Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Giannis Antetokounmpo tops ESPN’s NBArank list

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo is named as the No. 1 player on ESPN’s NBArank list.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we reflect on Giannis Antetokounmpo topping ESPN’s NBArank list, and take a look at the reaction to that decision, and much more.

Having already topped the equivalent Sports Illustrated list heading into the season, and of course as the league’s reigning MVP, ESPN crowning Giannis as No. 1 only further solidifies his emerging status as the world’s very best player.

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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.

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Milwaukee Bucks: Getting to know the 2019-20 Houston Rockets: My latest examination of one of the Bucks’ NBA rivals heading into the new season saw my focus settle on James Harden, Russell Westbrook, and the Houston Rockets.

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 keys for Eric Bledsoe in 2019-20 season: Jordan Treske continued his series of individual Bucks player previews by highlighting three keys for Eric Bledsoe in the year ahead.

Milwaukee Bucks: Will teams aim to stop Giannis Antetokounmpo or teammates in 2019-20?: Jordan Treske also examined the approach opposing teams will take toward defending the Bucks next season, and whether their focus will be Antetokounmpo or Milwaukee’s supporting cast.

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Ranking the NBA’s best players: Giannis and Kawhi at the very top: The final reveal of ESPN’s NBArank leaves Giannis Antetokounmpo edging out Kawhi Leonard for top spot, and Malika Andrews writing about the NBA MVP’s rise to that position.

Is Kawhi or Giannis the basketball player in the world?: ESPN’s Hoop Collective team debate the No. 1 reveal, comparing and contrasting Antetokounmpo and Leonard at their current levels of play.

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That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.