The Milwaukee Bucks are the 2021 NBA World Champions. They defeated the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Finals 4-2. The Bucks defeated the Suns in Game 6, 105-98.
The Bucks have now ended a 50-year championship drought, winning their first NBA Title since 1971. Giannis summed it up best:
Inside the locker room after the Bucks WIN THE NBA CHAMPIONSHIP!! pic.twitter.com/TXa62EnJdM— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
“This is time to celebrate,” Antetokounmpo said.
Giannis immediately celebrated his NBA Championship with his family following the buzzer 🥺 pic.twitter.com/ddyrXcP6pr— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
Antetokounmpo had a close out game for the ages. He scored 50 points on 16 of 25 shooting g from the field. Antetokounmpo also grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked five shots. This was the third game of the series when Antetokounmpo scored 40 or more points. For the series he averaged 35.2 points, 13.2 rebounds and five assists for the series. He shot 62% from the field. An overall great series for Giannis Antetokounmpo. Hard work and dedication definitely pays off.
1…2…3…MVP!! pic.twitter.com/MjNnbiISgo— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
ONE OF ONE. pic.twitter.com/6s9awdZnLT— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
Other Bucks players also chipped in to help the Bucks get the win in game 6 and capture the title.
- Khris Middleton scored 17 points, grabbed five rebounds, and dished out five assists.
- Brook Lopez scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds.
- Jrue Holiday scored 12 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and dished out 11 assists.
- Bobby Portis scored 16 points and grabbed three rebounds off of the bench.
"It's means everything that they have trust in me." pic.twitter.com/ra4L1I068F— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021
Congratulations goes out to the Milwaukee Bucks and the city of Milwaukee. Job well done!
The job is DONE. pic.twitter.com/jvFMryKrnb— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 21, 2021