Giannis Antetokounmpo has been to the playoffs before, two seasons ago.
However, that felt like a different player on a different team, back then he was all potential, we saw flashes, but he was still figuring out how to put his game together.
Saturday was his breakout performance with 28 points in Milwaukee’s Game 1 upset win over Toronto, doing it on 13-of-18 shooting and also pulling down eight rebounds. We said before the series that finding someone who could guard him was going to be a challenge for Toronto, and it was for DeMarre Carroll, P.J. Tucker and others. But so was the balance of the Bucks — five other Bucks players were in double figures. They did it with balance.
But this is still the Greek Freak’s team, and he is fun to watch.