Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks The Detroit Pistons lost 110-108 on Monday night in Wisconsin.
Antetokounmpo led the way with 31 points, seven rebounds and two assists.
After the win, the two-time MVP posted on Instagram.
Antetokounmpo’s caption: “The first six steps of the journey are great, but there is a long road ahead. Keep going.”
The post has nearly 220,000 likes in 24 hours.
Right now, the Bucks are the best team in the NBA to start the season.
They are 6-0 with wins over the Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks and Pistons.
Even more impressively, Khris Middleton-All and senior prospect Pat Connaughton have yet to play in a game this season.
Antetokounmpo is averaging 33.8 points, 12.8 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.7 blocks per contest.
Over the past five years, he has established himself as one of the greatest players to ever play in the NBA.
In 2021, he led the Bucks to the NBA Championship; this year, they are expected to be in the tournament again (they lost in game seven of last season’s second round).
After their win on Monday night, they will host the Pistons again on Wednesday night in Wisconsin, then head on the road to face the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center on Friday night.