4 Studs, 2 Duds from the Milwaukee Bucks' emphatic win over the Oklahoma City Thunder

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Stud - Giannis Antetokounmpo

In a battle of MVP candidates, Giannis stood well above SGA and really dominated this game. He led the game with 30 points and got the double-double with nine rebounds. From the field, he shot 72.2 percent as he hit 13 of his 18 shots.

The real highlight of his performance was an alley-oop from Middleton. Giannis soared over two defenders and threw it down with one hand. These moments and performances are nothing but good news for the Bucks and Giannis' MVP case. Voters remember the moments and taking on another candidate and outplaying them by such a large margin does nothing but good for his case.

Having missed the games against the Suns and Celtics, Giannis just needed the rest, as he has been back to his best with back-to-back strong performances. MVP chants broke out at Fiserv Forum as it was another assertive win for the Bucks, and now, with Middleton back, the two are combining like never before, with Lillard and Lopez also keeping the defense on their toes.

Giannis was at his best, and it comes at the right time, with just 11 regular-season games left before the playoffs start. We know what we will get from him, and if the others support him, Doc Rivers' side will go deep in the postseason.