2024 NBA Player Props, Breakdown, Odds, and Picks (May 2)

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  • We’ve got two NBA player props for you for Thursday, May 2, 2024.
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo might return for Milwaukee tonight, but will he score 25 or more?
  • Jalen Brunson scored 40+ points in each of his last two games; how many will he score tonight?

Looking for some NBA player props for today? If so, you’re at the right place. We’re now going to present you with our top two player-focused bets for May 2, 2024.

The first of those is centered around the performance of Giannis Antetokounmpo in the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Indiana Pacers game. The other player prop suggestion is focused on Jalen Brunson in the New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers game.

Bucks vs. Pacers

How to Watch

  • When: Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Channel: TNT

Prop Pick

The Indiana Pacers are 3-2 up, meaning that they just need to win this evening to knock the Milwaukee Bucks out of the 2024 NBA Playoffs.

Given that Game 6 is played on their turf, the Pacers are favored to do it. However, the Bucks have an ace up their sleeve – Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The Greek power forward is one of the best players in the NBA, but he missed all of the playoff games his team’s played so far due to a calf injury. According to coach Doc Rivers, he’s “very close” to returning.

Although there are several ways to interpret the coach’s words, we think that Rivers meant that Giannis would play if necessary. And we do think the Bucks will need him on the court given that this the Pacers have a chance to put the series to an end.

NBA Player PropOdds
Giannis Antetokounmpo Over 24.5 Points-115

Knicks vs. 76ers

How to Watch

  • When: Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 9:00 p.m. ET
  • Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Channel: TNT

Prop Pick

The New York Knicks have a chance to seal the deal in the series with the 76ers. They’re 3-2 up, meaning that they just need to win tonight to remove Philadelphia from the NBA postseason.

For that to happen, their best players need to show up tonight, especially Jalen Brunson. Luckily for the Knicks, this guy has been fantastic since the start of the playoffs. He’s averaging 34.4 points in the postseason, going 40+ in each of his last two games.

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He might not score as many tonight, but we can definitely see him go over 33.5 points, which is the margin set by bookies.

NBA Player PropOdds
Jalen Brunson Over 33.5 Points-109
Annie Adkins
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