Bucks’ 50-year wait ends with a title behind 50 from Giannis
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo capped one of the greatest NBA Finals ever with 50 points — and a championship Milwaukee waited 50 years to win again.
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— Zach Hanley (@ZachHanley2) July 21, 2021
Antetokounmpo had 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots as the Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday night to win the series 4-2.
— Madalyn O’Neill (@news3madalyn) July 21, 2021
It was the third game this series with at least 40 points and 10 rebounds for Antetokounmpo, a dominant performance that in just his first appearance takes its place among some of the game’s greats and earned him a Finals MVP award.
He shot 16 for 25 from the field and made 17-of-19 free throws.
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