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Giannis Antetokounmpo makes history with Triple-Double in Bucks’ victory over Cavaliers

Giannis Antetokounmpo, often hailed as one of the NBA’s premier players, showcased his extraordinary skills in a triumphant performance for the Milwaukee Bucks. In their first game post-Adrian Griffin, the Bucks secured a 126-116 home win against the Cleveland Cavaliers, improving their season record to 31-13.

Antetokounmpo, under the interim coaching of Joe Prunty, demonstrated his versatility and dominance with a remarkable triple-double—35 points, 18 rebounds, 10 assists, and two blocks. The victory marked a significant contribution from the star player, who seemed on a mission, especially considering his absence in the previous matchup against the Cavaliers due to injury.

The Greek Freak’s exceptional display didn’t go unnoticed, and after the game, he took to Twitter, sharing a photo from the game with a caption that resonated with his standout performance.

Furthermore, Statmuse highlighted Antetokounmpo’s historic achievement, labeling him as the first player in NBA history to record 35+ points, 15+ rebounds, 10+ assists, 2+ blocks, and a 100% 3-point percentage in a single game.

Bucks fans, witnessing their star player’s extraordinary night, flooded Twitter with reactions to Antetokounmpo’s unparalleled dominance. Many acknowledged his efficiency and speculated that he could emerge as a contender for the NBA MVP award this season. The firing of Adrian Griffin Jr. and the anticipated hiring of Doc Rivers have added fuel to Antetokounmpo’s determination, promising continued stellar performances for the remainder of the season.

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