Bucks In 6 : Milwaukee Advances to NBA Finals for First Time Since 1974 with Win Over Hawks
Eastern Conference Finals – Game 6:
Milwaukee 118, Atlanta 107
–For the first time since 1974, the Milwaukee Bucks are heading to the NBA Finals after taking down the Atlanta Hawks in game six of the Eastern Conference Finals Saturday night.
Khris Middleton scored 32 points, with Jrue Holiday adding 27 as the Bucks used a 44-point third quarter to pull away and advance to the finals. Pat Connaughton and Jeff Teague came off the bench to score 13 and 11 points, respectively in the win.
Cam Reddish scored 21 points off the bench to lead Atlanta in the loss, with Bogan Bogdanovich adding 20. Trae Young added 14 points in his return to the lineup after missing two games with a bone bruise.
It will be the Bucks and Phoenix Suns in the NBA Finals – Game One is Tuesday night in Phoenix.