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Milwaukee Bucks | #34 | Forward

Giannis

Antetokounmpo

PPG

29.5

RPG

13.6

APG

5.6

PIE

23.9

6'11" | 242lb | 25 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2018-19 NBA MVP 3-time NBA All-Star Game starter (2017, 2018, 2019); captain of Team Giannis in 2019 NBA All-Star Game 3-time All-NBA (2019 1st Team; 2017, 2018 2nd Team); 2-time NBA All-Defensive Team (2019 1st Team, 2017 2nd Team); NBA’s Most Improved Player (2017) Bucks all-time leader in triple-doubles (14) 5-time Eastern Conference Player of the Month (March ’17, Oct./Nov. ’18, Dec. ’18, Feb. ’19, March/April ’19); 9-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week winner - 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

BEFORE NBA

2018-19 SEASON: In his MVP-winning season, played in 72 games (all starts) and averaged career-highs in points (27.7, 3rd in NBA), rebounds (12.5, 6th in NBA) and assists (5.9) per game while setting the franchise record with a 57.8 FG% (11th in the NBA) ... became the 9th player in NBA history to average 25/10/5 in a season ... his 27.7 ppg rank 6th in Bucks history and his 12.5 rebounds per game 8th ... scored a career-high 52 points with 16 rebounds and 7 assists vs. PHI on 3/17 ... had 33 points (12-19 FG), 16 rebounds and 9 assists at MIA on 3/15 ... scored 43 points (15-26 FG, 2-3 3FG) with 14 rebounds and 8 assists at UTA on 3/2 ... had his 5th triple-double of the season at IND on 2/13, scoring 35 points with 19 rebounds and 11 assists ... scored 43 points (17-21 FG, 3-3 3FG) vs. WAS on 2/6 ... scored 39 points, (10-20 FG, 17-17 FT) with 10 rebounds at WAS on 2/2 ... scored 31 points (10-20 FG) with 15 rebounds on 1/21 vs. DAL ... had his 4th triple-double of the season vs. MIA on 1/15, scoring 12 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists in 25 minutes ... hauled in a career-high 21 rebounds and scored 27 points at HOU on 1/9 ... scored 43 points and had 18 rebounds vs. TOR on 1/5 ... tallied his 3rd triple-double of the season vs. BKN on 12/29, scoring 31 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists ... had 31 points, 14 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 blocks vs. NYK on 12/27 ... scored 44 points (14-19 FG) with 14 rebounds and 8 assists at CLE on 12/14 ... tallied 33 points with 19 rebounds at NYK on 12/1 ... scored 36 points (14-21 FG) with 11 rebounds on 11/28 vs. CHI ... had 34 points (9-16 FG, 16-20 FT) with 18 rebounds and 8 assists vs. SAS on 11/24 ... scored 35 points (14-16 FG) with 10 rebounds vs. PHX on 11/23 ... recorded his 2nd triple-double of the season on 11/4 vs. SAC, scoring 26 points (8-11 FG) with 15 rebounds and 11 assists ... tallied a triple-double with 32 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals on 10/24 vs. PHI ... scored 31 points and had 15 rebounds vs. NYK on 10/24 ... scored in double figures 69 times ... had 20+ points in 58 games ... scored 30+ points 29 times ... scored 40+ points 5 times ... scored 50+ points 1 time ... had 10+ rebounds in 50 games ... had 20+ rebounds in 1 game ... dished out 10+ assists 7 times ... tallied 53 double-doubles ... had 5 triple-doubles ... missed 1 game (1/11) with right quad soreness/left hip contusion ... missed 1 game (12/10) with neck soreness ... missed 1 game (10/29) due to being placed in the concussion protocol ... missed 2 games (2/9, 2/25) with right kne soreness ... missed 3 games (3/19-3/20, 3/31) with a right ankle sprain ... missed 2 games (4/6, 4/10) with calf soreness. 2017-18 SEASON: Set then-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 52.9% 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 5 assists at CLE on 3/19 ... tallied 33 points with 12 rebounds and 7 assists vs. ATL on 3/17 ... scored 38 points (16-29 FG) with 10 rebounds and 7 assists at ORL on 3/14 ... had 35 points with 9 rebounds and 7 assists vs. PHI on 3/4 ... scored 23 points with 13 rebounds and a season-high 6 blocks vs. WAS on 2/27 ... recorded his 1st 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 7 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 7 assists at WAS at 1/6 ... had 37 points with 13 rebounds and 7 assists vs. UTA on 12/9 ... scored 40 points (14-24 FG) with 9 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 5 steals at SAC on 11/28 ... scored 40 points (16-21 FG) with 9 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 ... had 4 40-point games ... hauled in 10+ rebounds in 42 games ... recorded 20+ rebounds once ... dished out 10+ assists once ... had 42 double-doubles ... had 1 triple-double ... missed 4 games (11/22, 12/23, 1/20-1/22) with right knee soreness ... missed 1 game (3/23) with a right ankle sprain ... missed 2 games (4/7-4/9) with right ankle soreness. 2016-17 SEASON: 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 1 of 5 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 3rd triple-double of the season, and the 8th 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 9 assists vs. DAL on 4/2 ... had 33 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high-tying 5 steals vs. UTA on 2/24 ... scored a then-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 then-career-high 18 free throws (on a career-high-tying 21 attempts) vs. LAL on 2/11 ... hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer at NYK on 1/4, finishing with 27 points and 13 rebounds ... tallied 35 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists and a career-high 7 blocks at CHI on 12/31 ... recorded his 2nd 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 5 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, 5 assists and 3 blocks vs. ORL on 11/21 ... scored 31 points in the first game of the season vs. CHA, which was tied for the 5th-most points in franchise history in a home opener ... had 54 20+ point games ... tallied 18 30+ point games ... had 1 40+ point game ... scored in double figures 73 times ... had 28 10+ rebound games ... had 6 10+ assist games ... recorded 31 double-doubles ... had 3 triple-doubles. 2015-16 SEASON: Appeared in 80 games (79 starts) and set then-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 1st career triple-double on 2/22 vs. LAL with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists ... recorded 5 triple-doubles in a 20-game span (including 4 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 ... made a career-high 4 3-pointers on 4/8 at BOS ... had 21 double-doubles ... 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 8 games. 2014-15 SEASON: 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% ... had 10 double-doubles during the regular season ... scored then-career-high 29 points on 3/9 vs. NOP and tied then-career-high of 11 field goals made ... set then-career-high with 8 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 4 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 5 steals on 1/22 vs. UTA ... had 2 16-point/12-rebound games in a row on 1/4 at NYK and 1/6 vs. PHX, the first time h had consecutive double-doubles in his career ... made first start of 2014-15 on 11/16 at MIA, scoring 11 points with 7 rebounds. 2013-14 SEASON: 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, 2nd 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 7th-most by a Bucks rookie in franchise history ... posted the 1st double-digit scoring game of his career with 11 points on 11/12 at MIA ... made the 1st of his 23 starts on 12/18 vs. NYK and finished with 10 points and 7 rebounds ... recorded his first NBA double-double on 12/27 at BKN with a season-high 16 points and 10 rebounds ... recorded his 2nd 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 9 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists in 17 minutes. PLAYOFF HISTORY (34 games, 34 starts) ... 2019: Averaged 25.5 points, 12.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.1 steals in 15 games as the Bucks advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals ... hauled in a playoff-career-high 23 rebounds in Game 3 at TOR ... scored 30 points and had 17 rebounds in Game 2 vs. TOR ... had 39 points (15-22 FG, 2-5 3FG, 7-10 FT), 16 rebounds and 4 assists in Game 4 at BOS ... scored 32 points (8-13 FG) with 13 rebounds and 8 assists in Game 3 at BOS ... had 29 points with 9 rebounds in Game 2 vs. BOS ... scored a playoff-career-high 41 points (12-23 FG, 15-20 FT) with 9 boards, 4 blocks and 3 assists in Game 4 at DET ... scored in double figures 15 times ... had 13 20- point games ... scored 30+ points 4 times ... had 1 40-point game ... hauled in 10+ rebounds 11 times ... had 1 20-rebound game ... recorded 11 double-doubles ... 2018: Averaged 25.7 points, 9.6 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 1.4 steals in 7 games against Boston ... had 3 30-point games, including a then playoff-career-high 35 points at BOS on 4/15 ... also had 13 rebounds and 7 assists on 4/15 ... scored in double figures each game ... had 20+ points in 5 games ... scored 30+ points twice ... logged 3 double-doubles ... 2017: Averaged 24.8 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.7 blocks in 6 games against Toronto ... scored 20+ points in 4 games, including 30+ points in 2 games ... scored a then-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 7 assists at TOR on 4/18 ... scored 28 points on 13-for-18 shooting with 8 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 ... blocked playoff career-high-tying 4 shots on 4/27 at CHI ... scored 12 points in 33 minutes in playoffs debut on 4/18 at CHI.

PERSONAL LIFE

2019 FIBA World Cup: Averaged 14.8 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 5 games, leading Greece to the Second Round ... shot 52.5% from the field ... 2016 Olympic Qualifying: In 3 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 6 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 7th 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 8 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, 7 rebounds and a season-high 4 blocks vs. Ermis Lagkada on 4/13.