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“Never Seen Him Do That Before”: Turning Into a 7ft Michael Jordan, Giannis Antetokounmpo Leaves NBA Fans in Utter Disbelief

Published 01/04/2023, 6:30 AM EST

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The NBA world went haywire during the Tuesday night game when Giannis Antetokounmpo turned into Michael Jordan. Basketball fans are having a treat as it’s been a record galore in the last few days. The Monday games witnessed five players with 40+ points tied with the most number of 40+ points in a day. One of the scores included a 71-pointer, the highest in 17 years. Meanwhile. the Milwaukee Bucks forward scored staggering 55 points and left the fans in awe with a special move.

In the last few days, NBA witnessed two prominent records. Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks produced a record-breaking triple-double and scored three 50+ scores in five games. Denver Nuggets star Donovan Mitchell made a record by scoring 70 points with the most number of assists. And recently, the Greek Freak also joined the party with his 55 points.

Greek Freak turns into 7-ft prime Michael Jordan


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During the Tuesday night game against the Washington Wizards, Giannis Antetokounmpo pulled off a blinder in the fourth quarter. The Bucks were 10 points ahead of the Wizards in the later half of the quarter. That’s when Antetokounmpo surprised the fans with the special move. Greek Freak ran past three Wizards’ defenses and pulled off a reverse layup, leaving the Bucks’ bench and fans in disbelief. Reacting to the video surfaced on YouTube, fans went haywire in the comments section.

One user reacting to the video said, “Damn I have never seen him do that before. That’s tough.” Moreover, the fans compared the 7 feet of wonder to Michael Jordan. Especially, almost every NBA fan is aware of MJ’s mastery with the reverse layup.


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Following are some reactions from the NBA world.

Mj was written all over that one! Mj Greek Freak! Lol “

Bruh this shit make no sense anymore now we got 7 footers flying around like MJ gawd damn”

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Everyone is a Super Saiyan this season.”

I love this. Giannis making me go crazy tonight he’s to good.”

His ability to improve his game through the years is astounding.”

Mitchell 71 points, The Kyrie, Tatum, and Gordon dunks. Man what a season…”


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Built different.”

The Bucks take home a comfortable victory

The Bucks are currently at the 3rd position in the Eastern Conference points table with a (24-13) record. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 55 points and 10 rebounds supported by Brook Lopez with 21 points for a comfortable victory over the Wizards. The Wizards are currently in the 10th position of the Eastern Conference with a (17-22) and are in need of a winning streak to propel their team at the points table.


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Shahul Hameed

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Shahul Hameed is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has previously worked as a contributor at an online news site. Shahul has always shared a keen interest in journalism, starting off as a reporter for his college news journal.

Edited By: Abhishek Kumar