Rod Beard: Bucks’ NBA championship offers plenty of reasons to celebrate

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The Detroit News

DETROIT — A funny thing happened on the way to the Phoenix Suns winning their first NBA title. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks woke up after falling into a 2-0 deficit, and they reeled off four straight wins, for their first NBA championship since 1971. It’s not that the Suns were that bad, but the Bucks were that good. And good for them. It’s not just a victory for Antetokounmpo, who had an all-time memorable game with 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks in the Game 6 clincher on Tuesday night. It’s a victory for small-market teams who can’t put together a squad with four sup…

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