It had been 50 years because the Milwaukee Bucks received the NBA championship.
However, on July 20, 2021, the group did it — with Giannis Antetokounmpo, a.okay.a. “The Greek Freak,” scoring 50 factors in what has been described as one of many best NBA Finals ever.
So, how did he have a good time the following day?
By putting a 50-piece order of Chick-Fil-A’s hen nuggets …
.. with the Larry O’Brien and his NBA Finals MVP trophies within the automotive with him.
The picture displayed above is a screenshot from a dwell video on Antetokounmpo’s official Instagram page wherein he made the order round 11:15 a.m. after successful the best-of-seven sport collection, 4-2, the evening earlier than. He mentioned:
“Can I have, please, 50-piece — not 51, not 49 — minis, yes? 50. And let me have a large, no ice, half-Sprite, half-Lemonade.”
Contemplating that recorded proof, we fee the declare “True.”
Earlier, the footage confirmed him sitting within the car with one of many trophies in his lap and the opposite between his legs on the car’s ground as he excitedly sang and danced. He mentioned he hadn’t slept in any respect since successful the championship the evening earlier than.
The stream then recorded the two-time, regular-season MVP supposedly attempting to influence the fast-food restaurant into giving him “free Chick-Fil-A for life” however having no luck. After that, he drove round Milwaukee with excited followers chanting and swarming his car.
Whereas scoring the 50 factors in Sport 6 towards the Phoenix Suns — pushing the Milwaukee group on prime, 105-98 — Antetokounmpo had 14 rebounds and 5 blocked pictures, and the group received largely due to him. The Associated Press reported:
It was the third sport this collection with at the least 40 factors and 10 rebounds for Antetokounmpo, a dominant debut finals efficiency that takes its place amongst a number of the sport’s best. Antetokounmpo completed with 35.2 factors, 13.2 rebounds and 5.0 assists per sport whereas capturing 61.8%, the primary participant in finals historical past to succeed in these numbers.
He shot 16 for 25 from the sector and made an unbelievable 17-of-19 free throws — a spectacular exhibiting for any shooter, not to mention one who was hitting simply 55.6% within the postseason and was ridiculed for it at instances.