Giannis continues to be unstoppable scoring force
Feel free to continue penciling in Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo for at least 15 points a night, as his offensive prowess is showing no signs of stopping.
The 2018 MVP candidate had yet another scoring (and rebounding) barrage on Monday against the Washington Wizards, extending his streak of games with at least 15 points to 33.
Among active streaks in the NBA, Antetokounmpo’s is third longest, following Golden State’s Kevin Durant (40) and Houston’s James Harden (36).
|Player||Team||Streak – Since|
|Kevin Durant||Golden State||40 – 4/8/2017|
|James Harden||Houston||36 – 4/12/2017|
|Giannis Antetokounmpo||Milwaukee||33 – 11/3/2017|
|DeMarcus Cousins||New Orleans||27 – 11/20/2017|
|Anthony Davis||New Orleans||24 – 11/15/2017|
Setting a career high in points at 28.3 per game (second most in the NBA behind Harden) this season, Antetokounmpo continues to score at will in the paint, leading the NBA by a large margin with 17.0 points per game in the paint.
|Anthony Davis||New Orleans||14.5|
Antetokounmpo’s numbers are even more impressive at home where he has scored at least 20 points in all 22 of his home games this season, averaging 28.5 points in those contests.
The last Bucks player with a longer streak? Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with 28 straight from Nov. 26, 1974-March 10, 1975.
Statistics courtesy STATS, NBA.com/stats