NBA Finals game 6: Milwaukee Bucks looking to close off the series in the 6th game having the home-court advantage. They are ahead 3-2 in the best of 7 series. Phoenix Suns will love to stretch the series to the 7th game. Starting the match, the Suns would come out to win the jump ball.
Starting 5 for both teams.
Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brooke Lopez, Jrue Holiday, Kris Middleton, P J Tucker
Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker, Chris Paul, Mikal Bridges, DeAndre Ayton, Jae Crowder.
The bucks would come out with a 13 points lead. Giannis started the game with a block. It showed the intensity which he will play today. The Bucks took 20 rebounds alone in the 1st quarter comparing 10 for the Suns. It was a team effort for the Bucks.
Suns jumped to a 10-0 run on the Bucks to cut the lead to just 3 points. Milwaukee Bucks were shooting 1-14 from the field when 3 minutes were remaining. It was 5 points lead for the Suns when the quarter ended.
It was Giannis this whole quarter for the Bucks. Bucks took the lead back with 6:50 remaining at the clock. Giannis was 31 points, 11-17 field goals, and 10 rebounds with 6:42 remaining. The score was tied to 76 points each.
Giannis was everywhere on the court. He was scoring points, blocking shots, taking rebounds, hustling for the loose ball, defensively alert. Chris Paul was doing the heavy lifting for the Suns. It was 100-96 for the bucks with just 1 minute remaining. The Suns tried almost everything but nothing was working for them. They were missing shots like crazy.
with a free throw, Giannis completed his 50 points in this match. Becoming only the 7th player to score 50 points in the NBA finals. The bucks win the NBA championship with a 105-98 score.
Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo (50 points, 14 rebounds), Kris Middleton (17 points), Bobby Portis (16 points), Jrue Holiday (12 points, 11 assists), Brook Lopez (10 points, 8 rebounds).
Suns: Chris Paul (26 points, 5 assists), Devin Booker (19 points, 5 assists), Jae Crowder (15 points, 13 rebounds), Deandre Ayton (12 points, 6 rebounds), Cameron Payne (10 points).