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Suns not pushing panic button yet as Bucks rebound

Milwaukee—Phoenix won’t hit the panic button after squandering a two-game advantage in the NBA Finals, but the Suns will need improved ball-handling and rebounding to slow the momentum-fueled Milwaukee Bucks......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJul 16th, 2021

Giannis scores 41 as Bucks trim Suns’ lead in NBA Finals

Milwaukee—Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds on Sunday to lead Milwaukee over Phoenix 120-100, reviving the Bucks’ chances to win their first NBA Finals in 50 years. The 26-year-old Greek forward joined Shaquille O’Neal in 2000 and LeBron James in 2016 as the only NBA Finals players with back-to-back 40-point, 10-rebound performances. […] The post Giannis scores 41 as Bucks trim Suns’ lead in NBA Finals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks are 2021 NBA champs

Milwaukee–Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 50 points in an astounding all-around performance and the Milwaukee Bucks captured their first NBA title since 1971 by defeating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday (Wednesday morning, July 21, 2021, Philippine time). The Bucks won the best-of-seven NBA Finals by four games to two, becoming only the fifth team to claim […] The post Milwaukee Bucks are 2021 NBA champs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Bucks beat Suns to move one win from end of 50-year NBA drought

Powered by 32 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo and late heroics from Jrue Holiday, the Milwaukee Bucks moved within one win of their first title in 50 years by defeating the Phoenix Suns 123-119 on Saturday in the NBA Finals......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Bucks close in on NBA title, rally past Suns

Giannis Antetokounmpo collected 32 points and nine rebounds to fuel the visiting Milwaukee Bucks to a 123-119 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Khris Middleton added 29 points for the Bucks, who shot a blistering 57.5 percent from the floor to win their third straight game and […] The post Bucks close in on NBA title, rally past Suns appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Bucks frustrate Suns in pivotal Game 5; on cusp of NBA title

The Milwaukee Bucks are one win away from their first NBA title since 1971......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

NBA FINALS: Game 5 is all will and grit for Suns coach

PHOENIX (AFP) – Upstart rivals Milwaukee and Phoenix battle in Saturday’s fifth game of the NBA Finals but only one title-hungry team will emerge on the brink of a historic championship. With the best-of-seven series level at 2-2, the Bucks are halfway to their first crown in 50 years while the Suns haven’t won a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Chris Paul rues bad decision making in Suns Game 4 loss vs Bucks

Despite being known for his ability to take care of the ball, Paul struggled against a Bucks defense that limited him to just 10 points and an uncharacteristic five turnovers......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2021

Bucks defeat Suns to pull level in NBA Finals

Bucks defeat Suns to pull level in NBA Finals.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

Bucks storm back vs Suns, even NBA Finals series at 2-2

After playing catch-up for most of the game, Middleton's buckets and defensive plays by Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jrue Holiday swung the momentum to the Bucks, who tied the series 2-2......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

Suns try to keep Bucks from tying Finals

Milwaukee —A frustrated Phoenix Suns squad, struggling to slow Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, risks losing its NBA Finals lead unless it can find some answers in the next two days......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Bucks come home desperate for win over Suns in NBA Finals

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks haven’t been able to beat Phoenix all season. Now they have two days to figure out how or risk being swept in the NBA Finals. The Bucks enter Sunday’s third game in the best-of-seven championship series trailing 2-0 and no team in NBA history has ever won a series […] The post Bucks come home desperate for win over Suns in NBA Finals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2021

Antetokounmpo, Bucks pressed to do their job at home

Going down two games in enemy territory, Antetokounmpo hopes Fiserv Forum will bring better fortune for them — just as the Suns held serve in Arizona......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2021

Suns beat Bucks to seize 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Suns beat Bucks to seize 2-0 lead in NBA Finals.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Suns hold off Bucks for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

The Suns took Game Two against the Milwaukee Bucks, 118-108, at the Phoenix Suns Arena in Arizona on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to go up 2-0 in their best-of-seven series......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Backcourt maestro Chris Paul powers Suns over Bucks in NBA Finals opener

PHOENIX (AFP) – Chris Paul, making his long-sought NBA Finals debut, scored 32 points to lead the Phoenix Suns over the Milwaukee Bucks, 118-105, in Tuesday’s opening game of the championship series. The 36-year-old backcourt maestro, in his 16th season, delivered clutch scoring and added nine assists while Devin Booker added 27 points and 22-year-old […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

Paul powers Suns over Bucks in NBA Finals opener

Chris Paul, making his long-sought NBA Finals debut, scored 32 points to lead the Phoenix Suns over Milwaukee 118-105 in Tuesday's opening game of the championship series......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

It& rsquo;s Bucks vs Suns in NBA Finals

Los Angeles—Khris Middleton poured in 32 points to power the Milwaukee Bucks into their first NBA Finals in over 45 years on Saturday with a series-clinching 118-107 win over the Atlanta Hawks......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Bucks close out Hawks, set up NBA Finals clash with Suns

The Milwaukee Bucks are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1974 to face off with the Phoenix Suns......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Bucks stop Lakers as Drummond injured in debut; Suns continue rise in West

The big man recently acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers only played 14 minutes in his first game as a Laker after coming down with an injury — later revealed as a big toe contusion......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 1st, 2021

Bucks hold off charging Celtics; Magic edge Suns

Los Angeles---The Milwaukee Bucks pushed their NBA winning streak to eight games on Wednesday, squandering a 25-point third-quarter lead but holding on to edge the Boston Celtics 121-119......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021