With Giannis leading the way, the Bucks got it done. They went down 0-2, then won four straight, and now the city of Milwaukee has its first NBA Championship since 1971, when they had the great Kareem Abdul-Jabar. 50 points for Giannis, 50 years for the city of Milwaukee. Fitting. Giannis, predictably, takes home Finals… Read More Finals MVP Giannis Drops 50, Bucks Win First NBA Title Since 1971 🏆
Go figure: in the most important game of his 16-year NBA career, Chris Paul’s arch-nemesis, Scott Foster, will be the head ref. Chris Paul’s teams are famously 1-12 in playoff games officiated by Foster throughout Paul’s career, and the one win–Game 2 of this year’s Western Conference Finals–Chris Paul was out due to Covid protocols.… Read More Scott Foster is Reffing Game 6?! Are the Suns Screwed?
The road team finally won a game in this series. Both teams’ Big Threes finally all had great games together. And the Bucks took a 3-2 lead by a score of 123-119, giving themselves the chance to close this thing out and bring home Milwaukee’s first NBA title since 1971. After being the scapegoat for… Read More Holiday’s Rip Seals Huge Game 5 Win, 3-2 Series Lead for Milwaukee
You knew Phoenix wasn’t getting their doors blown off again. You knew it would be closer than Game 3 was. You knew Devin Booker would be better. But the Bucks still managed to get it done in Game 4 in Milwaukee, protecting home court, and tying up the 2021 NBA Finals 2-2, with a final… Read More Bucks Even Finals in Thrilling Game 4
The Bucks just secured their first win of this 2021 NBA Finals series, 120-100 at home in Milwaukee, and it’s exactly what the doctor ordered. The Bucks desperately needed this game after losing the first two in Phoenix, because you cannot go down 3-0. In my last post, I wrote about how Giannis’ teammates–specifically Khris… Read More For Milwaukee Bucks, There’s No Place Like Home
The Suns took Game 2 of the Finals 118-108 and are now up 2-0 with the series shifting to Milwaukee. The Bucks are now 5-6 on the road during this postseason, but 7-1 at home. They’re going to need to continue that home-court dominance if they’re going to get back into this series, because obviously… Read More Giannis’ Teammates Are Letting Him Down
Despite the surprise return of Giannis Antetokounmpo just before tip-off, the Suns managed to hold off the Bucks 118-105 and take a 1-0 series lead. Despite shooting just 32.4% from three (11-34) compared to Milwaukee’s 44.4% (16-36), the Suns were able to make up the difference at the free throw line, going an impressive 25-26… Read More Suns Take Game 1 of 2021 Finals
The Phoenix Suns closed out the LA Clippers four games to two, clinching the Western Conference and sending Chris Paul to his first-ever NBA Finals. Ironically, the game was in the building–the Staples Center–where Paul played for six seasons and against the team that, if we’re being honest here, Chris Paul transformed from a joke… Read More After 16 Years, Chris Paul is in the NBA Finals
It just wasn’t meant to be this year. As I write this, the Lakers are down 66-36 at the half, with Phoenix having gone on a 35-12 run since the game was 31-24. It’s as ugly as can be for the Lakers. Not only do they have no offense at all, they can’t play defense,… Read More Lakers On the Ropes
After yesterday’s 99-90 loss in Game 1 to the Phoenix Suns, Lakers Twitter is starting to show some signs of anxiety and panic. On the flip side, LeBron/Laker Haters are rejoicing and treating this like the moment LeBron’s career officially ended. Are the Lakers in trouble? They didn’t look great against the Warriors in the… Read More Should Laker Fans Be Worried?