Bucks vs Suns Game 6 in NBA Finals: Bucks win 105-98, Giannis scores 50 points in a historic game to win the NBA title after 50 years

Bucks vs Suns Game 6 in NBA Finals: Bucks win 105-98, Giannis scores 50 points in a historic game to win the NBA title after 50 years

Giannis Antetokounmpo broke 2 records in Game 6. He became the first player in NBA history with 40 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a Finals game. Furthermore, Giannis had 12 games this postseason with 30 points & 10 rebounds. That’s tied with Elgin Baylor for 2nd-most in a single postseason of NBA History.

The Bucks have been NBA Champions before, winning the trophy in 1971 with Kareem-Abdul Jabbar at the helm. Phoenix hasn’t won a title but made the NBA Finals in 1993 with Charles Barkley, just to lose to Michael Jordan. This is the first Finals appearance for the Suns since 1993, and the Bucks are returning to the Finals for the first time since 1974.

Bucks vs Suns Live Game 6 Quarter 4

Khris Middleton hasn’t had his best game. But he’s hit a couple of big shots down the stretch when the Bucks needed it. He’s up to 15 points on the game.

More NBA history for Giannis. He’s the first player in NBA history with 40 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a Finals game. Crazy impressive stat.

Giannis is having a block party by himself. He’s up to 5 blocks on the game — to go along with 12 rebounds and 43 points. He’s putting together an all-time performance.

Just like Portis has given the Bucks some big minutes off of the bench, Frank Kaminsky has done the same for Phoenix. He has 6 points and 2 rebounds in 9 minutes in the game.

Bobby Portis is hitting some big shots down the stretch for the Bucks in this game. He’s up to 14 points on 5 of 8 shooting. He’s giving the Bucks a big boost off of the bench — something they desperately needed given the fact that some of their starters not named Giannis has struggled to score.

Giannis was absolutely incredible in that third quarter. He scored 20 points on 11 shots, and he knocked down all 7 of his free throws. He’s leaving it all out on the floor tonight. Nothing you can do but respect it.

Three-quarters of action is in the books. This one has been a battle, and it’s all knotted up at 77. Giannis leads the game with 37 points. He’s been absolutely incredible for Milwaukee, but he’ll need a little bit of help from Khris Middleton (11 points) and Jrue Holiday (9 points) if they’re going to pull out a win.

Bucks vs Suns Live Game 6 Quarter 3

Giannis continues to make NBA history this postseason. He now has 12 games this postseason with 30 points & 10 rebounds. That’s tied with Elgin Baylor for 2nd-most in a single postseason of NBA History.

Some absolutely stellar defense from Jrue Holiday on this play. He picked Devin Booker clean like a dog pulling meat off the bone. He was First-Team All-Defense for a reason.

Giannis is in absolute attack mode. He’s up to 29 points for the game, including 10 points in the third quarter alone. The Bucks have seized the lead again, thanks to his play They’re up 58-55 with 7:26 remaining in the third quarter.

Giannis is up to 21 points for the Bucks, but he needs some help. The rest of Milwaukee’s starters combined have just 15 total points.

There were a whole lot of turnovers in the first half. The two teams combined for 17, as the Bucks had 10 and the Suns had 7. Given how close it is, this game could very well come down to which team takes better care of the ball in the second half.

Giannis leads all scorers with 17 points at halftime. Bobby Portis also has 10 points for Milwaukee. Chris Paul is Phoenix’s leading scorer with 13 points at the half. After a slow start, Paul had a big second quarter and scored 10 points in the second quarter.

Bucks vs Suns Live Game 6 Quarter 2

Giannis leads all scorers with 17 points at halftime. Bobby Portis also has 10 points for Milwaukee. Chris Paul is Phoenix’s leading scorer with 13 points at the half. After a slow start, Paul had a big second quarter and scored 10 points in the second quarter.

The Suns have turned it around. With their highest lead of the match, they lead by 7.

The Suns were down by 13 after the first quarter. Now, they’re up by 5 with just under 4 minutes remaining in the second quarter.

The Bucks have scored only 5 points in the second quarter. There are 4 minutes left. They have been outscored 21-5

The Suns aren’t going down without a fight. They were down double digits early on in this one, but they fought all the way back and the game is now tied at 33 with 5 minutes remaining in the second quarter.

DeAndre Ayton is just not having his best game so far. He’s having a tough time guarding Giannis on the defensive end, and he’s struggled offensively, too. He’s just 1 of 8 from the floor for 2 points so far.

Giannis with a huge block on Deandre Ayton. The Suns cut the lead to 5, and now Crowder goes to the line after a foul by Lopez.

The Bucks have been playing well, but they need to do a better job of taking care of the ball. They already have 7 turnovers early in the second quarter. Luckily for them, the Suns haven’t been doing a stellar job of taking care of the ball, either.

Cam Payne has 10 points off the bench. Giannis brings the ball to the half and is called for a travel. The Bucks have 8 turnovers.

The Bucks are dominating the paint. They have 10 more rebounds than the Suns already.

Giannis is the game’s leading scorer after one quarter. He has 10 points on 4 shots, and he also shot 4 of 4 from the foul line in the first quarter. Cam Payne led the Suns in scoring in the first quarter with a paltry 5 points.

Bucks vs Suns Live Game 6 Quarter 1

Giannis is just going to work on DeAndre Ayton. He’s taking it right at him on three straight possessions. He got layups on the first two, and on the third time, Ayton had to foul him. Giannis is up to 10 points on 4 shots. He’s also 4 of 4 from the foul line.

All five starters have scored for Phoenix, but they’re still down 18-11 with just over three minutes remaining in the first quarter. They have to settle down and start knocking down some of their shots. They’re just 5 of 16 from the field and 1 of 4 from long range so far.

A sloppy start for both teams, lots of misses, but the Bucks find themselves ahead 18-11 with 3:09 left in Q1.

Khris Middleton has gotten off to a good start for Milwaukee in Game 6. He has 7 points on 3 of 5 shooting already. Plus he has 3 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals.

Middleton with the 3, he has been great offensively.

7 turnovers combined already! Bucks call a time-out after a low-scoring start.

Neither team can score now. 2/10 from the field. It is still 2-2 with 8:59 to go.

Antetokounmpo blocks Bridges the shot and runs up to the other end of the floor to score the first points for the Bucks. The crowd is roaring.

The Bucks win the tip-off but the ball falls in Booker’s hands. He has had back-to-back 40 points games.

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List of celebrities attending Game 6:

Kanye West
Dave Chapelle
Chris Tucker
Chance The Rapper
Gucci Mane
Julius Erving
Aaron Jones

The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks meet Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the Fiserv Forum after the Bucks won Game 5 at the home court of the Suns.

The Suns need a win to save their season and force a Game 7 on Thursday. The Bucks have a chance to win their first NBA title since the 1970-71 season.

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Time: 06:30 AM IST

Date: 21-07-2021

Venue: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee

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Time: 06:00 AM IST

Date: 20-06-2021

Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

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