Giannis Antetokounmpo: 3 stats that show why he deserves MVP award

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Giannis Antetokounmpo was well on his way to win his second straight Most Valuable Player award before the season stoppage. We dive into the three biggest stats that best illustrate his case.

The 2019-20 season for both Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Milwaukee Bucks as a whole, was standing as a special one by multiple measures.

Coming off of his first MVP campaign of his career last season, Antetokounmpo was determined to become the 12th player to win the honor in back-to-back seasons (fun fact: both Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James have won back-to-back MVP awards in two separate spans).

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And throughout this season, Antetokounmpo was a man on a mission to join that prestigious class of players throughout NBA history.

Now, the coronavirus pandemic throws a major wrench in Antetokounmpo’s pursuit to win his second straight MVP title and obviously his and the Bucks’ chase for a championship.

There’s no telling if and when the season will return and whether a champion and Most Valuable Player will be crowned. However, Antetokounmpo’s run for a potential second straight MVP honor won’t be forgotten in the eyes of Bucks and NBA fans worldwide.

So without further ado, let’s dive into Antetokounmpo’s MVP case and look at the three biggest statistics that best detail his case.