Antetokounmpo took the court for Milwaukee for his sixth NBA season in 2018-19. The forward averaged new career highs in points (27.7), rebounds (12.5), assists (5.9) and threes (0.7) while combining for 2.8 blocks-plus-steals per game. Antetokounmpo achieved these numbers while playing a four-year low in minutes (32.8). He shot the best field-goal percentage (57.8) of his career by a wide margin. He was selected to his third consecutive All-Star team and earned his first All-NBA First Team selection, as well as his first NBA All-Defensive First Team selection. Antetokounmpo led the Bucks to a league-best 60-22 record and a No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Milwaukee lost in the Conference Finals to the eventual champions, the Toronto Raptors, in six games. Antetokounmpo finished the season with 54 double-doubles and five triple-doubles, recording at least 40 points six times, recording at least 15 rebounds 22 times and blocking at least three shots 15 times. His best game of the season came on Mar. 17 in a loss to the 76ers. In that contest, Antetokounmpo recorded 52 points, 17 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and a block in just over 36 minutes. Following the season, he was selected as the NBA's Most Valuable Player.2017
Antetokounmpo appeared in 75 games for the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2017-2018 campaign. He set new career-highs with 26.9 points and 10.0 rebounds per contest. Unsurprisingly, he registered 42 double-doubles. He recorded a triple-double on Feb. 15 against Denver with 36 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds. He finished fifth in total points (2,014) and 10th in total rebounds (753) in the NBA. He also swatted 1.4 shots per contest, which placed him ninth in the league. Antetokounmpo shot a blistering 57.0 percent from the field during Milwaukee's first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics. In a seven-game thriller that ultimately ended in defeat, Antetokounmpo played 40.0 minutes per game, averaging 25.7 points, 9.6 rebounds and 6.3 assists. Antetokounmpo was named to his second All-Star team, and he was named Second-Team All-NBA. He also finished sixth in the MVP voting.2016
Antetokounmpo took massive steps forward during the 2016-17 campaign -- his fourth season in the league. He was voted to his first All-Star team and was later named the league's Most Improved Player. He posted career highs nearly across the board, averaging 22.9 points, 8.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.9 blocks and 1.6 steals in 35.6 minutes. Those numbers made him the first player in NBA history to finish top-20 in every major statistical category. Antetokounmpo's best performance of the season was Dec. 23 during a 123-96 victory over the Wizards at home. In 33 minutes, he posted 39 points (12-19 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 15-17 FT), eight rebounds, six assists, two steals and one block. That performance marked one of his 19 games with 30-plus points, and he also achieved three triple-doubles on the year. Under head coach Jason Kidd, the Bucks finished 42-40 and made the playoffs, losing in the first round to the Raptors in six games. Antetokounmpo's postseason averages were 24.9 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.7 blocks. His best postseason performance was during a Game 5 loss on the road, where he recorded 30 points (12-18 FG, 6-9 FT), eight rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks in 41 minutes.2015
Antetokounmpo's workload increased for a third straight season, and he set career highs nearly across the board. He appeared in 80 games (79 starts), averaging 16.9 points, 7.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.2 steals in 35.3 minutes. Antetokounmpo ranked 16th in the NBA in total two-point field goals (485), 14th in defensive rebounds (499) and 16th in blocks (113). Arguably his best game of the season occurred Mar. 13 during a nine-point win over the Nets. In 41 minutes, Antetokounmpo recorded 28 points (12-16 FG, 4-11 FT), 14 assists, 11 rebounds, four steals and two blocks. That marked one of his 24 outings with at least 20 points, as well as one of his five triple-doubles. Antetokounmpo also posted six double-doubles that included at least five assists, two steals and two blocks. In 16 games where he played 40-plus minutes, he averaged 21.9 points, 9.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and tallied 34 blocks and 29 steals. One of Antetokounmpo's best stretches of the season was five games from Apr. 1 through Apr. 10, and he averaged 23.0 points, 9.2 rebounds, 8.4 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.6 steals across 37.7 minutes. During that streak, he also shot 51.3 percent from the field, hit 1.6 threes per game at 53.3 percent and shot 78.1 percent from the free-throw line. Under head coach Jason Kidd, the Bucks finished 33-49 and did not make the postseason.2014
Antetokounmpo saw a career-high 31.4 minutes per game during his second season in the league, setting career marks nearly across the board as a result. In his 81 appearances (71 starts), he averaged 12.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.0 block. He found his way onto the NBA's leaderboards as well, ranking 20th in defensive rebounds (442) and 16th in defensive win shares (4.0). Antetokounmpo's best game of the season occurred Mar. 9 during a 114-103 loss to the Pelicans at home. He played 37 minutes and recorded 29 points (11-16 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 7-7 FT), five rebounds, four assists, three steals and three blocks. That marked one of his seven efforts with at least 20 points. Antetokounmpo also recorded 11 games with 10-plus rebounds, and 10 of those performances resulted in double-doubles. In addition, he had 14 games with at least five assists, nine games with at least three steals, and eight games with at least three blocks. Under head coach Jason Kidd, the Bucks went 41-41 and reached the playoffs, losing in the first round to the Bulls in six games. Antetokounmpo saw the second-most minutes on the team (33.5), averaging 11.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.5 blocks. His best postseason performance was during a Game 3 double-overtime loss at home, where he recorded 25 points (10-22 FG, 5-8 FT), 12 rebounds, two assists and two blocks in 51 minutes.2013
After playing professionally in Greece, Antetokounmpo was selected by the Bucks with the 15th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. The 19-year-old rookie proceeded to appear in 77 games, including 23 starts. He averaged 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 24.6 minutes, making it into the All-Rookie Second Team. Antetokounmpo's best performance of the season was during an 11-point loss at home to Denver on Feb. 20. He played 32 minutes off the bench, posting 11 points (3-7 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 4-5 FT), four rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two steals. The performance marked one of Antetokounmpo's 23 games with double-digit points. He also recorded at double-digit rebounds three times, two of those instances resulting in a double-double. In addition, Antetokoumpo racked up five games with at least five assists, five games with at least three steals and four games with at least three blocks. In his 23 games as a starter, he averaged 8.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and a combined 1.7 steals-plus-blocks in 29.2 minutes. Under head coach Larry Drew, the Bucks finished 15-67 and did not make the postseason.
June 27, 2013Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round (15th pick) of the 2013 NBA Draft.
July 30, 2013Signed a rookie-scale contract with the Milwaukee Bucks
September 20, 2016Signed a four-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks