The wait is over. The Milwaukee Bucks have finally become NBA champions for the first time in 50 years as they beat the Phoenix Suns after trailing 0-2 in the series. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the hero of the night and the social media was flooded with hilarious memes.
The series didn't begin well for the newly crowned champions. Chris Paul, Devin Booker, and the Suns have gotten off to a better start and it seemed like they were going to end the franchise's curse by lifting its first trophy in history.
However, the Giannis, Khris Middleton, and the rest of the pack have successfully turned things around to give the Milwaukee fanbase a long-awaited title that will live long in their memory. Check out the best memes and reactions on the Internet.
Giannis fires the Bucks to glory: Funniest memes to the 2020/21 NBA Finals
Many people may have not believed this would finally be the year for Giannis and the Bucks. However, not only he ended up winning his first NBA ring, but he played a pivotal role in winning four straight games that helped the Bucks lifting the trophy and was recognized as the Finals MVP.
As expected, basketball fans were all over social media sharing funny memes and reacting to the NBA Finals. Giannis' performance and the Suns' four defeats in a row were subjects of discussion and people made the most of them with creative memes.
The 2021/22 NBA season is now on the books, and the Milwaukee Bucks have finished it in the best possible way. The drought is over, they became NBA champions and the entire city will be enjoying this success at least until next season begins.