Bucks’ Bobby Portis hails Giannis Antetokounmpo’s drama-free leadership as their unifying force

The Milwaukee Bucks’ star power forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo, has been running the show for his team for several seasons since his arrival in 2013 and is currently leading the race for the MVP award this season.

The Bucks are having their best period of time for more than a couple of seasons, which has a clear influence on the power forward. In the 2020–2021 season, the Bucks won the title, and the Man of the Hour was named the MVP for the first time in his NBA career.

As his form became more consistent this season, Giannis’ teammate Bobby Portis Jr. shed some light on the reason for their success as a team and an individual.

What does Bobby Portis say about Giannis Antetokounmpo?

The 28-year-old’s leadership trait is highly praised by his partner on the court, Bobby Portis. On the podcast of JJ Redick’s ‘The Old Man and the Three,’ the host expressed his opinion on Giannis, and Bobby reflected on his statement.

“One of my observations from the outside, and I’ve talked privately with Drew about this a little bit but not really in-depth, is that I would describe it as like a lack of drama or distraction with your team,” Redick said.

“When you have a star like Giannis, that, to me, is very rare. “Obviously, camaraderie, man, you need that in the long run,” Portis said. “There’s not much media attention built on surrounding the books like we’re on a 14-game win streak and seeing nobody’s talking about it for real like quite.”

“Frankly, they say it here and there, but I think they’re more worried about the drama field things that go on in other cities; we don’t have a trauma field environment li we do; it’s a great working environment,” he concluded.

It’s quite true that the Greek freak has successfully maintained his focus on the ball, and stating that, we can also agree on his social attributes and humility, which also helped in running the most entertaining sports industry in the Americas.

There are a handful of athletes who have led dramatic lives and changed their lifestyles to show off their ability and power. Consequently, which affects their performance on the court but not Antetokounpo’s.

He is wreaking havoc on the opponent this season, scoring with an average of 31.2 points with 11.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game for 52 appearances this season. His performance on the court led his teammate to get their job done easier than expected.

What’s your take on Giannis Antetokounmpo’s drama-free lifestyle? Leave your thoughts in the comments with us.

Shahbaj Arefin

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Shahbaj Arefin is a professional Sports Content Writer at SportsZion. He mostly covers NBA, alongside NFL and MLB. His favorite basketball player is Michael Jordan. Arefin is also a football enthusiast. He is a die-hard supporter of Argentina and Chelsea FC, frequently posting on Facebook during the their matches.


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