Giannis Antetokounmpo picks up NBA dunk of the year award!
Maybe you didn’t know it when you saw it live, but when you saw the replay you knew you’d seen something special.
That was the case with Giannis Antetokounmpo’s dunk in the third quarter of a Feb. 6 game against the New York Knicks. As Antetokounmpo went up to throw down a lob from Khris Middleton, he literally jumped over 6-foot-6 Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr.
The dunk immediately went viral and on Monday night was announced as the NBA’s Dunk of the Year according to a fan vote.
“Khris was going, I knew he was going to throw me the lob,” Antetokounmpo said following that Feb. 6 game, a 103-89 Milwaukee win at Madison Square Garden. “It was a bad pass by Khris, but I was able to get up and go get the ball. I did not see Tim Hardaway under me. I just went up there and just went hard and tried to get the ball and dunk the ball.”
You may be interested
New Covid-19 curfew maps – Who can move, why and when (alert maps)makis - Oct 23, 2020
Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias presented the plan for workers and those eligible to freely move by exception…
Mitsotakis: Masks everywhere & curfew at night in the “orange” & “red” areas of the countrymakis - Oct 22, 2020
The obligatory use of a mask everywhere was announced by the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis as the first measure to…
Coronavirus Greece: Explosive rise with 865 new cases, 331 in Attica & 181 in Thessalonikimakis - Oct 21, 2020
The Greek authorities announced today 865 new cases of coronavirus in the country, of which 82 are associated with known…