Less than a year ago, the Milwaukee Bucks came out of the second round of the NBA Playoffs in disappointing form, losing to the Miami Heat in five games in the Bubble, and all the talk about the Bucks over the next few months is about whether or not they will be able to keep Giannis Antetokounmpo.
The two-time MVP opted to sign his supermax contract to stay in Milwaukee, promising to eventually deliver the championship to the place that drafted him, and on Tuesday night he did it with All-time performance in 6 win over Suns, score 50 points to amaze the NBA world and won his first championship. Many were quick to point out later that this was a win for the small markets, as a star stayed at home rather than looking to team up with another star and be rewarded with a trophy.
Giannis himself has not lost sight of this, and when asked about winning a championship in Milwaukee after re-signing and what that means for him, he did not hold back when he noted that he He did it “the hard way”.
“It’s easy to go somewhere and win a championship with someone else… this is the hard way to do it and we did it.”
– CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) July 21, 2021
Now, there is never a truly “easy” championship, but the stars can certainly stack the odds in their favor to win a championship. However, Giannis, for all the flirting he’s received after his last two early exits for the Bucks, has earned the right to pound his chest a little and give his talk here, and you have You can’t see how much he means by proving those who think he can’t get it done wrong in Milwaukee. Sadly, the super team talk and “this ring means more than others” talk is inevitable, but you can’t blame Giannis for knocking the table, literally, for himself in this moment.
After the game of Finals MVP filled with great moments, from his excitement when talking about how he and Khris Middleton made this happen to his screams of pain when Malika Andrews notes that all three Antetokounmbros are now NBA champions, as well as emotional when he talks about what he hopes this can mean for children around the world. gender.
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