In less than 24 hours, Giannis Antetokounmpo will officially get his first ring. Let's look back at his historic 2021 postseason.

After signing his supermax contract extension in December 2020, Giannis Antetokounmpo had only goal on his mind: Bringing a title to Milwaukee. To do so, he: Averaged a stat line of 28.1 pts/11 rebs/ 5.9 asts/ 1.2 stls/ 1.2 blks during the regular season Led the Bucks to the third seed in the Eastern Conference Averaged 23.5 pts/ 15 rebs/ 7.8 asts/ 1.8 stls/ 0.8 blks/ in a revenge sweep of the Miami Heat, along with his first career playoff triple double Averaged 31.9 pts/ 12.9 rebs/ 3.6 asts/ 0.1 stls/ 1.0 blks in a seven game series vs the Brooklyn Nets, overcoming a 2-0 series deficit Went head-to-head with Kevin Durant in Game 7, putting up 40 pts/ 13 rebs/ 5 asts in route to the Bucks first road Game 7 win in franchise history and their second Eastern Conference Finals appearance in three years Averaged 26.5 pts/ 10 rebs/ 5.5 asts/ 1.5 stls/ 1 blk in four games vs the Hawks before going down with what appeared to be a season ending knee injury that sidelined him for games five and six. Returned to play in game one of the NBA Finals vs the Suns just a week after his injury, putting up 20 pts/ 17 rebs in 35 minutes Became the first player since MJ in 1993 to score twenty points in a quarter in the NBA Finals in game 2, finishing with a stat line of 42 pts/ 12 rebs/ 4 asts/ 1 stl/ 3 blks Became the second player in NBA Finals history to have back-to-back 40+ pt games, putting up 41 pts/ 13 rebs/ 6 asts/ 1 stl and leading the Bucks to their first Finals win since 1974 in game three 26 pts/ 14 rebs/ 8 asts/ 3 stls/ 2 blks in game four to tie the series at 2-2, along with the greatest or one of the greatest blocks in NBA history on an alley oop on Deandre Ayton 32 pts/ 9 rebs/ 6 asts in pivotal game 5 in Phoenix, along with one of the greatest NBA Finals plays with a historic alley oop finish off a lob from Jrue Holiday to seal the road win and give the Bucks a 3-2 series lead Joined Bob Pettit, Elgin Baylor, Rick Barry, Jerry West, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James as the seventh player in the NBA history to score 50 points in a finals game, finishing game six with a stat line of 50 pts/ 14 rebs/ 2 asts/ 5 blks to bring Milwaukee it's first championship in 50 years Had the second most 30 pt/ 10 reb games in a single playoff run in NBA history, one game shy of tying Shaq in 1990-2000 (13 games) and having more than Hakeem Olajuwon (1994-95; 10), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1973-74; 10) and Wilt Chamberlain (1963-64; 9). Scored 20 pts in a single Finals quarter TWICE Averaged 30.2 pts/ 12.8 rebs/ 5.1 asts/ 1 stl/ 1.2 blks for the 2021 playoffs ​ At the age of 26, Giannis Antetokounmpo has a Hall-of-Fame resume: Champion FMVP 2x MVP DPOY Most Improved 5x All-Star 3x All-NBA first team 2x All-NBA second team 4x All-NBA defensive team All-Star Game MVP 2013-2014 All Rookie second team submitted by /u/Complete_Beach_2583[visit reddit] [comments]

After signing his supermax contract extension in December 2020, Giannis Antetokounmpo had only goal on his mind: Bringing a title to Milwaukee. To do so, he: Averaged a stat line of 28.1 pts/11 rebs/ 5.9 asts/ 1.2 stls/ 1.2 blks during the regular season Led the Bucks to the third seed in the Eastern Conference Averaged 23.5 pts/ 15 rebs/ 7.8 asts/ 1.8 stls/ 0.8 blks/ in a revenge sweep of the Miami Heat, along with his first career playoff triple double Averaged 31.9 pts/ 12.9 rebs/ 3.6 asts/ 0.1 stls/ 1.0 blks in a seven game series vs the Brooklyn Nets, overcoming a 2-0 series deficit Went head-to-head with Kevin Durant in Game 7, putting up 40 pts/ 13 rebs/ 5 asts in route to the Bucks first road Game 7 win in franchise history and their second Eastern Conference Finals appearance in three years Averaged 26.5 pts/ 10 rebs/ 5.5 asts/ 1.5 stls/ 1 blk in four games vs the Hawks before going down with what appeared to be a season ending knee injury that sidelined him for games five and six. Returned to play in game one of the NBA Finals vs the Suns just a week after his injury, putting up 20 pts/ 17 rebs in 35 minutes Became the first player since MJ in 1993 to score twenty points in a quarter in the NBA Finals in game 2, finishing with a stat line of 42 pts/ 12 rebs/ 4 asts/ 1 stl/ 3 blks Became the second player in NBA Finals history to have back-to-back 40+ pt games, putting up 41 pts/ 13 rebs/ 6 asts/ 1 stl and leading the Bucks to their first Finals win since 1974 in game three 26 pts/ 14 rebs/ 8 asts/ 3 stls/ 2 blks in game four to tie the series at 2-2, along with the greatest or one of the greatest blocks in NBA history on an alley oop on Deandre Ayton 32 pts/ 9 rebs/ 6 asts in pivotal game 5 in Phoenix, along with one of the greatest NBA Finals plays with a historic alley oop finish off a lob from Jrue Holiday to seal the road win and give the Bucks a 3-2 series lead Joined Bob Pettit, Elgin Baylor, Rick Barry, Jerry West, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James as the seventh player in the NBA history to score 50 points in a finals game, finishing game six with a stat line of 50 pts/ 14 rebs/ 2 asts/ 5 blks to bring Milwaukee it's first championship in 50 years Had the second most 30 pt/ 10 reb games in a single playoff run in NBA history, one game shy of tying Shaq in 1990-2000 (13 games) and having more than Hakeem Olajuwon (1994-95; 10), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1973-74; 10) and Wilt Chamberlain (1963-64; 9). Scored 20 pts in a single Finals quarter TWICE Averaged 30.2 pts/ 12.8 rebs/ 5.1 asts/ 1 stl/ 1.2 blks for the 2021 playoffs ​ At the age of 26, Giannis Antetokounmpo has a Hall-of-Fame resume: Champion FMVP 2x MVP DPOY Most Improved 5x All-Star 3x All-NBA first team 2x All-NBA second team 4x All-NBA defensive team All-Star Game MVP 2013-2014 All Rookie second team submitted by /u/Complete_Beach_2583[visit reddit] [comments]