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34 Giannis Antetokounmpo SG
Height/Weight: 6-11/217 | Birthdate: 12/6/1994 | Birthplace: Athens, Greece | Team: Milwaukee Bucks | College: No College | NBA Experience: 1 | Owned/Started%: 95/59 | Average Draft Position: 106.31
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Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo will play Thursday against the Kings


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2014) Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will play Thursday against the Kings despite being questionable with an ankle injury.

Antetokounmpo, who is averaging 12.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game, rolled his ankle Wednesday when he was driving to the basket. 


Bucks' Antetokounmpo questionable for Thursday's game


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Kings after leaving Wednesday's game against the Trail Blazers with a left ankle sprain, according to FOX Sports Wisconsin. He is averaging 12.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

The Kings are favored by 6 1/2 points over the Bucks.


Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo sprains ankle vs. Blazers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/17/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo suffered a sprained left ankle in Wednesday's game and will not return, the team announced.

Antetokounmpo suffered the injury in the first half and appeared in severe pain, but he was able to make it to the locker room without help. However, the injury is serious enough that he won't be able to return to action Wednesday. He finishes the game with 10 points on 4 of 7 shooting as well as six rebounds and one steal in 18 minutes.


Starting options for Week 8


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12/15/2014) In my Week 8 (Dec. 15-21) Fantasy basketball planner, I identified eight lower-end players worth starting this week, headlined by Knicks guard Tim Hardaway and David West.

Other players worth getting into your lineup for this week are: Pacers guard Rodney Stuckey and Magic guard Evan Fournier;Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist; and Bucks center Larry Sanders and Celtics center Tyler Zeller.

Check out what I have to say about each player, as well as my take on the Nets' season of futility in the Week 8 planner. 


Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo scores team-high 18 Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/7/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-high 18 points on 8 of 11 shooting in his team's 125-102 win over the Mavericks Sunday.

The Bucks saw all five starters score in double digits Sunday but still came nowhere close to picking up a win after falling behind by 11 points after one corner and failing to close the gap over the remainder of the game. Antetokounmpo made just 33 percent of his shots in his previous two games combined before delivering his best shooting performance of the season Sunday. He also tallied four rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in 30 minutes. The Bucks will look to bounce back Tuesday against the Thunder.


Bucks G Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to lineup Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/22/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo will return to the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Wizards, FOXSportsWisconsin.com reports.

Antetokounmpo suffered an ankle injury in Wednesday's triple-overtime win but managed to only play 15 minutes Friday, all in the first half. He has averaged 11.9 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting 52.3 percent from the field.


Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo leaves with ankle injury


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/21/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo left Friday's game with an ankle injury, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Antetokounmpo was able to play 15 minutes during the first half before leaving. He received treatment at halftime, but had not return to the contest. He was seen walking gingerly to the locker room after the game. 


Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo activated Friday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(11/21/2014) Despite announcing Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo would not play Friday, Antetokounmpo was activated for Friday’s game against the Raptors, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Antetokounmpo has been dealing with an ankle injury, but it has not caused him to miss any games this season.


Bucks G Giannis Antetokounmpo ruled out Friday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/21/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss Friday's game against the Raptors with a sprained right ankle, the team announced. He suffered the injury while collecting a double-double during Wednesday's triple-overtime win.

Bucks G Antetokounmpo a game-time decision Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11/21/2014) Emerging Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo will be a game-time decision for the Friday night clash against Toronto. He has been plagued by an ankle issue.

Bucks SG Antenokounmpo dealing with ankle problem


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11/20/2014) An ankle issue has Bucks promising shooting guard Giannis Antetokounmpo deemed questionable for the Friday night game in Toronto.

Antetokounmpo has averaged 12.3 points in 27 minutes per game this season and shot 53.3 percent from the field.


Giannis Antetokounmpo doubles up in triple OT win


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/19/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 18 points on 7 of 11 shooting while grabbing a season-high 12 rebounds in his team's 122-118 triple-overtime win over the Nets Wednesday.

Antetokounmpo appeared to suffer an ankle injury late in the game but was able to remain on the court, ending the marathon with four assists and three steals in 48 minutes of action, which tied for the team lead in usage. The double-double was his first of the season, and he made several excellent plays on the defensive end. The Bucks are slated to face the Raptors in Toronto Friday.


Bucks pick up options on Giannis Antetokounmpo, John Henson


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/16/2014) The Bucks announced Thursday they have exercised the third-year contract option on guard Giannis Antetokounmpo and the fourth-year contract option on John Henson, per the team's official website. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo to start at point guard Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/13/2014) Bucks coach Jason Kidd indicated Monday that the team will start Giannis Antetokounmpo at point guard in Tuesday's preseason action against the Cavaliers, the team announced.

Kidd and Bucks assistant Gary Payton are two of the most prolific point guards of the past 25 years, and it appears Antetokounmpo is on the verge of taking over the mantle at the position for Milwaukee after playing point guard during the summer league. If he sticks, the second-year player would be one of the taller players at the position in recent memory at just an inch under seven feet.


Hype may be too high for Giannis Antetokounmpo


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/17/2014) No matter what he accomplishes in his second NBA season, Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is likely to be a historical outlier, given his age. The question is, how much of a leap can the now-20-year-old take next season.

Only 15 players in NBA history have logged as many minutes in a single season as a teenager as Antetokounmpo's 1,897, so he is occupying fairly rarified air already. His age is a big part of why he is considered a big-time breakout prospect for Fantasy purposes, but he has a long way to go from a statistical standpoint.

Antetokounmpo was good for a 19-year-old rookie, but his season averages of 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game left a lot to be desired. It is easy to dream about a Antetokounmpo taking a big step forward, but that next step is never guaranteed -- for every Anthony Davis there is a Michael Kidd-Gilchrist whose development follows a slower, less linear path. 

Antetokounmpo was very good -- for a 19-year-old. However, Fantasy owners don't get extra points, rebounds or assists if the degree of difficulty is higher, so you are betting on Giannis taking a huge step forward at the age of 20. Antetokounmpo has become something of an internet darling, and his play in Summer League and the FIBA World Cup dominated much of the offseason discussion, which only helped build the hype to potentially unsustainable levels. 

He is a lottery ticket, for sure, but he is one that might not be worth the cost at this point. 


Giannis Antetokounmpo plays through ankle woes


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2014) Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo made a surprise return to action Saturday, as he ended up missing no time as a result of an ankle injury after being cleared to play just before tipoff vs. Miami.

Antetokounmpo was able to play 22 minutes in the game, though he obviously struggled to adapt to playing with the ankle hurting him. He scored just one point while missing all five of his field-goal attempts, though he did add four rebounds, two assists and one block in an 88-67 loss.

Antetokounmpo told reporters after suffering the injury Thursday that it was the first time he had aver sprained an ankle, so it was surprising to see him take the floor so soon. He is putting together a solid rookie season, averaging 7.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists in just 24.4 minutes per game. 


Update: Giannis Antetokounmpo will be available


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2014) Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will be available for Saturday's game against the Heat, despite being ruled out earlier in the game. The team updated his status just before gametime, as he feels comfortable enough to play through the ankle sprain suffered in the team's last game. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo ruled out Saturday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2014) Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will sit out Saturday's game against the Heat, due to an ankle injury suffered in the team's previous game.

He sprained his right ankle in the Thursday's game against the Lakers, and remains day to day moving forward. Coach Larry Drew told reporters before the game Antetokounmpo is moving well but still cannot cut off the ankle.

Antetokounmpo will be re-evaluated Sunday and is expected to travel on the team's upcoming three-game road trip, set to begin Monday in Detroit. 


Giannis Antetokounmpo leaves with ankle sprain


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/27/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo suffered a sprained ankle he could not return from Thursday, in a 108-105 win over the Lakers.

Antetokounmpo suffered the injury midway through the fourth quarter on an offensive foul, and had to be helped immediately to the locker room. X-rays taken on the ankle came back negative, and the team confirmed he has been diagnosed with a sprained ankle. Antetokounmpo told FOXSportsWisconsin.com it is the first time he has ever suffered a sprained ankle.

Antetokounmpo was in the midst of a solid game, having scored 10 points with seven rebounds, one block and three steals in 25 minutes before the injury. He will likely be considered questionable for Saturday's game against the Heat. 


Giannis Antetokounmpo does little bit of everything


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(2/24/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo put together a solid all-around performance on Monday against the 76ers in Philadelphia.

Antetokounmpo scored 13 points on 5 of 8 from the floor, including 1 of 2 from downtown, and 2 of 2 from the free throw line. He did all of his damage in 29 minutes off the bench, also adding six rebounds, four assists and four blocks in a 130-110 victory. He is averaging 8.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.8 blocks and 1.2 steals over his last five games.


Giannis Antetokounmpo drops 15 in loss to Magic


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/31/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo got off to a slow start on Friday, but picked things up by scoring nine points in the fourth quarter of a 113-102 loss to the Magic.

Antetokounmpo went 4 of 7 shooting from the field, including 2 of 4 from downtown, and 5 of 9 from the free throw line. He finished the game with 15 points, seven rebounds, three assists and one steal while logging 29 minutes of game action. He has averaged 8.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists over his last five games played.

Giannis Antetokounmpo limited to five points vs. Hawks


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/25/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo (back spams) showed some rust and was not at his best on Saturday, as he scored five points on 2 of 6 shooting, including 0 of 2 from behind the arc, and 1 of 2 from the free throw line in a 112-87 defeat to Atlanta.

Antetokounmpo appeared to have aggravated the injury in the second half, and made a brief exit for treatment. He was limited to only 25 minutes of game action, also adding two rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block. He has averaged 8.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists over his last five games played.

Giannis Antetokounmpo's back not a concern


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(1/25/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo fought through back pain Friday against the Cavaliers, and the injury does not seem serious enough to cost him time moving forward. According to BrewHoop.com, Antetokounmpo is not listed on the injury report for Saturday's game against the Hawks, so he should have no problem suiting up for that evening's game. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo aggravates back injury vs. Cavs


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/25/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo said he experienced back pain before Friday's game against the Cavaliers, but decided to play. He aggravated the injury in the fourth quarter of a 93-78 loss, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Antetokounmpo played the entire game and logged 26 minutes of game action, scoring 10 points on 3 of 5 shooting from the field, including 2 of 3 from downtown, and 2 of 2 from the charity stripe. He also chipped in with seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal.

Antetokounmpo has been one of the few bright spots in a rather disappointing season for the Bucks. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game against the Hawks.

Giannis Antetokounmpo doubles up vs. Thunder Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/11/2014) Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo notched his second double-double of the season Saturday, scoring 13 points on 5 of 12 shooting and matching a season high with 11 rebounds in his team's 101-85 loss to the Thunder.

Both teams were ice cold out of the gate, with the Bucks taking a 14-10 deficit into the second quarter, but the rookie guard was able to post the double-double while matching a season high with five assists and also recording two steals and two blocks in 38 minutes of action. Antetokounmpo has averaged 6.7 points and 4.7 rebounds over 31 games played.