The Hornets were able to end one Milwaukee streak, however. We are playing against  LeBron [James],  Markieff [Morris] and [ Anthony Davis], like in the half court. Fabritz and Ojeleye worked out together five afternoons a week, in between Ojeleye's morning and evening on-court basketball training sessions. Be the first to receive exciting news, features, and special offers from! A new 40-yard dash record was almost set as Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III ran it in 4.27. I felt like my arm was right there.". Giannis Antetokounmpo had the first 40-20-5 game of his career, and the Bucks' superstar pulled off the feat in just 35 minutes, a record low. Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo is getting a precautionary MRI on his left knee, league sources tell ESPN. On Saturday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Antetokounmpo will undergo a precautionary MRI. Eleven times this season, Ojeleye has played more than 20 minutes, and he has logged more than 15 minutes six times. Semi has good lateral speed and quickness, and he's one of the fastest athletes on the track. He'll outrun anyone in a 40-yard dash. Needless to say, this punter gained some fans with his impressive showing. Giannis Antetokounmpo gets the steal, goes 70 feet on two dribbles, and throws it down against Turkey.℠ and BodySpace® are trademarks of They’re freakin’ 7-foot, [so] it’s kinda hard to, like, get an open shot or play. After the injury, Antetokounmpo wore a compression sleeve on the knee, and when the game was over, he was seen limping in the locker room. I try to keep my body right. Join the uSports community by following us on social media. The content on our website is for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or to replace a relationship with a qualified healthcare professional. ", Interested in finding a workout plan to help improve your athleticism for basketball and other sports? 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With Antetokounmpo, the Bucks are clearly the favorite to with the Eastern Conference. Michael Turk put up 25 reps, with only three other offensive players putting up better numbers. If Antetokounmpo is out for a brief period, Milwaukee should be able to withstand his absence. Ojeleye’s minutes typically rise against teams like the Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, and Orlando Magic, which have big men who handle the ball and crash the rim., Skip Bayless says a Finals loss harms LeBron's legacy. "It's a shot I feel comfortable taking,'' Antetokounmpo said. The Antetokounmpo brothers were born in Greece to Nigerian immigrant parents. EA Sports mentioned the Greek heritage in its release: "To pay homage to where the Antetokounmpo Brothers fell in love with basketball, custom gear displaying nods to their childhoods in Greece will be available in The Yard as well. The Greek Freak, however, shook off the injury and remained in the game. "The Yard" is a 6-on-6, backyard-style game in the mold of the old "NFL Street" video games. His improved mobility and conditioning allow him to be more offensively aggressive, as well. On a loose rebound, Antetokounmpo had to reach down, and as Middleton streaked the other way down the floor, Antetokounmpo threw the ball between his legs, like a football center snapping the ball. He hits free agency in 2021, but he can renegotiate his contract during the 2019 offseason to cash in on his All-NBA and possible MVP status. Clearly, Ojeleye's 6-foot-7, 240-pound physique has made quite an impression in the NBA, from the moment he broke in with a 2017 scouting report on DraftExpress that referred to his "thick, jacked frame.". It would be anyone’s game. Even if he was out the remainder of the regular season and back for the playoffs, Kris Middleton, Eric Bledsoe, Brook Lopez, and a deep bench would be enough to hold down the fort and keep a hold on that No. Antetokounmpo also suffered a split lip in the game that needed three stitches. In 2017, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross ran the record in 4.22. @ASUFootball punter Michael Turk puts up 25 reps on the bench press! Thanasis averaged 2.8 points per game this season. He'll outrun anyone in a 40-yard dash. The Milwaukee Bucks own the best record in the NBA at 53-10 and they have given themselves a pretty good cushion in the Eastern Conference. He's 7 foot almost and his release is so high it's tough to block him. You do have to protect him from himself. So, if I'm called upon, it's not a surprise.". Giannis was a repeat MVP selection during the 2019-20 NBA season, while also claiming his first Defensive Player of the Year honors. The Toronto Raptors are second in the East but are 8.5 games behind the Bucks. And he recovers better and more quickly than any athlete I've ever seen. I didn't feel like I could move on the court.". "He's tough to stop when he's making shots like that,'' Bridges said. "It's funny, kids always ask me, 'How much do you bench? He gave me a base so I can be more explosive and also stabilize my movements.". The 6-foot-11 forward hit a turnaround baseline jumper over Miles Bridges with 2:39 left, a shot that left the defender shaking his head. "Last year I made my mark playing defense," Ojeleye says, "but I think I have a lot to offer on the other end, too. It appeared Antetokounmpo, however, spent more time worrying about his team’s loss than he did thinking about his injury. “I feel offensively we were playing slow,” Antetokounmpo said. © 2020 Squad up with the fam in #MaddenNFL21 #EAathlete His 3-point shooting percentage has improved dramatically, from 31.5 percent last season to around 37 percent this season. The MVP landed hard on the floor and tweaked the knee in second half of the loss to the Lakers Friday night, but stayed in the game. Alternatively, Ojeleye will work on cuts, drop-steps, decelerations—moving one way aggressively, then stopping on a dime—and other on-court footwork as Fabritz resists him with a power band around his waist. INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 27: Wide receiver Henry Ruggs III of Alabama runs the 40-yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 27, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. "I try to be in shape. '', "He puts the work in every single day, multiple times a day, and it's great to see him go into a game and execute those shots,'' Lopez said. Lindsay Berra is a freelance sports journalist based in Montclair, New Jersey. Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo is getting a precautionary MRI on his left knee, league sources tell ESPN. The closest Giannis has ever come to playing football professionally was a 2018 pass he made to Khris Middleton for a dunk. Kostas hasn't played in the playoffs after averaging 1.4 points per game in five regular season games. Semi Ojeleye of the Boston Celtics has a powerful physique and all the right moves to defend against pro basketball's superstars. He ran a 4.74 and had a 35.5 vertical, giving himself an overall great showing. How much do you squat? Top-ranked Clemson swatted Georgia Tech on Saturday in a (…), TCI Game Day: No. Ruggs is expected to go within the first 25 picks. What are your numbers?' FAQ: When and how will the 2020-21 NBA season begin? "It looks so good, so natural.''. And defensively, we gave them a lot of free throws.”. Giannis Antetokounmpo is already one of the "NBA 2K" series' most unstoppable players. Sunday's win was the Bucks' sixth straight. #NFLCombine Though he doesn't always register double-digit minutes, the defensive specialist steps up when it counts. 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