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Giannis named Eastern Conference Player of the Month

April 11, 2019 - 4:25 pm

By Daniel Plocher

Giannis Antetokounmpo has had an MVP-caliber season for the Milwaukee Bucks. For the fourth time this season, the Bucks’ superstar has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month for March/April -- the only player in the NBA to be recognized four times.

His career-high 52 points against the Philadelphia 76ers on March 17 was by far the highlight of the month for the 24-year-old All-Star. This contributed to him averaging 29.2 points, 11.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists throughout the month.

What makes it even more impressive is that he sat out five games in that time frame. Three of those were against non-playoff teams where he likely would have put up big numbers, too.

Here is a recap of the astounding month that the Greek Freak had: