Finally! Bucks, Suns set for NBA Finals after long waits

This year's NBA Championship Finals will feature a showdown between the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks.



July 6, 2021 - 9:39 AM

Saturday, June 26, 2021, Los Angeles CA - Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) looks to control a rebound during first half action in Game four of the NBA Western Conference Finals at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul walked up the stairs and took a seat in front of the NBA Finals logo, a climb that took him 16 years to complete.

The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks are used to enduring long waits.

They came into the NBA together in 1968 and between them have managed to win one championship. They’ve combined for only one trip to the finals since the mid-1970s.

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