The Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions for the first time in 50 years after knocking off the Phoenix Suns 105-98 in Game Six of the NBA Finals in Milwaukee.
Giannis Antetokounmpo saved the best for last, pouring in 50 points and pulling down 14 rebounds, earning NBA Finals MVP honors. Giannis his 17 of 19 at the free throw line and the Bucks made 25 of 29 (86%) as a team from the charity stripe.
After falling behind 0-2 in the series, the Bucks reeled off four straight wins, becoming just the fifth NBA team to win a title after trailing 2-0 in the finals.
Antetokounmpo scored 20 points in the third quarter as the Bucks rebounded from a 47-42 halftime deficit. [Read more…]