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Giannis Antetokounmpo beat the Knicks with a buzzer-beating fadeaway

Wed Jan 04 19:04:13 EST 2017 | SB Nation
Lance Thomas played fine defense on that play. Antetokounmpo soared over him to splash home a jumper for a 105-104 win anyway. Even Carmelo Anthony knew there was nothing the Knicks could have done about it. The first time Kidd benched him, Antetokounmpo was irate. “I was like, ‘Let’s see what this guy did in his career, anyway,’ ” Antetokounmpo recounts, and called up Kidd’s bio on his phone. “I saw Rookie of the Year, NBA championship, USA Olympic gold medal, second in assists, fifth in made t..

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