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

P.J. Tucker, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Pat Connaughton
Posted at 2:36 PM, Jul 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-19 06:46:08-04

MILWAUKEE — 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 Phoenix Suns 3-2 as they return home to seek a potential title-clinching victory in Game 6 on Tuesday.

The Bucks took the finals lead with a 123-119 Game 5 victory in Phoenix that showcased their impressive balance.

They shot 57.5% Saturday and made another huge defensive play to once again thwart a Suns' comeback attempt.

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