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14:11  16 may  2019
14:11  16 may  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is a ' Magic Johnson - ish kind of ' player , says David Robinson . Written By Thomas Lott. He is leaving fans and legends alike in awe, including former Spurs star David Robinson . "His growth has been phenomenal," Robinson told Omnisport, courtesy of Johnsonville.

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Antetokounmpo is a 'Magic Johnson-ish kind of' player, says Robinson © Getty Images Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is similar to Magic Johnson, according to former San Antonio Spurs center David Robinson.

Antetokounmpo has a case to be the best player left in the NBA playoffs and has already left the Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons in his wake, helping the Bucks win their first two playoff series in a total of nine games while averaging 27.4 points.

He is leaving fans and legends alike in awe, including former Spurs star Robinson.

Antetokounmpo is a 'Magic Johnson-ish kind of' player, says Robinson © Reuters (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

"His growth has been phenomenal," Robinson told Omnisport, courtesy of Johnsonville. "I see a lot of the things that I had to learn that he's doing.

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Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is similar to Magic Johnson , according to former San Antonio Spurs center David Robinson . Antetokounmpo has a case to be the best player left in the NBA playoffs and has already left the Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons in his wake, helping the

Curry picked apart the Trail Blazers in the victory, scoring 36 points on nine-of-15 shooting from behind the arc. Portland coach Terry Stotts was asked if the team were planning to make adjustments when he met with reporters on Antetokounmpo is a ´ Magic Johnson - ish kind of ´ player , says Robinson .

"Physically he's getting stronger, he's just grown into this beast now, and it's so much fun to watch him play, to see such a big guy handle a ball like that, really be able to make the passes and lead the offense, he's kind of a Magic Johnson-ish kind of guy but with even more of a post presence.

"You see a point guard dunking on people the way he dunks on people, it's just comical almost."

While many of the headlines in recent days have surrounded another Eastern Conference star in Kawhi Leonard, who carried the Toronto Raptors to a conference semi-final win over the Philadelphia 76ers with 243 points and a game-winning shot in Game 7, Antetokounmpo quietly dominated the Celtics and earned the Bucks their first conference finals berth since 1999-00.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is a 'Magic Johnson-ish kind of' player, says David Robinson The Bucks and Raptors will face off in the Eastern Conference finals starting Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. ET.

He can play where he likes. "This is a surprise, it's a disappointment. If I was his advisor I would have told him to stay here. Dovizioso ´confident´ despite poor record at Le Mans. 01:29. Antetokounmpo is a ´ Magic Johnson - ish kind of ´ player , says Robinson .

Rossi said : "The Jerez test was quite positive. I think we can also try something during the weekend in France. Le Mans is a track that I like a lot, and our Yamaha is usually competitive there. Antetokounmpo is a ´ Magic Johnson - ish kind of ´ player , says Robinson .

Antetokounmpo is called a freak for a reason, but the matchup with Leonard will be an intriguing one, as they could very well face off on both ends of the floor in the Eastern Conference finals.

Antetokounmpo is a 'Magic Johnson-ish kind of' player, says Robinson © Getty (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images).

"Kawhi is outstanding," Robinson said.

"It would be interesting to see because, you know, obviously you don't want to get Kawhi in foul trouble either, so there's a risk there, but you know, Kawhi is experienced and tough and I mean, I can't wait to see what they're going to try and do."

The Raptors and Bucks will face off in Game 1 on Wednesday.

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