best protection for 40 factors (16-of-27 from the sector) and 11 rebounds, bringing his averages over the previous three video games to 38.7 factors, 13.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists with second-leading scorer Khris Middleton sidelined.

It was already clear who was the best basketball player in the world. This sequence is only a showcase for anybody who hasn’t been watching.

Last year, the Eastern Conference semifinals appeared to cement Kevin Durant’s declare to the standing of being the best player on the planet. Even after Antetokounmpo put up 30 factors and 17 rebounds to steer the Bucks over the Nets in Game 6 and adopted with 40 factors, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in the Game 7 extra time win in Brooklyn, the two-time NBA MVP declared Durant — who scored 48 factors and hit an epic last-second shot in regulation whereas carrying the injury-ravaged Nets — was on one other degree.

A year after Giannis Antetokounmpo hailed Kevin Durant because the best player in the world, it is the Bucks two-time MVP who has an opportunity to win a second consecutive championship whereas the Nets celebrity is already onto the offseason.
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“He’s the best player in the world,” Antetokounmpo mentioned.