Milwaukee Bucks talisman Giannis Antetokounmpo cracked up the media personnel yet again during his recent post-game press conference. The two-time NBA MVP was asked by reporters about his views on officiating during this round two series with Boston. Giannis responded with a hilarious response, saying (via Bleacher Report):
“How much does it cost if I say something, a comment about the refs? Is it $20,000? It’s a lot of money, I should not do it. I’ll save my money. I’ve got to pay for diapers.”
Giannis Antetokounmpo continued:
“I just got to play through it, we all gotta play through it. Sometimes they’re gonna call it, sometimes they’re not gonna call it but at the end of the day it’s what Jrue said, it’s playoff basketball.”
The referees have allowed the Bucks-Celtics series to be a physical, typical playoff-style basketball contest. Both teams have been aggressive in their approach, especially on defense. That has gotten the fans excited as the flow of the game has been fast-paced due to that.
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