- Milwaukee Bucks wins NBA title for the first time in 50 years
- 26 year old Giannis steer his team to the NBA title with 50 posts and 14 rebounds in Game 6
The 26 year old Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to their first even NBA Championship in 50 years, defeating the Phoenix Suns with the final score of 105-98 on at Fiserv Forum.
It was a historical closeout performance for Giannis, who made 50 points, and also made 14 rebounds alomng with five blocks. Since the NBA started recording blocks in 1973-74, Giannis is now the first player with at least 40 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks in a Finals game.
Become the Most Valuable Player (MVP of finals, he has joined the likes of Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon as the only players in NBA history to win a regular season MVP Award, a Finals MVP Award and also a Defensive Player of the Year Award.
Current and former players from the NBA took to Twitter to congratulate the Bucks — and especially Giannis — on becoming NBA Champions.
Aye! Enjoyed watching greatness out there tonight. GREATNESS! @Giannis_An34 congrats bro— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) July 21, 2021
Nothing but respect for the Milwaukee Bucks franchise, the city of Milwaukee and those loud ass fans. Incredible playoff run fellas!— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) July 21, 2021
Salute & Congrats @Giannis_An34!! You earned that shit!! ?? ?. ??✊?❤️?— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 21, 2021
So happy for Giannis and Milwaukee man…amazing to see what happens when you put your heart and your soul into something and stay genuine and true to yourself. Inspirational ??— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) July 21, 2021
damn giannis ?— Ja Morant (@JaMorant) July 21, 2021
Congrats to @Bucks and to city of Milwaukee for championship. Well deserved and enjoy this amazing moment?— Zaza Pachulia (@zaza27) July 21, 2021
So happy for my guys @Giannis_An34, @Khris22m, @aronrogers, @AlexLasryWI,@pfeigin and whole ownership group?? #Champs