Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to show that the COVID It’s just a bad memory for him. The Greek forward is showing his best form of the season since he left the health protocols and against the Pelicans re-released its more dominant version so that the Milwaukee Bucks comfortably imposed on the Louisiana team by a resounding 136-113.
The double NBA MVP signed his second triple-double of the season after a great game that serves to ask for a place in the list of candidates for this season’s award. Antetokounmpo smashed the Pelicans with 35 points (12 of 18 in field goals with two of four from the triple), 16 rebounds, 10 assists and two steals.
“I just try to stay aggressive on the court at all times,” said the Hellenic forward after his great game against the Pelicans. “I feel like when I’m aggressive is when I’m best And not just for me, but for the team because I can create open shots. ”
Antetokounmpo has been showing that ‘aggressiveness’ since he returned to the courts after passing the COVID and in the four games he has played since then he averages 33 points, 11.5 rebounds and six assists. Too much arsenal for a few Pelicans who also had to deal with Jordan Nwora (23 points) and Jrue Holiday (21).
The New Orleans team tried to counter the weapons of the Pelicans with the good game of the dscolo Jaxon Hayes (23 points) and Josh Hart (14 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. However, both were diluted before the more savage version of Antetokounmpo.
For his part, the Spanish Willy Hernangmez He was once again the starting pvot chosen by Willie Green and responded by touching the double-double again. The Madrid international ended with 11 points (four of nine in field goals), to which he added eight rebounds and an assist in 20 minutes of play.