Giannis, Nwora career high power Bucks to 6th straight win
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Giannis, Nwora career high power Bucks to 6th straight win

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his Nigerian brother Jordan Nwora helped Milwaukee Bucks beat New Orleans Pelicans for their 6th straight win.

The Nigerian-born Greek freak dropped 35 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double of the season and the Bucks beat New Orleans Pelicans 136-113 on Saturday night.

Jordan Nwora who started from the bench and played for just 19 minutes had 23 points on 9-of-11 from field goal including 5-of-7 from 3s and 4 rebounds.

The 5-of-7 from trey is Jordan Nwora new career high in three-points made record.

His 23 points was Bucks second highest point on the night.

Giannis who now have 27 career triple-doubles said he had to stay aggressive to be at his best and also be useful to his teammates.

“I’m just trying to stay aggressive,” Antetokounmpo said.

“I feel I’m at my best when I’m aggressive, not just for me but the team because I can create open shots.”

In four games since his return on Christmas, Antetokounmpo has averaged 33 points, 11.5 rebounds and 6.5 assists. Antetokounmpo had missed five games due to league protocols.

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Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias toward Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Football. Former media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won the West African University Games, and the Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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