VIDEO: Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to ‘Happy Birthday’ chants by Bucks crowd
The reigning NBA MVP, who turned 25 years old on Friday, was like a kid on Christmas as he gyrated in joy while being greeted by the home fans inside the packed Fiserv Forum.
Giannis enjoyed the birthday chants 😄🎂 pic.twitter.com/1yt4nGyzfR
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 7, 2019
With Giannis earning some well-deserved down time at the bench after helping the Bucks gain a sizable margin against the visiting Los Angeles Clippers, the faithful fans decided to show their appreciation to their best player by serenading him on his special day.
The Greek Freak certainly appreciated the gesture, as he stood up and egged the crowd to sing even more.
Antetokounmpo produced a double-double of 27 points and 11 rebounds in just 26 minutes of play on Friday, leading the Bucks to their 14th consecutive win of the season. Milwaukee also regained solo lead of the best record in the NBA, 20-3.
Antetokounmpo is currently number one in the latest KIA MVP Ladder, with averages of 30.8 points, 13. 1 rebounds 5.4 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.3 blocks per contest.
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