Milwaukee Bucks: Hitting milestones through first 26 games

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 31: (Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images)
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Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo; Houston Rockets: Jabari Smith Jr.
Dec 11, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sport /

The Milwaukee Bucks are 19-7 through their first 26 games in the 2022-23 season and last week won their 2,300th game as a franchise by beating the Sacramento Kings.

While sights are set on the postseason and the quest for another championship, some pretty cool things have happened for some individuals on the Milwaukee Bucks.

Milwaukee Bucks milestones reached: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Starting with the man who will own every record in Milwaukee Bucks history someday, Giannis Antetokounmpo passed 15,000 career points Sunday night in Houston. Giannis is now one of only 13 active players to reach 15,000 career points and he just turned 28 years old.

Actually, this isn’t the only milestone Giannis reached against the Rockets this season, during their first matchup back in October, Giannis became the Milwaukee Bucks all-time leader in made free throws, passing Sidney Moncrief.

Giannis also tied Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for 2nd longest streak of 30 or more point games in franchise history at eight before fouling out of Friday night’s game against the Mavericks.

Milwaukee Bucks milestones to watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo

There are many more milestones Giannis Antetokounmpo can hope to accomplish this season including games played, Giannis needs to play 18 more games to pass Sidney Moncrief for the second most in Bucks history and 34 more games to pass Junior Bridgeman for the all-time lead in games played in Bucks history.

Giannis Antetokounmpo can also move up the leaderboards in several other categories as well, Giannis currently trails Big Dog Glenn Robinson by 39 in made 3-point shots for sixth in Bucks history. Giannis is also nearing third place in steals in franchise history, needing 91 to tie Sidney Moncrief.

Finally, one last milestone to watch for, assists, Giannis Antetokounmpo needs 135 more assists to pass Paul Pressey for the most assists in Bucks franchise history.