Giannis Antetokounmpo was 9 years outdated in Greece in March 2003, so it’s seemingly that he didn’t watch too many Cleveland Cavaliers video games earlier than the Franchise chosen LeBron James with the No. 1 total decide within the NBA Draft that June. Nonetheless, a veteran ought to have instructed him the story about Ricky Davis so Antetokoumnpo wouldn’t attempt to get an inexpensive triple-double and get denied by the NBA.
On the finish of the Milwaukee Bucks’ 117-111 victory towards the Washington Wizards, he wanted yet one more rebound to report a triple-double. With time operating out within the recreation and Antetokounmpo having a wide-open lane to the basket, he determined to toss the ball off of the glass to seize his tenth “rebound.”
Davis tried the identical transfer in 2003 in a recreation towards the Utah Jazz. Nonetheless he was much more egregious. He truly shot the ball at the Cavs’ basket. ESPN’s Zach Lowe is reporting that Antetokounmpo’s ultimate rebound will not count as a result of an trustworthy try at making the basket is a necessity for a rebound.