The Bucks won their first championship since 1971 in their sixth victory over Phoenix.
Milwaukee (Associated Press)-Giannis Antetokounmpo ended one of the greatest NBA finals ever with 50 points-Milwaukee waited 50 years to win the championship again.
With the Bucks defeating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday night to win the series 4-2, Antetokounmpo scored 50 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks.
This is the third game in this series in which Antetokounmpo scored at least 40 points and 10 rebounds. It was a dominant debut final and ranked among the best in some games.
He made 16 of 25 shots and 17 of 19 free throws. It’s incredible-this is an amazing performance for any shooter, not to mention one who only shot 55.6% in the playoffs and was sometimes beaten. The mocking archer.
With 20 seconds left in the game, he hopped around on the court, waving his arms to encourage the fans to cheer, but it was too late.
By then, their voices had been surging for several hours inside and outside. After Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Oscar Robertson led the Bucks to the championship in 1971, they waited 50 times. The winner was celebrated in 2016.
In a season with basically no fans, the Bucks squeezed 65,000 fans into the deer area outside, and a crazy party lasted until the night in the Midwest.
When fans chanted “$6!”, confetti rained down inside. Bucks 6 points! “-It was a hopeful brag from the former player at first, but it turned out to be a prophetic call.
The Bucks became the fifth team to win the Finals after falling 2-0, and the first team to win the next four games since Miami played against Dallas in 2006.
Chris Paul scored 26 points, ending his 16th season in the NBA Finals for the first time. Devin Booker scored 19 points, but only 8 points from 22 shots, and after scoring 40 points in each of the past two games, 7 three-pointers were missed.
The team that entered the NBA as an expansion club in 1968 performed well in the finals, and the last three games entered the fourth quarter.
The Bucks won their victory, largely because of Antetokounmpo. He won the MVP twice in the regular season. He advanced to the next level in the Finals and was named the NBA Finals MVP.