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Giannis told reporters he won an NBA title the "hard way" by staying with Milwaukee instead of joining a super team.
In December, Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo signed the. Over the years, other NBA stars have jetted off to high-profile teams to chase and win titles.
Antetokounmpo decided not to. After, the 2021 NBA Finals MVP—while smoking a cigar with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy in his left arm and the Finals MPV trophy in his right— reminded the world why he chose to stay with the Bucks.
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"I couldn't leave," Antetokounmpo told reporters. "There was a job that had to be finished. Coming back, I said, this was my city, they trust me, they believe in me, they believe in us, even when we lose, the city was still on our side and obviously I wanted to get the job done.
"It is easy to go somewhere and win a championship with somebody else, it's easy. I could go to a super team, do my part and win a championship. But, I did it the hard way."
Giannis posted a masterful performance, recording 50 points, 14 rebounds while finishing an eye-popping 17-of-19 from the free throw line. He is only the seventh player to have a 50-point game in the Finals.
With Antetokounmpo winning NBA Finals MVP, he became the first player in NBA history to average 30 points, 10 rebounds and five assists on 60% shooting in an NBA Finals series.
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Talk to any international NBA scout worth his salt, and he will tell you there is nowhere in the world a potential draft pick can go unnoticed. Nobody embodies the NBA's foreign developmental philosophy better than Princepal Singh, an electrician's son from the small farming town of Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab, India, who is the country's latest and greatest hope to become its first NBA player. "We may have a few slip through our hands, but not many," Scott Flemming, the technical director for NBA Academy India in Delhi, told Yahoo Sports. "We've kind of turned over every rock trying to find players." Princepal played volleyball.