Bucks focused as fans eye end to 50-year NBA title drought

Agence France Presse 07/20/2021

MILWAUKEE, United States  – Milwaukee Bucks supporters are buzzing about the possible end of a 50-year NBA title drought while star Giannis Antetokounmpo fights to keep his focus with a crown tantalyzingly near. The Bucks lead the…

Bucks close in on NBA title, rally past Suns

Reuters 07/18/2021

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…

Bucks defeat Suns to even NBA Finals

07/15/2021

Milwaukee–Khris Middleton scored 40 points, 10 of them in the final crucial minutes, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied past Phoenix, 109-103, on Wednesday (Thursday, July 15, 2021, Philippine time) to pull level in the NBA Finals. Greek star…

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

07/12/2021

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…

NBA Finals: Suns beat Bucks for 2-0 lead

07/09/2021

Phoenix, United States—Devin Booker scored 31 points and Chris Paul added 23 on Thursday to spark Phoenix over Milwaukee 118-108 and give the Suns a commanding lead in the NBA Finals. Phoenix’s Mikal Bridges scored a playoff…

Tough talk led Suns to sacrifice and build an NBA contender

07/08/2021

Phoenix—When Phoenix coach Monty Williams yelled after an early season loss that the Suns had the NBA’s worst starting five, the group sat down and had a long, hard talk. That conversation set the stage for sacrifices,…

Paul powers Suns over Bucks in NBA Finals opener

07/07/2021

Phoenix—Chris Paul, making his long-sought NBA Finals debut, scored 32 points to lead the Phoenix Suns over Milwaukee 118-105 in Tuesday’s (Wednesday, July 7, 2021, Philippine time) opening game of the championship series. The 36-year-old backcourt maestro,…

Bucks head to NBA finals, Phoenix after beating Hawks

Reuters 07/04/2021

The Milwaukee Bucks are returning to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1974 after Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday combined for 59 points in a 118-107 victory over the host Atlanta Hawks that wrapped up…

NBA Finals: Butler, Heat outlast Lakers to force Game 6

Inquirer.net 10/10/2020

Jimmy Butler delivered another triple-double and the Mami Heat held on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-108, and force a Game 6 in the NBA Finals Saturday (Manila time). Butler carried the Heat anew with 35…

Dragic ‘doubtful’ for Miami must-win NBA Finals game

AFP 10/09/2020

Goran Dragic remains doubtful for the Miami Heat’s must-win NBA Finals game-five clash with the Los Angeles Lakers, coach Erik Spoelstra said Thursday. Dragic, who has not played since limping out of game one with a torn…

Local hoops stars say Lakers will win it all in Game 5

Mars G. Alison 10/08/2020

Talisay City, Cebu—Some of Cebu’s basketball stars pick the Los Angeles Lakers to win the most unique NBA title ever against the Miami Heat in Game 5 on Saturday, October 10, 2020, (Philippine time).  The Lakers, headed…

LeBron relishes NBA Finals ‘chess match’

AFP 10/08/2020

The hectic pace of the NBA Finals slowed with rest days Wednesday and Thursday, but LeBron James’s mind was racing with his Los Angeles Lakers within one game of victory. “At this point in the season, I…

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