NBA Player, Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has spoken candidly about his desire to win a third NBA MVP award. Despite already having two MVP trophies under his belt, the Greek Freak admitted that he wants to compete for the award once again this season. However, he emphasized that his main priority remains leading his team to another championship, as he experienced in 2021.
NBA Player Giannis Antetokounmpo faces stiff competition for the coveted Michael Jordan Trophy, with Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic and Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid also in the running. Despite this, Giannis had only positive things to say about his rivals, praising their abilities and contributions to their respective teams.
With the Milwaukee Bucks holding the best record in the league, Giannis has been a driving force behind their success, averaging 31.1 points, 11.8 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game. Although he is in a neck-to-neck race for the MVP award, Giannis remains focused on team success and believes that individual accolades will follow if they achieve their goals.
NBA Player Giannis Antetokounmpo On Winning Another MVP Award
“I won’t say I don’t care. I want to compete. If God can bless me with an MVP again, I’ll take it,” Giannis said. “But the priority for me is to get better, to help my team win a championship, to get that feeling again.”
Giannis’ humility and team-first mentality have endeared him to both fellow players and fans alike. Despite being one of the most dominant players in the league, he never fails to credit his teammates and coaches for their role in his success.
His dedication to improving himself and helping his team win has also made him a role model for younger players looking to make their mark in the NBA. As the season progresses and the MVP race heats up, it will be interesting to see if Giannis can add another MVP trophy to his collection, or if he will be content with leading his team to another championship.