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Bucks' 50-year wait ends with a title behind 50 from Giannis

Jul. 21, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had the Larry O'Brien Trophy in one arm, the NBA Finals MVP trophy in the other and there was a cigar on the table in front of him. All the work it took to lift the Milwaukee Bucks from a team that won 15 games when he was a rookie...

Balance, grit put Bucks on verge of 1st title in 50 years

Jul. 18, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo believes it’s the tenacity of the Bucks that has Milwaukee a game away from its first championship in a half century. That persistence has enabled the Bucks to rally from a 2-0 deficit in the NBA Finals. The Bucks lead the...

Back in Phoenix, back to even: Suns, Bucks ready for Game 5

Jul. 16, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns had designs on coming home with a chance to win their first championship. Khris Middleton's shots and Giannis Antetokounmpo's swat ended those thoughts. Now an NBA Finals that seemed very much in the Suns' control...

Middleton sends Bucks past Suns to tie NBA Finals at 2-2

Jul. 15, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton is an All-Star with unwavering confidence in his shot, always believing that no matter how poorly he starts that he can turn things around. “Khris has no fear and he never has,” Milwaukee guard Jrue Holiday said. ...

Colangelo seeks Suns win, reinforcements for US Olympic team

Jul. 14, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jerry Colangelo is headed to Game 5 in Phoenix, hoping to see his old team win its first NBA title. Getting the series over would sure help his current team, too. Colangelo was the Suns' first general manager when the organization...

Unified Milwaukee hosts NBA Finals 50 years after title run

Jul. 09, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Much has changed in Milwaukee since the Bucks won their last NBA title a half-century ago. Nothing reflects the differences more than the melting pot of fans swarming together outside Fiserv Forum playoff games. Fans will flock there again Sunday in...

Finally! Bucks, Suns set for the NBA Finals after long waits

Jul. 05, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul walked up the stairs and took a seat in front of the NBA Finals logo, a climb that took him 16 years to complete. The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks are used to enduring long waits. They came into the NBA together in 1968...

Bucks beat Hawks, head to NBA Finals for 1st time since 1974

Jul. 04, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks were an instant success in the NBA, winning a championship in just their third season and reaching the finals again three years later. Nearly a half-century later, they finally have a shot at another title. Khris...