Tuesday March 29th, 2016

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Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd said Giannis Antetokounmpo will remain the team’s point guard for the foreseeable future, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s CF Gardner. 

“We’re going to go forward with him (Giannis) handling the ball,” Kidd said. “You can call him point guard, point forward, point center.”

The Bucks started using Antetokounmpo at point guard after the All-Star break when Michael Carter-Williams sustained an injury. In 20 games since the move, Antetokounmpo has averaged 18.5 points, 7.3 assists and 8.8 rebounds. He’s averaged a triple-double every five games while handling the ball.​

“With him having the ball and the pressure he puts on the defense and his ability to find guys, it’s been a plus for us,” Kidd added.

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Prior to the All-Star break, Antetokounmpo posted 15.9 points, 2.8 assists and 7.1 rebounds per game through 52 contests.​

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