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Giannis Antetokounmpo erupted for a playoff career-high 50 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to the 2021 NBA championship.

Antetokounmpo had 50 points (16/25 shooting, 17/19 from the free-throw line), 14 rebounds and five blocks, as the Bucks edged the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 (98-105).

Antetokounmpo and Milwaukee closed out the series 4-2 and returned to the top of the NBA for the first time since 1971.

The Greek Freak was also named the MVP of the 2021 NBA Finals, following his spectacular performances in the series vs the Suns.