Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo creates franchise record for triple-double.

Giannis Antetokounmpo beats NBA hall of fame Kareem Abdul- Jabbar to make a franchise record.

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo(source: google)

One of the league’s top players right now, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is creating history after history. The Grecian star historic stretch continued this Monday with the third consecutive triple-double.

Giannis made 31 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 assists to give the Bucks their fourth straight win.

This performance made Giannis the Bucks’ only player to have three triple-doubles in a row.

This means he beats the franchise’s previous record of two triple-double in a row made by Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

This is not the first time he has made history for triple-double.

He recently created NBA history for the most triple-doubles made on the same day by five different players.

In the game against the wizards, he made 11 rebounds, 11 assists, and 33 points and became one of those five to give many triple-doubles on the same day.

Giannis made 31 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 assists in their 133-122 win over the Washington Wizards to give the bucks their fourth win in a row.

This performance made Giannis the Bucks’ only player to have three triple-doubles in a row.

This means he beats the franchise’s previous record of two triple-double in a row made by Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

He now has 25 triple-doubles for his career and leads by 17, with the Hall of fame Kareem Abdul Jabbar at second for the franchise.

And, this is not the first time he has made history for triple-double.

He recently created NBA history for the most triple-doubles made on the same day by five different players.

In the game against the wizards, he made 11 rebounds, 11 assists, and 33 points and became one of those five to give many triple-doubles on the same day.

Bucks played against the Wizards on March 14, Sunday, and March 15, Monday. Giannis made triple-doubles to give a win for the Bucks on both days.

Start of the record:

Giannis made a triple-double on March 11, where he gave Bucks 24 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists against the Grizzlies.

They won the match by 15 points lead.

He made one on March 14 against the Wizards, where he dropped 33points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists, gave 6 points lead.

Antetokounmpo triple-double helps Bucks beat Wizards 125-119
Antetokounmpo triple-double helps Bucks beat Wizards 125-119 (pic source: google image)

On March 15, he dropped 31 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 assists, made the 3rd triple-double and gave wizards another loss by 11 points.

With these triple-doubles, he also beat the Franchise record for the most 30 points triple-double.

He has put his name alongside an elite club in NBA history. There are only three players since 1983 who have had more games with triple-double.

These three players are Russell Westbrook, Larry Bird, and Luka Doncic.

Giannis also became the third player this season with a triple-double in three-straight games, joining Russell Westbrook and Jimmy Butler.

Giannis Antetokounmpo vs Russell Westbrook
Giannis Antetokounmpo vs. Russell Westbrook(pic source: google image)

“He’s been in a good place mentally,” coach Mike Budenholzer said. The way he’s playing and creating for others and creating for himself and getting to the free-throw line, he’s in a good place. He’s playing great basketball.

Bucks have won 9 of their last 10 games and got the four-game lead for third place in the Eastern Conference.

They are behind two games against 1st place 76ers. They will be playing against 13th place Sacramento Kings in the western conference on March 18.

Beating the Franchise records and NBA records.

Giannis joined the Milwaukee Bucks as a first-round pick by being selected 15th overall. He made his NBA debut on October 13, 2013., as one of the youngest NBA players ever at 18 years.

He finished his first season with 61 total blocks which were seventh-most by Bucks rookie in franchise history.

Giannis holds the record for the most 30 points triple-doubles made in Bucks franchise history.

He is also the first Buck’s player since Marques Johnson (1978-80) to be a starter in two straight All-Star Games.

For the 2018-19 season, he won the MVP award and joined Kareem Abdul Jabbar as the second Bucks player to win MVP.

He has the record for most Career triple-double in Bucks’ history. He helped Bucks reach the Eastern Conference finals for the 2018-19 season.

In the finals, they were defeated 4-2 by the eventual champions, the Toronto Raptors.

On September 18, 2020, he won his 2nd MVP award.

He joined Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon as the only players to win MVP and NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards in the same season.

At the 2021 All-Star game, he won All-Star MVP, where he gave 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 35 points for team Lebron to win against team Durant.

He became only the third player in NBA history after Michael, Jordan, and Kevin Garnet to win an MVP, All-Star MVP, and Defensive Player of the Year award in his career.

These 2020-21 season Bucks are 25 wins to 14 loss and 3rd place in the Eastern Conference.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is playing great basketball and continues to make record after record. He is warming up to win the championship. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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