Giannis Antetokounmpo has emerged as one of the best players in the NBA in the last few years, winning two MVP awards and leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 2021 NBA Championship win. He has also developed his game significantly and has become an all-around player, making an impact on both ends of the floor.
The nature of Giannis Antetokounmpo's game allows him to rack up a healthy number of triple-doubles. In this article, we list the 5 best triple-doubles he has registered in his NBA career.
5 best triple-doubles of Giannis Antetokounmpo's NBA career
Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 7 triple-doubles in the 2020-21 NBA season, and also became the first Milwaukee Bucks player to register three successive triple-doubles. Apart from that, the 'Greek Freak' also recorded his seventh career 30-point triple-double this year, once again surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the most in Bucks' history.
#5 Milwaukee Bucks vs Washington Wizards, 2020-21
The Milwaukee Bucks and the Washington Wizards were involved in an epic battle last season in which Mike Budenholzer's side ended up winning 133-122. Giannis Antetokounmpo tore the Wizards' defense to bits, scoring 31 points, grabbing 15 rebounds and dishing out 10 assists.
Russell Westbrook also turned in a brilliant performance by scoring 23 points and assisting 17 field goals, but it was not enough to stop Antetokounmpo from winning the game for his team.
#4 Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks, 2018
Playing against the Milwaukee Bucks' Eastern Conference rivals Philadelphia 76ers, Giannis Antetokounmpo put up a staggering stat line of 32 points, 18 rebounds, and 10 assists, and 2 steals and 3 blocks to go along with it. Antetokounmpo's stellar performance helped the Bucks beat the Philadelphia 76ers comprehensively, by a scoreline of 108-123.
Giannis Antetokounmpo shot 12-24 from the field and made 8 out of his 9 free throws, and performances like these helped him win the NBA MVP award at the end of the season.