Derrick Jones Jr. also known as “Airplane Mode” for his unreal athleticism and fearlessness while driving in towards the rim. The latest victim of his godlike bounce was Giannis Antetokounmpo as he got shut downed with a slam from Bulls’ star. Giannis is one of the best defenders in the league who can also be referred to as rim protector as his blocks and defensive skillsets near the rim are always highlight-worthy. But so is Derrick Jones Jr. as every time he elevates up in the air it’s a highlight-worthy bucket.
Recently, the Chicago Bulls hosted the Milwaukee Bucks at United Center. After a closely contested and head-to-head match-up between the two. The Milwaukee Bucks outshined the Bulls as Giannis Antetokounmpo stepped up on both the ends. The final box score stands at 118-112 favoring the Bucks. Currently, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Chicago Bulls are tied for the record of 39 wins and 25 losses at .609. Where the Bucks are ranked as the 3rd seed (winning three games straight) and the Bulls are ranked as the 4th seed (losing four games straight).
Giannis Antetokounmpo in the game had 34 points, 5 assists and 16 rebounds. While Jones Jr. had 5 points, 1 assist and 4 rebounds and adding to it he also gifted the Freak a Friday night poster which had the two featured in it. The video clip of the dunk stands viral on the internet as fans react to it. Since it’s not every day we see Giannis on the other end of a poster.
Twitter reacts to Derrick Jones Jr. slamming down Giannis Antetokounmpo
With one minute and forty-four seconds remaining for the third quarter to end and the Bulls leading by 7 points. Giannis got a poster to remember from Jones as grabbing a bounce pass from Ayo Dosunmo he finished the Slam on Greek Freak’s head. But soon after the dunk Giannis was heated up as his fourth-quarter run got the job done and earned the dub for the Bucks.
Twitter has thousands of reactions for the viral clip where Giannis gets dunked on. Fans are posting their reactions on it appreciating both the players DJJ for his slam and Antetokounmpo for his efforts. Many fans around the globe also want the two teams to be in a playoff series as the match-up would be fun to watch. Find some of many such reactions posted on Twitter here below: