“Man’s Got Zero Talent”: NBA World Relives Nightmarish Giannis Antetokounmpo Violence with Latest Post-Match Act

Published 12/30/2022, 12:30 AM EST

USA Today via Reuters

Giannis Antetokounmpo was once again seen practicing his aim after the OT loss against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. The 2021 NBA champ scored 45 points, with 22 rebounds and 7 assists, However, his impressive performance was not enough to avoid a 119-113 OT loss against the Bulls. Notably, the post-match act of the Bucks star has left the NBA world reminiscing Antetokounmpo’s violent ‘ladder’ incident against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Last month, Giannis Antetokounmpo got involved in a controversy after he was prohibited from shooting free throws after the 110-102 loss against the 76ers at the Well Fargo center. Shockingly, the six-time All-Star eventually got frustrated and pushed a ladder that was blocking the hoop. Now, a similar moment depicting Giannis practicing his shots in Chicago has taken the NBA fans back to memory lane.

Fans reminisce violent incident from Giannis Antetokounmpo


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In a recent tweet, renowned radio sports commentator Chuck Swirsky posted a video of Giannis Antetokounmpo testing his aim from just beyond the paint after the recent loss against the Chicago Bulls. Despite scoring a handful of points, the 2021- Finals MVP did not take a breather as he stepped out to practice his shots once again, leaving the fans thinking about his incident at the 76ers’ home arena in November.

The Bucks had a good first quarter with 32 points. However, the Bulls came back strong throughout the game and kept matching up with the Bucks, resulting in a 106-106 tie. As the game went into overtime, the Bulls scored 13 points against seven points from the Bucks, resulting in a victory. Thus, Antetokounmpo seemed to be disappointed by the loss as he stepped back onto the court to practice.

However, the recent footage of Giannis Antetokounmpo has left the NBA world reliving his violent moment. One of the fans wrote, “Man’s got no talent.”

Meanwhile, another fan wrote, “Someone needs to put a ladder.”

Moreover, another excited fan joked, “Make sure there’s no ladders up!”

Here are some other reactions from the fans.


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Fans appeared to be mesmerized by Giannis Antetokounmpo’s ladder moment. Some of the fans commented about hiding ladders as the Bucks star was on the court. Meanwhile, some other fans pointed out that the ladder was missing from the scene in hilarious ways.

Antetokounmpo battling Joel Embiid and Luka Doncic for PPG title

Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid is currently the season leader in the PPG category, averaging 33.7 points per game. Emidd is being closely followed by Luka Doncic with 33.6 PPG. Meanwhile, Giannis Antetokounmpo is in the third spot on the highest PPG list with an average of 31.7 points per game.


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Thus, Antetokounmpo might be eyeing the highest average per game category as his current rivals appear to be Embiid and Doncic. However, Antetokounmpo leads Embiid and Doncic in the rebounds category with 9.3 rebounds per game.



Rohit Kumawat

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Rohit Kumawat is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing an MBA in Media and Business Management, Rohit holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. He has been working as a Sports and Entertainment writer for over a year.

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