Nasty Block or Goaltend by Giannis Antetokounmpo? The Blind Guy Wants To Know.
Have you heard any Giannis Antetokounmpo stories lately? I’m obviously kidding because unless you are blind you have probably seen the latest cover of SI or read a hundred articles about the future All-Star over the past few days.
During the Bucks loss to the Knicks on Friday, Giannis had another impressive line with 25 points, 6 rebounds, 5 blocks, 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 threes. The most memorable of those 5 blocks came in the 2nd quarter when he possibly got away with a goaltend and had fans in the front row making some mean mugging faces and even had a blind guy (?!) celebrating. I’m assuming that guy doesn’t have an opinion on whether the block was a goaltend or not.
And don’t take this post too seriously and think I’m being an a$$ to people with disabilities. I have a good friend who is blind…but I haven’t talked to him in almost 20 years so I guess I’m not that good of a friend.
Anyways, back to Giannis, he also got a little taste of being blocked and ending up on the wrong side of the highlights: Joakim Noah dunked on him in the 4th quarter and fellow unicorn Kristaps Porzingis swatted Giannis twice.