3 Crucial games left that could bolster Giannis Antetokounmpo's 2023-24 MVP case

Milwaukee Bucks v Los Angeles Lakers
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3. Bucks vs Lakers - March 26

If we're looking to push Giannis' narrative, we need high-coverage games, and no team gets more media coverage than Los Angeles Lakers.

A great showing against LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the TNT broadcast would be highly talked about and put Giannis' name on every front page, giving him the recognition he needs. If he wants his name to be in the media, there's no better chance than this one.

This game also presents some interesting storylines to exploit. There's been a debate about who will be the face of the league once LeBron James steps aside, and Giannis has a great case to be one of, if not the best, players of this decade so far. Beating James could be a great opportunity to reopen this conversation in his favor, solidifying him as one of the most dominant players ever.

He will also match up against one of the best defenders in Anthony Davis, who was even compared to him as a player at some point. If he's able to outplay Davis and put up some big numbers on the board, conversations about how unstoppable he can be will just pop up and serve as a boost to his MVP case.

This is kind of a revenge game after the bad loss the Bucks suffered in Los Angeles earlier in March. Despite LeBron resting that night, the Bucks ended up losing in a big D'Angelo Russell performance, and this game will offer the opportunity to make people forget about that.