5. Giannis Antetokounmpo
Last week's rank: N/A
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks are rolling in the Eastern Conference. 8-2 in their last 10 games and some massive blowout wins over the last week.
The play of Damien Lillard and Giannis has been a huge factor in why the Bucks have played so well. The two have finally found a formula for winning, with both of them playing so well off of each other.
Averaging 30 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists, Giannis has led the Bucks to a 14-6 record. Giannis has dominated in almost every facet of the game. As of right now, Giannis would be shooting a career-high from the field at 60 percent.
Despite being so efficient in the field, Giannis has shot horribly from behind the arc. This shouldn't be alarming for fans though, as Lillard and other Milwaukee players have taken the bulk of the shots from behind the three-point line.
Having strong floor spacing for a player like Giannis is critical, as he thrives in one-on-one spacing. He has always done an amazing job of taking his man off the dribble and using his strength and athleticism to get to the basket.
Defensively, Giannis has been on a tear with one and a half blocks and steals per game. The former DPOY has become one of the Bucks' defensive anchors alongside Brook Lopez.
A huge question mark surrounding the Bucks entering this season was their defensive depth. 20 games in, Giannis has squashed any doubters of his defensive capabilities. As we inch closer to Christmas, expect Giannis' name to rise on this list.