NBA Matchup: Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: 25th June 2021
Time: 8:30 PM ET
The Milwaukee Bucks host the Atlanta Hawks for game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Milwaukee Bucks finished the season with the third seed. The Atlanta Hawks finished as the 5th seed. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks eliminated the Brooklyn Nets. However, it took them 7 long games to do so. Additionally, The Bucks were favored to win game 1 of this series.
The Milwaukee Bucks lost game 1 to the Atlanta Hawks. However, it was a very close game and the Bucks lost by a single possession. Trae Young was absolutely sensational, displaying his talents to the world in game 1. He scored 48 PTS 11 AST and 7 RBD. This helped the Atlanta Hawks take the pivotal game 1 on the road
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Game 2 prediction
The Atlanta Hawks upset the Milwaukee Bucks and took game 1. Additionally, they did this on the road, despite losing Bogdan Bogdanovic. Therefore, the Bucks will have to win in Atlanta in order to advance to the next round. Giannis and the Bucks have proven that they are up for the challenge. The Bucks are favored to win game 2. By doing so, they will likely even the series at 1-1 heading to Atlanta.
The Bucks shot the basketball poorly in game 1. They shot 22 % of their three-pointers. Additionally, they only shot 79% from the free-throw line. This is not expected to happen again in game 2. The playoffs also take their toll on any superstar caliber player. Trae is unlikely to be able to sustain this high level of play in game 2. However, even if he gets hot and starts scoring, there is no guarantee that the rest of the team will play at a high level.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is without a doubt still the best player on the court. This is in terms of all-around ability. He has carried the Bucks franchise and is a two-time MVP. None of the teams remaining have any superstars with finals and championship experience. He is expected to have a dominant performance in game 2.
Donte DiVincenzo- left ankle ligament tear
Bogdan Bogdanovic- right knee strain( Game time decision)
How to watch Bucks vs Hawks?
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks will be televised nationally on TNT at 8: 30 ET. International viewers can access the game through the NBA league pass