The Nigerian-born Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo made historical past within the NBA.
Greek respectable basketball player of Nigerian descent Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo made historical past within the NBA within the early hours of Friday, April 1, 2022.
The 27-year-extinct used to be the star of the demonstrate as the Milwaukee Bucks came from within the encourage of to beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-119 in beyond regular time.
With the Bucks down three aspects, Giannis drilled a three level shot over Andre Drummond to tie the game.
The shot meant that Giannis grew to turned into the all-time main scorer within the historical past of the Bucks franchise.
Giannis surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who beforehand held the franchise list with 14,213 aspects.
Giannis would knock down two key free throws to present the Bucks the opt posting 44 aspects, 14 rebounds and six assists.
It is one other success for Giannis, who's a two-time genuine season MVP, has a defensive Participant of the Year accolades, and a Finals MVP after main the Bucks to their first title in 50 years closing season.