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Bucks vs. Hawks playoff preview: Milwaukee's defense on Trae Young, bench production among biggest storylines

After advancing through the first two rounds of postseason play, the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks are set to meet in the Eastern Conference finals. The winner of the best-of-seven series between the teams will advance to the NBA Finals -- a place that neither team has been in quite some time. Milwaukee's last conference title came back in 1974, while the Hawks have never advanced to the Finals since moving to Atlanta in 1968. The Hawks last won a title in 1958 when they were located in St. Louis. The Bucks are searching for their first title since 1971 when they were led by Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
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Game 1 Thread: Hawks vs. Bucks

The Atlanta Hawks are set to battle the Milwaukee Bucks for Game 1 on Wednesday night, with an opportunity to steal Game 1 on the road for the third consecutive series. Kevin Huerter (ankle) is probable. Bogdan Bogdanovic (right knee soreness) is questionable. Cam Reddish (right Achilles soreness) is questionable.
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Nets vs. Bucks score, results: Milwaukee survives Kevin Durant's heroics in Game 7 win

Kevin Durant tried to will the Nets to a victory, but the Bucks are going to the Eastern Conference finals after winning a back-and-forth Game 7. Durant, who scored 48 points, nearly played the hero role to perfection. He hit a game-tying shot with one second left in regulation to send the game to overtime. It marked the first overtime in an NBA Game 7 since Spurs-Mavericks in the 2006 Western Conference semifinals.

2021 NBA Playoffs: Hawks vs. Bucks odds, line, picks, Game 1 predictions from model on 100-66 roll

The Milwaukee Bucks welcome the Atlanta Hawks to Fiserv Forum for a high-profile battle in Game 1 on Wednesday night. The Bucks and Hawks will square off in the Eastern Conference finals, with the winner of the best-of-seven clash advancing to the 2021 NBA Finals. The Hawks upset the Philadelphia 76ers in a seven-game second round series, while the Bucks also needed seven games to defeat Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets. Donte DiVincenzo (ankle) is out for the Bucks. Kevin Huerter (ankle) is probable for the Hawks, with Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) listed as questionable.

Three things to watch series preview: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks

The Eastern Conference Finals are here… and this is not the matchup we expected. The fifth-seeded Atlanta Hawks have arrived earlier than expected, with Trae Young making a leap and bringing John Collins and company along with him. They caught a break against an injured Joel Embiid, who faded late in games, but the Hawks also rose up to the challenge against the 76ers and made plays when it mattered, gaining confidence along the way.

NBA playoffs 2021: Experts' picks for Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks in the conference finals

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't reached the NBA Finals since 1974. The Atlanta Hawks haven't been there since 1961. One of those droughts is ending soon. In an unexpected Eastern Conference finals showdown, two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo's Bucks are pinned against Trae Young's Hawks. While Milwaukee is favored to win the series, Atlanta has been proving doubters wrong all postseason with upset wins over the New York Knicks and a thrilling seven-game series victory over the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers.

Series Preview: Bucks' breakthrough up against ahead-of-schedule Hawks

The Milwaukee Bucks don’t have to worry about that uphill climb to get out of the East this postseason. Facing and advancing against nemeses Miami, Brooklyn and Philadelphia, the last two without homecourt advantage, was going to be the Bucks’ tall order. Until the Atlanta Hawks crashed the party by putting down the Sixers in seven.

NBA playoffs: Watch, stream Hawks vs. Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals on TNT

The 2021 NBA playoffs are in full swing, with pivotal games between top teams nearly every day. They're broadcast live on national and cable networks -- namely TNT, ESPN and ABC -- but thanks to live TV streaming services, NBA fans don't need a cable subscription to watch. As we near the end of the NBA season, only four teams are left standing so we're down to just one game per night.