Former Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes wins NBA Championship with Milwaukee Bucks
Former Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes is an NBA champion.
Forbes’ Milwaukee Bucks clinched the title last night on their home floor. Forbes didn’t play in the game, but he has had an off-the-bench role for Milwaukee throughout the postseason.
In these playoffs, Forbes averaged 6.6 points per contest on 37.1 percent shooting from 3-point range. He played 13.7 minutes per night across 20 games.
After the final buzzer, Michigan State basketball and Spartans legend Draymond Green acknowledged Forbes’ achievement:
NBA CHAMPION 🏆 pic.twitter.com/PRfavUBFOJ
— Michigan State Basketball (@MSU_Basketball) July 21, 2021
My young Spartan Dawg!! @BrynjForbes !!! Congrats Champ!!!
— Draymond Green (@Money23Green) July 21, 2021
Forbes is in his fifth NBA season and his first with the Milwaukee Bucks. He spent the first four years of his career with the San Antonio Spurs.
Forbes has carved out a role as a knockdown 3-point shooter. For his career, he’s made 41.2 percent of his 3-point attempts on a volume of 4.3 per game.
He last played for Michigan State during the 2015-16 campaign when he averaged 14.4 points per game while he made a whopping 48.1 percent of his 3-point attempts.
Forbes went undrafted coming out of college.