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Bucks defeat Suns for NBA title


Giannis Antetokounmpo goes to the basket against the Suns. Associated Press/Photo by Paul Sancya

Bucks defeat Suns for NBA title

For the first time in 50 years the Milwaukee Bucks are the champions of the NBA. The Bucks closed out the series against the Phoenix Suns in game six on their home floor on Tuesday night. The final score was 105 to 98.

Who were the leaders on the court? Two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 50 points and 14 rebounds. Chis Paul led the Suns with 26 points. For the series, Antetokounmpo averaged 35.2 points, 13.2 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game while shooting 61.8 percent. He had recovered from a knee injury in the weeks leading up to the series.

Dig deeper: Read Kyle Ziemnick’s report in The Sift about low viewership for last year's pandemic-delayed NBA Finals.


Kent Covington

Kent is a reporter and news anchor for WORLD Radio. He spent nearly two decades in Christian and news/talk radio before joining WORLD in 2012. He resides in Atlanta, Ga.

@kentcovington

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