The Milwaukee Bucks are seeing teams around them at the top of the East get hit with big injuries, which puts the reigning champions in a great spot heading into the final stretch of the regular season. Giannis Antetokounmpo missed Saturday’s game with a knee injury, but appears to be in good health otherwise and will be available for the Bucks barring aggravation of the issue. Here’s a look at The Greek Freak’s MVP candidacy heading towards the All-Star break.
Giannis Antetokounmpo MVP Odds: +250
After sitting back for much of the season, Antetokounmpo is now up to second on DraftKings Sportsbook in MVP odds. Kevin Durant is hurt and the Bulls have a slew of backcourt injuries. That means the Bucks have a great shot in the coming weeks to jump to the top of the conference, and that standing will help any player in MVP consideration.
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