Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the MVP of the NBA on Friday becoming only the third player in the history of the NBA to be named the MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the same year. And Giannis becomes the back to back MVP of the league.
Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo has won his second consecutive MVP award, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 18, 2020
& the winner of the NBA winner MVP award is….
Giannis Antetokounmpo ?
Who has won his second consecutive MVP award ? ?
— Hoops ON Tap (@SONTHoops) September 18, 2020
In hindsight I hate that they vote for the MVP award before the playoffs end. The most important part of the season gets thrown to the trash. But Giannis was incredible and deserves the MVP of the regular season.