Giannis Antetokounmpo Jumps Over Tim Hardaway Jr for Monster Oop

by February 07, 2018

Giannis Antetokounmpo skied over Tim Hardaway Jr for a ridiculous one-handed alley-oop Tuesday night at MSG.

The Bucks superstar poked fun at teammate Khris Middleton for throwing a bad pass, and says he didn’t see Hardaway Jr under his Nikes.

Antetokounmpo finished with 23 points and 11 rebounds, leading Milwaukee past the New York Knicks 103-89.

Per the Journal Sentinel:

“Khris was going, I knew he was going to throw me the lob,” Antetokounmpo said. “It was a bad pass by Khris, but I was able to get up and go get the ball. I did not see Tim Hardaway under me. I just went up there and just went hard and tried to get the ball and dunk the ball.”

>The play immediately went viral, with the video spreading across social media. After the game, Antetokounmpo said he had not checked his phone yet but knew there would be a powerful response to the dunk.

“I know a lot of people are going to reach about me and ask me about the dunk, what happened, how I feel about it, which one’s better, mine or Vince (Carter’s over Frederic Weis during the 2000 Olympics),” Antetokounmpo said. “But it was just a good play.”