Twitter roasts Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, Mike Budenholzer in Nets rout

Bucks celebrity Giannis Antetokounmpo is taking part in decidedly non-MVP basketball in Milwaukee’s second recreation in opposition to the Nets.

Brooklyn jumped out to a 65-41 halftime lead in Monday’s recreation, led by a 21-point effort from Kevin Durant. Antetokounmpo, in the meantime, scored a measly six factors off 3-of-8 capturing in 18 minutes performed in the course of the first half — good for fourth amongst starters. Even Bryn Forbes, coming off the bench, had extra factors (seven) than the defending NBA MVP.

The Nets are among the many favorites to make the NBA Finals in 2021, however it nonetheless is absurd to look at a workforce, with out James Harden, fully dismantle Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. Particularly in what quantities to a must-win recreation for Milwaukee, already down 1-0 within the sequence.

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Sadly for Bucks followers, it was evident early Antetokounmpo could be in for an extended day early within the first quarter, as Durant put the strikes on him to provide Brooklyn an early 12-7 lead:

Then, Kyrie Irving stopped on a dime, in transition, to ship Antetokounmpo flying by in futility.

Following that, Blake Griffin posterized the Greek Freak to provide Brooklyn a 52-31 lead:

Not nice for the Milwaukee trustworthy. And there is nonetheless a complete half left to play. Naturally, Twitter had a peaceful, measured response to Antetokounmpo’s poor outing (that is sarcasm, by the best way). The mercurial social media outlet completely roasted Antetokounmpo in addition to Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer:

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