Bucks get confidence boost in win without Giannis scoring 40 — Macomb Daily

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As remarkable as Giannis Antetokounmpo has been in delivering MVP-caliber performances during the NBA Finals while playing with an injured knee, there have been games in which he was good but not great.

Bucks get confidence boost in win without Giannis scoring 40 — Macomb Daily

Giannis Antetokounmpo on block: ‘I thought I was going to get dunked on’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Said Bucks teammate Khris Middleton: “It was one of those oh-s*** moments. ‘We gave up a layup.'”

Giannis Antetokounmpo on block: ‘I thought I was going to get dunked on’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Suns can hack and whack Giannis, but know he’ll keep coming — The Oakland Press

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo pointed to a pair of scratches, one on his forehead and the other on his cheek.

Suns can hack and whack Giannis, but know he’ll keep coming — The Oakland Press

Monty Williams says he won’t complain about fouls, immediately mentions free-throw discrepancy — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Williams was later asked again about Deandre Ayton, who played just 24 minutes while collecting five fouls.

Monty Williams says he won’t complain about fouls, immediately mentions free-throw discrepancy — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Bucks blowout: Giannis has 41, Suns’ NBA Finals lead now 2-1 — Daily Tribune

MILWAUKEE (AP) — When Giannis Antetokounmpo crashed to the court just two weeks ago with what appeared to be a serious knee injury, there was no guarantee he’d be back this season.

Bucks blowout: Giannis has 41, Suns’ NBA Finals lead now 2-1 — Daily Tribune

Giannis Antetokounmpo trying to be mindful of moment, enjoy Finals experience — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

He wants to dominate as well — and has with two 40+ point games.

Giannis Antetokounmpo trying to be mindful of moment, enjoy Finals experience — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Giannis Antetokounmpo jokingly channels inner Marshawn Lynch at press conference — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

“I’m just here so I won’t get fined.”

Giannis Antetokounmpo jokingly channels inner Marshawn Lynch at press conference — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Been there before: Bucks, down 2-0, look for life at home — The Morning Sun

MILWAUKEE (AP) — For the second time this postseason, the Milwaukee Bucks have staggered home with a 2-0 deficit and key players not shooting straight.

Been there before: Bucks, down 2-0, look for life at home — The Morning Sun

Finally! Bucks, Suns set for the NBA Finals after long waits — The Morning Sun

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul walked up the stairs and took a seat in front of the NBA Finals logo, a climb that took him 16 years to complete.

Finally! Bucks, Suns set for the NBA Finals after long waits — The Morning Sun

Fortunate Suns favored over Giannis-less Bucks in NBA Finals — Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Suns have faced the Los Angeles Lakers without Anthony Davis, the Denver Nuggets without Jamal Murray and the LA Clippers without Kawhi Leonard.

Fortunate Suns favored over Giannis-less Bucks in NBA Finals — Las Vegas Review-Journal

Giannis Antetokounmpo “making good progress,” listed as doubtful for Game 1 — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

It may not have been Ice Cube level, but Giannis Antetokounmpo had a good day.

Giannis Antetokounmpo “making good progress,” listed as doubtful for Game 1 — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports