Milwaukee Bucks are NBA Champions and we are here to see the 5 records Giannis made enroute the title.
It is no news that Giannis Antetokounmpo is the 2021 Finals MVP which also puts him in an exclusive club right now.
Asides winning with the team that drafted him, Giannis racked up some records on the way to the title.
40+ points in two consecutive games in a Finals Playoff
Giannis became the 6th player after Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Shaquille O’Neal, Jerry West and Rick Barry to score 40+ points in two consecutive games in a Finals playoff.
This is at a time when he was being criticized for his freethrows and lack of shooting ability.
3rd player to win MVP, DPOY and Finals MVP
Giannis became the 3rd player after Hakeem Olajuwon and Michael Jordan to achieve this feat.
He is a 2X MVP, DPOY and Finals MVP before the age of 26. It shows the talent Bucks have on their hands.
4th foreign player to win Finals MVP
Giannis Antetokounmpo also became the 4th foreign player to achieve this amazing feat.
The likes of Hakeem Olajuwon, Tony Parker of France and Dirk Nowitzki of Germany have done it in the past.
3 games of 40+ points and 10rebounds in a single NBA Finals Series
Giannis is also the second player with 3 games of 40+ points and 10rebounds in a single NBA Finals Series.
He joins Shaquille O’Neal to hold this amazing record that could take a while to be reached by another player.
50 Points in a Finals game
Players like Pettit, Elgin Baylor, Rick Barry, Jerry Est, Michael Jordan and LeBron James have all scored 50 points.
Giannis joins this list to become just the 7th player to achieve this feat.
With these records, Giannis has written his name in NBA and Bucks history and he is just only 26 years old.
The Greek Freak would be looking to achieve much more in the coming years alongside Jrue Holiday and Middleton.
Many NBA fans are already saying he is a top candidate for the Hall of Fame.