Antetokounmpo scored 50 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists in only 30 minutes
The 2022-2023 season NBA regular season continues today with fierce battles. The Bucks led by Antetokounmpo sit at home against the New Orleans Pelicans, who are absent due to injuries. In this game, Antetokounmpo made 20 of 26 shots efficiently in just 30 minutes, scored 50 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists, and led the Bucks to defeat the Pelicans 135-110, giving the opponent an eight-game losing streak. .
Before the start of this matchup, the Bucks’ overall performance this season was still very stable, currently ranking third in the Eastern Conference with 32 wins and 17 losses. As the head star of the Bucks, Antetokounmpo’s scoring average exceeded 30 points per game for the first time this season, reaching a new high in his NBA career. He currently ranks third in the NBA regular season scoring list, second only to Emby of the 76ers Germany and the Lone Ranger’s Doncic.
In the freshly released NBA All-Star starting lineup selection, Antetokounmpo was undoubtedly elected as the Eastern All-Star starter and captain, that is, the Eastern All-Star vote king, so Antetokounmpo will also play against James in the Utah All-Star Game Select the lineup to compete in the All-Star game.
In this game against the Pelicans, who are currently ranked 8th in the Western Conference, the three main stars of the Pelicans, Zion, Ingram and CJ-McCollum, are all absent, so the Bucks’ victory is not too big from the pre-match analysis. suspense. Antetokounmpo showed his super dominance in the limited playing time, scoring 50 points efficiently with a shooting rate of nearly 80%.
It is worth mentioning that this is also the second time Antetokounmpo has scored 50+ points this season after he scored a career-high 55 points in early January, and it is also the fifth time in his NBA career that he has scored 50+ points. In addition, Antetokounmpo scored 40+ in 10 of the 39 regular season games played this season, tying his career record. After this game, Antetokounmpo’s scoring average this season has increased to 31.7 points, and he continues to catch up with Embiid and Doncic, who are ranked first and second.