NBA Finals: Three reasons why Bucks still very much alive despite Suns sitting two wins away from championship
I would not blame you for thinking the Phoenix Suns could end the NBA Finals in Milwaukee on Wednesday when Game 4 takes place. Through two games of the series against the Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix has looked like the superior team. Chris Paul, Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton have performed like a championship-level big three, and role players like Jae Crowder, Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson are coming up big, time after time with each shot that leaves their hand, or every solid defensive possession played on the other end of the floor.
However, if this year’s postseason has taught us anything it’s that leads — regardless of how big or small — can vanish in an instant, and the Bucks are no stranger to overcoming deficits when it matters most. While the Suns are two wins away from hoisting their first-ever Larry O’Brien Trophy, here are three reasons why the Bucks are still very much alive in this series.
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1. Home cooking in Milwaukee
So far, the Suns have done a tremendous job of protecting home court through the first two games of this series. The crowd was certainly a factor, especially every time Giannis Antetokounmpo went to the free-throw line and was met with 20,000 fans counting at the top of their lungs to rattle the two-time