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His To Lose: Giannis Antetokounmpo Should Be the NBA’s MVP

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is the clear front-runner for the 2018-19 NBA MVP award.

Milwaukee Bucks v Charlotte Hornets Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

With 35 games under the Milwaukee Bucks’ belts, the team’s superstar is not slowing down. At this point, the 2018-19 NBA Most Valuable Player award is Giannis Antetokounmpo’s to lose, even if he won’t admit it.

Giannis has a positive net rating of 10.7 and an effective field goal percentage of 60.1%. Even better, he’s the only player in the history of the NBA to average at least 28 points, 13 rebounds, and 6 assists (per-36 minutes). He’s otherworldly.

Antetokounmpo’s plethora of skills include ball-handling, passing, fancy footwork, rebounding and defense. Basically, everything besides outside shooting.

With the Bucks off to a great start to the season and the Greek Freak yet to hit his full stride, fans are in for an awesome 2019. Let’s kick it off by checking out why Antetokounmpo is deserving of the 2018-19 NBA MVP award: