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BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 25: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks carries the ball against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter at TD Garden on February 25, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

NBA Fantasy News: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo Scores 43 Points In Huge Win Vs. Wizards [VIDEO]

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been on a tear lately and it’s not a surprise.

Greek Freak Anteotkounmpo Shines Again

MVP candidate Antetokounmpo has had an incredible season and had averaged over 30 points for his last three games before facing the Wizards. This night was even better for the young Buck, as Giannis erupted for 43 points (17-21 FG, 3-3 3Pt, 6-11 FT) while adding six rebounds, four assists and three steals in only 31 minutes during Wednesday’s 148-129 big win over the Wizards. He also shot an extremely efficient 80% from the field and added 61 fantasy points on the night.

 

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The Wizards have been in flux this whole season, with star player John Wall out and the two key defenders on the Wizards, Otto Porter and Markieff Morrisboth traded away in separate deals. With veterans gone and the Wizards missing their core, Antetokounmpo was in position to have a field day.

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He was even dialed in from long range, making all three threes he attempted, something that we see rarely from Antetokounmpo. The “Greek Freak” has always struggled from the perimeter, holding a career average of 26% from the 3-point line. One of the ways teams try to slow him down is by making him shoot. But when in good rhythm like he was last night Antetokounmpo is always a safe fantasy pick. If Giannis can keep going at this rate, the Bucks will be in position for a great playoff run.

 

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Written by Elijah Fulton