Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks at the top of the NBA
The Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns 105-98 and won the NBA finals
Giannis and the Bucks at the top of the NBA! The legendary Giannis Antetokounmpo made the whole of Greece proud, “terrorized” the Suns in the 6th final (50p, 12r, 2a), with the Bucks prevailing 105-98 and reaching the Promised Land after 50 whole years !
After an amazing performance, Giannis managed to be at the top of the world. The Bucks are living their own dream, the star of the team Giannis Antetokounbo is excited after the magnificent appearance.
The mythical Greek Freak, was once again “present” when the going got tough, and finished the match with 50 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists and 5 blocks, leading the Bucks to the top of the NBA after 50 whole years !
17 points for Middleton, 16 for Portis and 12 for Holiday! Shocking Chris Paul for the Suns who finished the game with 26 points, 5 assists and 2 rebounds. On a bad night, Devin Booker finished with 19 points and 8/22 shots.
Both teams started the game nervously and with many mistakes, with the small score of the first minutes capturing 100% the image of the match. The Bucks, however, manned up, Giannis found his pace, Middleton got his gun and the Bucks began to build a difference from the beginning.
The Greek Freak did what he please under the hoop, while Middleton scored 7 consecutive points in the first 12 minutes , with the Suns on the other hand failing and Booker not finding some rhythm. The 29-16 and +13 of the Bucks in the first period of Game 6 seemed normal…
The Suns, however, found answers and in fact immediately. Initially they started building a series from the beginning and with a 10-0 they brought the match to -3. The Bucks were off target, the Suns went into the classic pick and roll with Paul and Eaton and soon got their heads in the game for the first time.
The Suns were clearly better in the second 12 minutes, when for the Bucks only Giannis was in the game, with the Greek superstar keeping his team in the match by himself. The guests managed to go to the locker room with the score in their favor at 42-47…
The Bucks found solutions and took the reins again. Giannis was unstoppable, with Lopez giving some very useful solutions! And in the third period, the Greek Freak reached the double-double, a sample of his awesome appearance, completing the 12 minutes with 18 points!
From the Suns, Crowder was the main source of danger in the third 12 minutes, with the two teams going hand in hand and closing the period in a draw without differences, at 77-77!
In the fourth 12 minutes, however, the Bucks entered ready to rumble, with Giannis taking over again. The Greek Freak left no room for the Suns, took his team by the hand and led it to the top of the world, beating the Suns in the end with 105-98!
QUARTERS: 29-16, 42-47, 77-77, 105-98
MILWAUKEE BUCKS (Mike Budenholzer): Tucker, Antetokunmpo 50 (16/25 shots, 17/19 shots, 14 rebounds, 2 assists, 5 blocks), Middleton 17 (1), Lopez 10 (8 rebounds), Holiday / 4 19 shots, 2 three-pointers, 9 rebounds, 11 assists), Portis 16 (2), Tig, Conaton
PHOENIX SUNS (Monty Williams): Crowder 15 (2 3-pointers, 13 rebounds), Bridges 7 (6 rebounds), Eaton 12 (6 rebounds), Paul 26 (1 3-pointer, 5 assists), Booker 19, Kaminski 6, Creon 3 (1), Payne 10 (2)