#Giannis Antetokounmpo

.Atlanta, GA, USA
The annual matchup will be played in the home arena of the Atlanta Hawks (Photo Credit: Twitter @NBAAllStar)

  • Additional COVID-19 safety protocols have been estabilished for the event
  • Skill events like the Dunk contest and 3-point shootout have been planned around the game
  • LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounpo and James Harden have criticised the staging because of the pandemic

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lebron James set the pace for Western Conference forwards. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • James surged into the lead in worldwide voting totals with 4,369,553 to 4,234,433 for Durant
  • James is averaging 25.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.9 assists a game for the Lakers
  • While Durant is averaging 29.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists a contest

The Los Angeles Lakers are third in the NBA Western Conference table. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Lakers)

  • Anthony Davis and LeBron James  scored 25 and 21 points respectively in the Lakers' 107-99 victory 
  • Two female spectators were ejected after they heckled James  from courtside
  • The Milwaukee Bucks romped to a 134-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers

.Orlando, FL, USA
Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo shook off foul trouble to score 13 of his 22 points in the second half Monday.(Photo: Instagram/giannis_an34)

  • Antetokounmpo is the two-time defending NBA Most Valuable Player
  • Khris Middleton scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds
  • Orlando's Nikola Vucevic led all scorers with 28 points and 13 rebounds

Giannis Antetokounmpo ran rampant in the first half in Milwaukee, scoring 30 of the Bucks' 67 points in the half. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Bucks)

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo connected on 17 out of 24 shots from the field, scoring a brace of three-pointers
  • Dallas Mavericks' Luka Donic recorded his first triple-double of the season
  • The Philadelphia 76ers improved their league-leading record to 6-1 with a 118-101 victory over Charlotte Hornets

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James turns 36 on Wednesday. (Photo credit: Twitter/@NBA)

  • LeBron James summed the game with 10 assists and seven rebounds
  • Luka Doncic scored 27 points for the Dallas Mavericks
  • In Boston, Brooklyn Nets downed Boston Celtics in a 123-95 game 

.Milwaukee, WI, USA
Khris Middleton made 6-of-8 three-pointers. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@bucks)

  • Khris Middleton scored a game-high 31 points
  • Milwaukee Bucks relished a 138-99 blowout win against Golden State Warriors
  • Struggles continued for Warriors as they have been outscored by a combined 65 points in their first two games 

.Boston, MA, USA
Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (right) finished with 30 points but connected on just 12 of 28 shots from the floor. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NBA)

  • The Boston Celtics recorded a 122-121 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in their opening game of the season
  • Boston forward Jayson Tatum scored a game-winning three pointer with 1.5 seconds left
  • Orlando Magic defeated Miami Heat 113-107

The currently reigning MVP is Giannis Antetokounmpo from Milwaukee Bucks, a very likely contender for 2020. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NBA)

  • The Most Valuable Player (MVP) award was started in 1956
  • Over the years, the award has seen some of the greatest names in basketball as recipients
  • The 2019-2020 season, with the pandemic forcing a bifurcation of the league, has been challenging

.Milwaukee, WI, USA
Giannis Antetokounmpo averaged 29.5 points and 13.6 rebounds per game this year. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Giannis_An34)

  • Reportedly, Giannis Antetokounmpo's contract extension was worth $228 million
  • The 26-year-old won the season MVP honours and the defensive player of the year award this year
  • However, his dominance has not translated into championship success for the Bucks