5 Advantages Bucks have over every other East team

The Bucks are better in these areas than every team in the Eastern Conference.

Milwaukee Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo
Milwaukee Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo / Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports
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1. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Superstars raise their games and lift their teams in the playoffs. Bucks fans will never forget Giannis going for 50 points and five blocks in the closeout game against the Suns to win the 2021 championship. He had three games of 40-plus points in that series and cemented his legacy as an all-time great.

Antetokounmpo was injured in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series last season and missed two full contests as the Bucks were upset by the Heat in the first round. If Giannis was healthy, it would certainly be a different series. The Greek Freak is ready to win a second championship and figures to be at the top of his game in the playoffs.

Joel Embiid will be coming off a significant knee injury if he returns at all. Jayson Tatum would be the only player capable of rising to Giannis’ level this postseason. The Bucks should have the best player in every Eastern Conference series. Historically, the top talents have won the championship. Antetokounmpo gives Milwaukee strong odds, but the Bucks need to go out and take back the title.

The Milwaukee Bucks have everything needed to win it all. They must come together and get the job done. Doc Rivers and Patrick Beverley were crucial additions. It will be a wild and fun postseason with plenty of surprises, so stay tuned.