The NBA Trophy will now travel to Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Bucks put up a stellar performance to defeat the Phoenix Suns in six games and win their first NBA trophy in 50 years. The team never game up and overcame a 2-0 deficit to win the series in just six games. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the star for the Bucks this series. In game 6 he put up 50 points, 14 rebounds and 2 assists. He had a lot of support from Jrue Holiday who put up 12 points, 9 rebounds, and 11 assists. The NBA world was thrilled that the Bucks took home a championship.
NBA Players send out love on Twitter for the Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo
NBA Players from around the league took to social media to congratulate the Greek Freak and the Milwaukee Bucks. King James was all in for his friend Chris Paul to win the NBA Finals. However, that did not hold him back from telling the young Giannis how much he deserved the ring and the NBA Finals MVP award.
Salute & Congrats @Giannis_An34!! You earned that shit!! 🏆💍 💐. 🙏🏾✊🏾❤️👑
— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 21, 2021
Dwayne Wade and Isiah Thomas also took to twitter to show their love for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Congrats to the @Bucks on winning the NBA championship!!! Hell of a season 🏁
— Isaiah Thomas (@isaiahthomas) July 21, 2021
Legendary 🏆 Congrts to @Giannis_An34 and the @Bucks
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) July 21, 2021
Kevin Durant had his 2021 playoff run cut short by the Milwaukee Bucks. But KD is a man of great sportsmanship and He made sure to show his respect for the Bucks franchise and their fans.
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
Another player who had his run cut short by the Bucks this year was Trae Young. The young Atlanta Hawks point guard took the time to congratulate the Bucks on having a beautiful ending to an amazing playoff run.
Man, what a way to end the season.
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) July 21, 2021
The Golden State Warriors duo, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green know what it feels like to win a championship. They congratulated Giannis Antetokounmpo on his historic night.
Aye! Enjoyed watching greatness out there tonight. GREATNESS! @Giannis_An34 congrats bro
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) July 21, 2021
Much respect @Giannis_An34!!!
— Draymond Green (@Money23Green) July 21, 2021
Other players like Donovan Mitchell, Ja Morant, Serge Ibaka, Jamal Murray, CJ McCollum, Jaylen Brown, and Rudy Golbert also took to Twitter to show their love and support for Giannis Antetokounmpo and co.
— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) July 21, 2021
Respect to @Giannis_An34 💯
— Jaylen Brown (@FCHWPO) 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
Well deserved @Giannis_An34 @Khris22m @Jrue_Holiday11 @pconnaughton 🤝
— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) July 21, 2021
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gotta get one.
— Ja Morant (@JaMorant) July 21, 2021
That was fun to watch‼️ Congrats to the Bucks🙏🏽💯
— Jamal Murray (@BeMore27) July 21, 2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo Completes The Kobe Bryant Challenge
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks put up four straight wins to take home the 2021 NBA Championship. Not too many years ago, A young Giannis had won his MVP award. The Greek Freak looked up to Kobe Bryant.
The Mamba had challenged him to bring home a championship and Giannis delivered in style. Kobe Bryant might not be here right now to congratulate Giannis in person but wherever he is, he sure is proud and probably telling Giannis the next challenge is to go Back to Back. The former Lakers star, Pau Gasol took to Twitter to congratulate Giannis in a way that would honor the challenge that Kobe left for the Greek Freak.
He did it, brother ❤️ #MambaMentality #KobesLegacy https://t.co/yEHmpuMpw4
— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) July 21, 2021
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