ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Giannis Antetokounmpo sprinted around a cone set up along the baseline, powered up and threw down a monstrous one-handed dunk. Then it was off to the opposite baseline to repeat the same thing.
After making a few free throws the instructions for the Milwaukee Bucks rookie were simple. Do it again, but two-handed dunks this time.
Those dunks came with a few screams of emotion, but Antetokounmpo had a giant smile on his face walking off the court. The 18-year-old knew he just put on a display of his vast potential.
"He has a lot of potential man, a lot of ability," Bucks center Larry Sanders said. "He has a lot of things you can't teach, as far as length, size and quickness. His ability to learn and his ability to be a sponge and absorb everything he can is really what's going to take him over the edge because he has all the attributes to be a great player.
"If he comes in and simplifies the game a little bit and trusts that we are going to lead him in the rig...