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Giannis Antetokounmpo takes off for incredible dunk during Milwaukee Bucks Game 1 victory over Detroit Pistons

A Ricky Rubio behind-the-back dribble and a huge denial from Thaddeus Young also feature among Sunday night's top plays

Monday 15 April 2019 11:15, UK

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Giannis Antetokounmpo caps off a game-winning display against the Detroit Pistons with break away slam for the Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo took off from just beyond the free-throw line before throwing down a stunning slam dunk during the Milwaukee Bucks' victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.

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Antetokounmpo played a starring role as the top-seeded Bucks routed the Pistons, who were depleted by the absence of injured All-Star forward Blake Griffin.

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The 'Greek Freak' had 24 points, 17 rebounds and four assists in just 23 minutes of action as the Bucks led by 27 at halftime, before finishing off a 121-86 victory.

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While the Bucks were in complete control throughout, Antetokounmpo ensured there was still plenty of excitement for the fans at Fiserv Forum.

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Midway through the third quarter, the MVP contender stole the ball inside his own half and raced up the court before taking off from a seemingly impossible distance from the rim and defying gravity to stay airborne long enough to slam the ball home.

Game 2 will be played on Wednesday in Milwaukee.

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Check out the top five plays from day two of the NBA Playoffs

Click the video at the top of the page to watch Giannis take flight in Milwaukee, then click the clip directly above to watch more top plays from Sunday night's NBA playoff action, including a Ricky Rubio behind-the-back dribble and a huge denial from Thaddeus Young.

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