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The wing-pivot star of the Milwaukee Bucks, the Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo , was suspended on Wednesday with a party for having given him the last night a headbutt to the wing-pivot of German Moe Wagner, of the Washington Wizards.
it Is unknown if Antetokounmpo would have played in Thursday’s game against the Grizzlies tonight, as the Bucks have already secured the number one spot in the playoffs, but his absence paves the way to the set of Memphis, one of the rivals of the Suns for the last place of the playoffs.
Antetokounmpo will be eligible for the first game of the initial round of playoffs, which will play from the beginning of next week before the Magic , eighth ranked in the Eastern Conference.
The incident occurred on Tuesday when Wagner loaded against Antetokounmpo in the second quarter . Antetokounmpo seemed to be talking angrily, he followed Wagner to the other end of the track and the head-butt occurred a few seconds after approaching the German player.
Antetokounmpo said after the match that the headbutt was a “action terrible” and that if he ” I may go back, go back in time and go back to that play, I would not do “.
Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the League admitted that he was frustrated by a buildup of contacts during the game, on a night in which he had already awarded 12 free throws in his first 10 minutes of the match.
Antetokounmpo was expelled from the party for the blatant lack 2. Ends the regular season with averages of 29.5 points, with 13.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists , numbers that are likely to be good enough to earn a second MVP award of the NBA in a row.
For the moment, is already a finalist for the award along with the bodyguard James Harden , of the Houston Rockets, and the winger LeBron James , The los Angeles Lakers.
The expulsion of the Tuesday was the fourth of Antetokounmpo in general , and the first since the 1 of April of 2018 when the Bucks faced the Nuggets in Denver.
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