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When did Milwaukee Bucks Win NBA Championship?

Jesus Villegas, of Sheboygan, encourages Bucks fans outside Fiserv Forum Tuesday. Fans of the Milwaukee Bucks celebrate during the fourth quarter as the team earned a 105-98 win over the Phoenix Suns to win their first NBA championship since 1971. Madison.comWatch now: History made as Bucks win their first NBA title in 50 years

When will the Milwaukee Bucks parade be?

Milwaukee Bucks to host NBA Championship parade and celebration Thursday. The parade will take place Thursday, July 22 beginning at 11 a.m. and will route through downtown Milwaukee and end in the Deer District outside of the Fiserv Forum. WMTV - NBC15Milwaukee Bucks to host NBA Championship parade and celebration Thursday

What did Giannis average in the Finals?

Did a little bit of everything.” For the series, Antetokounmpo capped off one of the most astounding Finals by any individual player. He averaged 35.2 points, 13.2 rebounds, 5.2 assists, and 1.8 blocks (on 65.8% true shooting) without cracking 40 minutes per game. ForbesGiannis Antetokounmpo Completed One Of The Greatest NBA Finals Performances Of All Time

When is the NBA championship parade?

Parade Celebrating NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks set for Thursday at 11 a.m. The 2020-21 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks will celebrate their first championship in 50 years with a parade presented by BMO through downtown Milwaukee tomorrow, Thursday, July 22, beginning at 11 a.m. Bucks.comParade Celebrating NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks set for Thursday at 11 a.m.

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Lakers reportedly interested in point guards Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook

Yardbarker 22 July, 2021 - 02:00am

It appears the Los Angeles Lakers are looking to make an upgrade at point guard. 

According to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, the Lakers are interested in acquiring a veteran point guard. Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook are reportedly on their list, Spears adds. 

For the Lakers to acquire Paul, it would likely take a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns, Spears adds. However, if the 36-year-old declines his $44.2 million player option for the 2021-22 season, he'll likely sign a longer deal in Phoenix.

Paul is coming off his first NBA Finals appearance in 16 seasons. His Suns came up short against the Milwaukee Bucks, losing in Game 6 after jumping out to a 2-0 series lead. 

The 11-time All-Star averaged 19.2 points, 8.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds this postseason. However, he still needs a championship ring to cement his NBA legacy. It's hard to imagine Paul would pass up the opportunity to team up with James and Anthony Davis, though he could still believe the Suns have better title odds. 

As for Westbrook, Spears says he could return home to Los Angeles in a sign-and-trade that could include Dennis Schroder, Kyle Kuzma and Talen Horton-Tucker. 

Like Paul, Westbrook is also getting up there in age and still hasn't won an NBA title. The 32-year-old has played for the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets, in addition to the Washington Wizards. 

Last season, Westbrook averaged 22.2 points, a career-high 11.5 rebounds and 11.7 assists per game while shooting 43.9% from the field and 31.5% from deep. 

It's unclear which player the Lakers would prefer. However, James has a tremendous relationship with Paul, so the Suns star could be higher on their radar.

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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