Giannis Antetokounmpo follows up ejection with second-best scoring recreation ever, nonetheless loses

There is not a lot there may be to say about Giannis Antetokounmpo. He is among the finest gamers within the NBA and is continually evolving his recreation to what his crew wants.

He is typically a really likable individual and avoids bother each on and off the courtroom, however on Wednesday evening he was ejected for simply the fourth time in his profession. Followers have been shocked, as was Antetokounmpo, by the ejection because it did not appear very worthy of 1.

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Giannis goes off for 54 factors

Regardless, Antetokounmpo had a brief evening and will relaxation for the Bucks’ back-to-back recreation on Thursday evening towards the Indiana Pacers. WithDamian Lillard taking the evening off, Giannis went bonkers as a one-man offensive present.

Giannis completed with 54 factors on a ridiculous 76% capturing from the sphere. It is the second time Antetokounmpo has hit 54 factors in a recreation, having carried out so earlier this yr in February towards the Los Angeles Clippers. He was just one level off his profession excessive of 55, which got here in January versus the Washington Wizards.

Regardless of the unbelievable scoring efficiency, the Bucks ended up shedding to the Pacers. Milwaukee had a nine-point lead with 5 minutes left, however a number of missed photographs by Giannis and teammates put the Bucks in a gap whereas Indiana stored scoring. Antetokounmpo additionally introduced down 12 rebounds and handed out three assists, however he turned the ball over eight instances, together with late within the recreation with the Bucks down one.

The Bucks at the moment are in fourth place within the Jap Convention and may get Lillard again for his or her subsequent recreation.

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