Defeating the Atlanta Hawks 118-107 in the Eastern Conference final in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks won the series 4-2 and became the Phoenix Suns’ opponent in the NBA finals.
The NBA play-offs continued with a single game. The Bucks won the 6th game of the series, where they were guests of the Hawks, and reached the finals for the third time in its history, the first since 1974.
Khris Middleton, who scored 32 points, 23 of which was in the third quarter, drew the Bucks’ score load, who took the field without the injured star player Giannis Antetokounmpo. Middleton also had 7 assists and 3 steals. Jrue Holiday accompanied Middleton with 27 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals.
Cam Reddish finished with 21 points, Bogdan Bogdanovic with 20 points, Trae Young with 14 points, 9 assists and John Collins with 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Hawks.
The first game of the finals series between the Western Conference champions Suns and the Eastern Conference champions Bucks will be played on Wednesday, July 7 at 04:00.