Milwaukee Bucks clinch NBA championship

Milwaukee Bucks fans rejoiced as the team took their first NBA championship in over half a century on Tuesday.

The Bucks triumphed 105-98 over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, becoming only the fifth team in NBA history to win the best-of-seven series after losing the first two games.

Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named MVP after netting a playoff career-high of 50 points in the championship game, along with 14 rebounds and five blocks.

Both teams got off to a slow start, but the Suns rallied and went on to hold a lead going into the second half, with guard Chris Paul scoring a team-high of 26 points during the game.

But the Suns weren't able to contain Antetokounmpo after halftime.

The star forward ultimately sealed the win on a free throw with less than 10 seconds left on the clock.

For the Suns, who were seeking their first championship ever in the team's 53-year existence,

Tuesday's defeat marked the first time all season they have lost four consecutive games.

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