Giannis Antetokounmpo

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two-time All-Star Game starter (2017, 2018)
  • Named the NBA’s Most Improved Player, selected to the All-NBA Second Team and named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2017
  • Bucks’ all-time leader in triple-doubles (9)
  • Earned Eastern Conference Player of the Month honors in 2017 for the month of March
  • Three-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week winner (Oct. 23, 2017; Dec. 5, 2016; Feb. 9, 2015)
  • Participated in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during 2015 All-Star Weekend in New York, and the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge and the Taco Bell Skills Challenge during 2014 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans
  • Named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • Member of the Greek National Team for the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Italy and the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain

2017-18 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS … Averaged career-highs in points (26.9, T-4th in the NBA) and rebounds per game (10.0, 11th in the NBA) in addition to 4.8 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks per game, while shooting a career-high 52.9 percent from the field … appeared in 75 games (all starts) and tied for 2nd in the NBA with 36.7 minutes per game … hauled in 16 rebounds and scored 27 points at LAL on 3/30 … scored 37 points with 11 rebounds and five assists at CLE on 3/19 … tallied 33 points with 12 rebounds and seven assists vs. ATL on 3/17 … scored 38 points (16-29 FG) with 10 rebounds and seven assists at ORL on 3/14 … had 35 points with nine rebounds and seven assists vs. PHI on 3/4 … scored 23 points with 13 rebounds and a season-high six blocks vs. WAS on 2/27 … recorded his first triple-double of the season on 2/15 vs. DEN, scoring 36 points with a season-high 13 assists and 11 rebounds … had 31 points with 18 rebounds vs. PHI on 1/29 … scored 41 points (14-20 FG) with 13 rebounds and seven assists vs. BKN on 1/26 … hauled in a career-high 20 rebounds with 27 points at WAS on 1/15 for the first 20/20 game of his career … scored 34 points with 12 rebounds and seven assists at WAS at 1/6 … had 37 points with 13 rebounds and seven assists vs. UTA on 12/9 … scored 40 points (14-24 FG) with nine rebounds at BOS on 12/4 … scored 33 points with a season-high 17 free throws on a career-high 22 free-throw attempts vs. SAC on 12/2 … had 32 points (11-16 FG) with a career-high-tying five steals at SAC on 11/28 … scored 40 points (16-21 FG) with nine rebounds at CLE on 11/7… tallied a career-high 44 points on 17-of-23 shooting vs. POR on 10/21 … scored 37 points, tied for the 2nd-most in an opener in Bucks history, on 10/18 at BOS … scored in double figures every game … scored 20+ points in 64 games … scored 30+ points 24 times … has 4 40-point games … hauled in 10+ rebounds in 42 games … recorded 20+ rebounds once … dished out 10+ assists once … has 42 double-doubles … has 1 triple-double … missed four games (11/22, 12/23, 1/20-1/22) with right knee soreness … missed one game (3/23) with a right ankle sprain … missed two games (4/7-4/9) with right ankle soreness.

PRO CAREER ... 2016-17: Appeared in 80 games (all starts) and averaged then-career highs in minutes (35.6), points (22.9), rebounds (8.8) and field goal percentage (.522), and career-highs in assists (5.4), blocks (1.9) steals (1.6) … became first player in NBA history to rank in the top 20 of the NBA in total points, rebounds, assists, block and steals … became one of five players in NBA history to lead his team in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals per game … moved into a tie with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for first place on the Bucks’ all-time list for career triple-doubles when he recorded his third triple-double of the season, and the eighth of his career, with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists vs. CHA on 4/10 … had 31 points, a season-high-tying 15 rebounds and nine assists vs. DAL on 4/2 … had 33 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high-tying five steals vs. UTA on 2/24 … posted a career-high 41 points on 2/10 vs. LAL, becoming the first Buck to have 40 points in a game since Brandon Jennings (55 vs. GSW on 11/14/09) … netted a career-high 18 free throws (on a career-high-tying 21 attempts) vs. LAL on 2/11 … scored 20+ points in a career-long 14 consecutive games from 12/10-1/6 … hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer at NYK on 1/4, finishing with 27 points and 13 rebounds … tallied 35 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and a career-high seven blocks at CHI on 12/31 … recorded his second triple-double of the season with 15 points, 12 rebounds and a season-high-tying 11 assists vs. POR on 12/7 … scored 34 points with 12 rebounds and a career-high-tying five steals vs. CLE on 11/29 … posted 29 points and a season-high-tying 11 assists on 11/25 vs. TOR … recorded a triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, five assists and three blocks vs. ORL on 11/21 … scored 31 points in the first game of the season vs. CHA, which was tied for the fifth-most points in franchise history in a home opener … had 54 20+ point games … tallied 18 30+ point games … had one 40+ point game … scored in double figures 73 times … had 28 10+ rebound games … had six 10+ assist games … recorded 31 double-doubles … had three triple-doubles.

2015-16: Appeared in 80 games (79 starts) and averaged career highs in minutes (35.3), points (16.9), rebounds (7.7), assists (4.3), blocks (1.4), steals (1.2) and field-goal percentage (.506) … recorded first career triple-double on 2/22 vs. LAL with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists … recorded five triple-doubles in a 20-game span (including four in an 11-game span) from 2/22-4/1 … tallied a career-high 34 points on a career-high 14 field goals made on 4/3 vs. CHI … had his first career 30+ point game on 11/19 at CLE with 33 points … hauled in a career-high 16 rebounds on 1/15 vs. ATL and on 2/29 vs. HOU … dished out a career-high 14 assists with 28 points and 11 rebounds on 3/13 at BKN … recorded a double-double in four straight games twice, from 2/11-2/22 and 1/12-1/16, marking career-long streaks … made a career-high four 3-pointers on 4/8 at BOS … recorded double-figure scoring in a career-long-tying 14 straight games from 2/29-4/3 … had 21 double-doubles … tallied nine 20/10 games (points/rebounds OR assists) … had 24 20+ point games … recorded double-figure scoring in 68 of his 80 games … had 10+ rebounds in 21 games … tallied 10+ assists in eight games.

2014-15: Named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played 2/2-8 after averaging 19.5 points (.633 FG%), 11.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.8 blocks while leading the Bucks to a 3-1 record … ranked 25th in the league for field-goal percentage with 49.1 percent ... blocked a shot in career-long 11 straight games from 2/22 to 3/12 … had 10 double-doubles during the regular season … scored in double figures in a career-long 14 consecutive games from 3/9 - 4/3 … scored 15+ points in career-long seven straight games from 3/14-3/26 … scored then-career-high 29 points on 3/9 vs. NOP and tied then-career-high 11 field goals made … set career high with eight assists on 2/9 vs. BKN … had back-to-back double-doubles for second time in his career on 2/6 at HOU (27 pts/15 rebs) and 2/7 vs. BOS (14 pts/11 rebs) … on 2/6 at HOU put up a double-double with 27 points and then career-high 15 rebounds to go along with four assists – at 20 years, 62 days old, became the second-youngest player in last 30 seasons to put up those numbers in a game, behind only LeBron James (18 years, 334 days) … scored 20+ points in consecutive games for the first time in his career on 2/4 vs. LAL and 2/6 at HOU … notched career-high five steals on 1/22 vs. UTA … had two 16-point/12-rebound games in a row on 1/4 at NYK and 1/6 vs. PHX, the first time he had consecutive double-doubles in his career … made first start of 2014-15 on 11/16 at MIA, scoring 11 points with seven rebounds.

2013-14: Averaged 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.8 blocks in 77 appearances during his rookie season ... ranked among the NBA’s rookie leaders in scoring (11th), rebounding (T-4th), assists (T-10th), field-goal percentage (9th), 3-point percentage (4th), free-throw percentage (9th), steals (6th), blocks (4th) and minutes (5th) ... scored in double figures 23 times and grabbed 10+ rebounds twice, with both efforts resulting in double-doubles ... led the Bucks in blocked shots on 22 occasions, second on the team behind John Henson’s 40 such games ... finished the season with 61 total blocks, which led all NBA rookies and was the seventh-most by a Bucks rookie in franchise history ... posted the first double-digit scoring game of his career with 11 points on 11/12 at MIA ... made the first of his 23 starts on 12/18 vs. NYK and finished with 10 points and seven rebounds ... recorded his first NBA double-double on 12/27 at BKN with a season-high 16 points and 10 rebounds ... recorded his second double-double on 1/11 at OKC with 13 points and season-high-tying 11 rebounds ... selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, where he tallied nine points, two rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes.

PLAYOFF HISTORY … (12 games, 12 starts) … 2017: Averaged 24.8 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.7 blocks in six games against Toronto … scored 20+ points in four games, including 30+ points in two games … scored a playoff-career-high 34 points vs. TOR on 4/27 … scored 30 points at TOR on 4/24 … scored 24 points with 15 rebounds and seven assists at TOR on 4/18 … scored 28 points on 13-for-18 shooting with eight rebounds at TOR on 4/15 … 2015: … Averaged 11.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.5 blocks in first postseason experience against Chicago … 1.5 blocks per game ranked 12th in the league in the postseason … blocked playoff-career-high four shots on 4/27 at CHI … with postseason career highs in points (25), rebounds (12) and minutes (51) in double-overtime game vs. CHI on 4/23, became youngest player to have a 20/10 game in playoffs in the last 30 years … scored 12 points in 33 minutes in playoffs debut on 4/18 at CHI.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER ... 2016 Olympic Qualifying: In three Olympic Qualifying games for Greece he averaged 15.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and a tournament-high 2.0 blocks per game … 2014 FIBA World Cup: Averaged 6.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 16.0 minutes for his native Greece ... posted highs of 15 points against Puerto Rico, and six rebounds against the Philippines and Argentina ... 2013 U20 European Championships: Played in 10 games for Greece’s U20 National Team and averaged 8.0 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists ... ranked second for the tournament in defensive rebounds (7.0) and seventh in blocked shots (1.4) ... Greece finished the tournament in fifth place with an 8-2 record ... 2012-13: Played in 26 games for Filathlitikos AO (A2, second division) and averaged 9.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists ... shot 62.1% from 2-point field goal range ... selected to play in the Greek League All-Star Game and scored eight points ... grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds vs. GS Laviro on 2/23 ... posted a career-high 23 points vs. Irakleuo Crete on 3/2 ... had 13 points, seven rebounds and a season-high four blocks vs. Ermis Lagkada on 4/13.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 15th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft on 6/27/13 ... signed his first NBA contract with Milwaukee on 7/30/13 … signed an extension with the Bucks on 9/19/16.

PERSONAL ... Born in Athens ... parents immigrated to Greece from Nigeria ... has dual citizenship ... has four brothers, two older (Thanasis and Andreas) and two younger (Kostas and Alexandros), who also play basketball ... tabbed by the league to participate in the first NBA game played in Africa on 9/1/15 as a part of Team Africa … featured on 60 Minutes in March of 2018 ... active on Twitter as @Giannis_An34.

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