Fear the (Supporting) Deer: The Milwaukee Bucks Are Going to the NBA Finals
Fifty years ago the Milwaukee Bucks won the NBA Finals (1971). Since then, they’ve only been back once. And that was in 1974. Yeesh. Well, on July 3, 2021, that changed. The Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals 4–2 (BUCKS IN SIX!) to clinch the series and advance. For the first time in over 45 years, the Bucks are back in the NBA Finals.
If it doesn’t seem like that big of a deal, let’s put things into a little bit more perspective.