ESPN: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins his 2nd consecutive MVP award

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 01: Teammates Khris Middleton #22 and Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks go up the floor against the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Spectrum Center on November 1, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Phot

ESPN Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo has won his second consecutive MVP award.

It was just last month that Antetokounmpowas voted NBA Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the fifth player to win that award and MVP in a career. The Milwaukee Bucks All-Star ended the two-year reign of Utah center Rudy Gobert as Defensive Player of the Year.

Antetokounmpo joined Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, David Robinson and Kevin Garnett as players to do the MVP-Defensive Player of the Year double.


MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - MARCH 26: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts after a dunk against the Houston Rockets during the first half of a game at Fiserv Forum on March 26, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly

He led the Bucks to the NBA's best record and helped them limit opponents to 101.6 points per 100 possessions, the league's top defensive rating, as of March 11. Voting was conducted on games through then, before the season was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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