Giannis Antetokounmpo gets called for bizarre free throw violation at worst possible time (Video)

Giannis Antetokounmpo gets called for bizarre free throw violation at worst possible time (Video)

For those unknown with how the 10-second complimentary toss offense works, if a gamer at the charity stripe takes more than 10 seconds to shoot, the ball will be committed the opposition. Because of this unforced error by Antetokounmpo, it added to the Heat requiring overtime in Game 1. Milwaukee would go on to win on an incredible near-buzzer-beater from Khris Middleton, 109-107.
As anticipated, Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer went apoplectic after the questionable call.

Because of this unforced error by Antetokounmpo, it contributed to the Heat requiring overtime in Game 1. In general, Milwaukee is fortunate to get a Game 1 series success by the skin of its teeth. Milwaukee is still favored to advance out of this first-round series, there is no method the Bucks are sweeping the Heat.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images).
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Yes, Giannis Antetokounmpo received a 10-second complimentary throw infraction in crunch time.
Nearing one minute left in regulation of Game 1 vs. the Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo received a 10-second complimentary toss offense from the authorities.

Giannis Antetokounmpo was required a 10-second totally free toss violation.
For this to have actually been called throughout Game 1 of an Eastern Conference playoff game and one including the two-time ruling NBA MVP is simply patently absurd. Milwaukee is fortunate that Middleton hit that clutch container in overtime.
Overall, Milwaukee is lucky to get a Game 1 series success by the skin of its teeth. Miami may be the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference playoff picture, however this is a group that made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals a year ago in the Orlando bubble. Milwaukee is still favored to advance out of this first-round series, there is no method the Bucks are sweeping the Heat.
Antetokounmpo ought to offer Middleton a big hug for bailing him out after his boneheaded relocation.