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Game 70: Alvin Gentry on Giannis Antetokounmpo: “To me, it would be hard to not vote for him to be MVP”

New Orleans Pelicans welcome the best team in the league, the Milwaukee Bucks.

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks at Phoenix Suns Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Pelicans are going to have their hands full with the Greek Freak tonight. Giannis Antetokounmpo has played so well this season, averaging 27.0 points, 12.6 rebounds and 6.0 assists, that he’s catapulted the Milwaukee Bucks to the best record in the league and Alvin Gentry is a big fan.

“The force that he plays with is second to none in the league,” said the Pelicans head coach to pregame media. “And like you said, everybody talks about the MVP voting. He’s the best player on the best team. Obviously, they already have 50 wins. To me, it would be hard to not vote for him to be MVP.”

So, can anyone on the Pelicans stop this beast on the court, especially with Jrue Holiday unavailable? For the answer to this and more on today’s matchup, please give Mike’s preview a read!

Where To Watch/Listen

What: New Orleans Pelicans (30-39) vs Milwaukee Bucks (50-17)

Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA

When: Wednesday, March 12th, 2019. 7:00 PM CST

How: FSNO, 99.5 FM WRNO