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LeBron James ditches Chris Paul to root on Giannis in Game 6


LeBron James gave Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo hefty praise during Game 6 of the NBA Finals

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James sat court-side for Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks to show support for his friend Chris Paul. Unfortunately for Paul, the Suns went on to lose that contest by the score of 123-119 to put them on the brink of elimination.

For the Suns to keep their NBA championship hopes alive, they needed to win Game 6 on Tuesday night. But, Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was not making it easy for them due to his impressive performance throughout the contest. James could not help but give Giannis props for his showing.

LeBron James gives props to Giannis Antetokounmpo during Game 6 of NBA Finals

You have to give Antetokounmpo props for this showing, because he was absolutely dominant through the first three quarters of Game 6.

Antetokounmpo played 33 minutes up until the end of the third quarter, where he scored 37 points (12-for-21 from field, 12-for-13 on free throws), grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out one assist. Oh, and he blocked three shots in that span.

Regardless of how Game 6 ends, NBA fans have been treated to an awesome, closely contested NBA Finals between the Bucks and Suns.





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