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2-1, 1st in Central

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

After his hot start, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is now the favorite to win the NBA MVP at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas. Antetokounmpo is the favorite at 9-4, followed by LeBron James (4-1), Kawhi Leonard (6-1) and Kevin Durant (13-2). Through three games, Antetokounmpo is averaging 38.3 points, 9.7 rebounds and 5.0 assists.

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Bucks top Blazers on Greek Freak's game winner (1:02)
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'Greek Freak' is making a point -- lots of them

Giannis Antetokounmpo has wasted no time reminding NBA fans during this young season how prolific a scorer he can be. His chance to tie Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for second place on the franchise's list of consecutive 30-point games to begin a season will come Monday at home vs. Charlotte.

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Antetokounmpo scores career-high 44, Bucks edge Blazers

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 17 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, and he gave Milwaukee the lead for good on a breakaway dunk with 11 seconds left in the Bucks' 113-110 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.

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Giannis gets stuffed at the rim (0:15)
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NBA upgrades call on Rose injury to flagrant 1

After reviewing the call against the Bucks' Greg Monroe that led to an injury to the Cavs' Derrick Rose, the NBA upgraded the foul to a flagrant 1.

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Greek Freak shines, with the King getting the win (0:56)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Giannis Antetokounmpo to ESPN when asked how he's improved the most in his five years in the league: "I think my mentality. The way I approach the game. The way I approach just a simple practice. That's my mentality. I take this more serious. I'm not taking this for granted no more. I think my rookie I was just having fun. I was 18 and I was living the American dream. Now, I think it's like, it's time to like work hard and achieve goals and do whatever it takes for your team to win. So I think my mentality has changed since my rookie year."

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Cavs top the Bucks with an impressive night from LeBron (2:43)
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LeBron gets the better of Giannis (1:39)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs bench ranked 29th in the league in bench scoring last season at 29.1 points per game. Tonight Cleveland's reserves are outscoring Milwaukee's second unit 40-17 late in the fourth quarter.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to show he is one of the most exciting and dynamic players in the league. He appears to be even more confident in his all around game this season. He is going to give teams a headache every night throughout the year.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.015th
Rebounds Per Game36.330th
Assists Per Game21.3Tied-16th
Points Allowed108.719th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1821.667
2016-174240.512
2015-163349.402
2014-154141.500
2013-141567.183

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