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NBA Eye Opener of the Year, Week 16: Giannis Antetokounmpo
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 15:  Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks drives against Dennis Schroder #17 and Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on January 15, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 15: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks drives against Dennis Schroder #17 and Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on January 15, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The unpredictability of sports is one of the main reasons that they are so intriguing to fans.  So, in the vein, The Hoops Manifesto will be tracking the biggest surprise NBA player this season – the player who (positively) deviated most from his norm and had a crazy good season.  This is the NBA Eye Opener of the Year.

 

Giannis Antetokounmpo

23.5 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 5.5 apg, 1.7 spg, 2.0 bpg

With Jabari Parker on the shelf again, the Freak will have to do even more heavy lifting.