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Antetokounmpo Wins 2nd Straight NBA MVP Award

NBA Announced Giannis Antetokounmpo Won Award Friday Afternoon

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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo tries to shoot past Miami Heat's Jae Crowder
Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo tries to shoot past Miami Heat’s Jae Crowder during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep.

The Milwaukee forward is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season.

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The NBA announced the award Friday afternoon.

The 25-year-old Antetokounmpo becomes just the third player in league history to win MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season, joining only Hall of Famers Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include the official NBA announcement.

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