Giannis Antetokounmpo is hoping to work with Kobe Bryant this summer to further improve his game

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For the second straight year, the Milwaukee Bucks failed to make it past the first round of the playoffs as they were eliminated by the Boston Celtics.

Their campaign may have ended in disappointment but it was another terrific individual year for superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The Greek Freak elevated his game to another level and has now established himself as one of the best players in the NBA.

As scary as it might be, the 23-year-old still has ways he can improve and get better.

The most obvious way would be to develop a consistent jump shot, which appears to be the only weapon missing in his offensive arsenal.

After he averaged 26.9 points, there are some who believe he doesn't need to add a jumper as he's such a dominant force inside.

But Giannis is keen to take that next step and become a more well-rounded offensive player.

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One way he's hoping to do that in the offseason is to enlist the help of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.

“I’d love to work with Kobe," he said in his exit interview. "Work on my footwork, my mentality. What he thinks I can do better.

"Watch some clips with him. If I have the opportunity to do that that would be great. That would help me get to the next level”

Learning from one of the game's greatest ever players will certainly help to enhance Antetokounmpo's game and help him understand what it takes to become a true great.

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He's already an unstoppable player on both ends of the floor but it's clear that teams often try to make him a jump shooter as they know it's the one area where he's not comfortable.

It's definitely something he'll hope Bryant can help him with if he has the chance to spend time with the future Hall of Famer.

This year, he shot just 30 percent from three-point range and if he wants to elevate himself, that's the area he needs to work on in order to do so.

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Kobe has worked with the likes of Kawhi Leonard and Gordon Hayward in recent years and some of their improvement has been put down to the time they spent with the former Los Angeles Lakers star.

Antetokounmpo will become an even scarier player if he's able to tap into some of the things that made the Black Mamba great and translate it into his own game for next season.

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