The Milwaukee Bucks cruised to a 141–117 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night, leading to many reserves getting significant playing time, while Milwaukee’s stars got into some wild antics on the bench.
It’s not uncommon to see the starters taking celebrations to the next level for bench players as they make plays in blowouts, but Saturday night’s celebration featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo took things to the next level.
With Milwaukee leading 136–107 with 2:47 to play, Pelicans wing Naji Marshall went to the free throw line to shoot a pair of free throws. After missing the first, Bucks fans got very loud. After all, if an opposing player misses both free throws, fans win free chicken wings from Wingstop.
Sure enough, Marshall missed the second free throw, which sent fans into a frenzy and Antetokounmpo searching for his cell phone. Once he found it, he scanned the QR code to make sure he claimed his free wings along with the fans.
Giannis scanning the QR code to get his free wings after the Pelicans miss two free throws pic.twitter.com/J2ZTQxCmLB
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) January 28, 2024
Leave it to Antetokounmpo to steal the show for having some fun off the court in a blowout win.