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TLANTA, GEORGIA – JULY 03: Brook Lopez #11 of the Milwaukee Bucks hugs Bobby Portis #9 after the team’s series win against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals at State Farm Arena on July 03, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo : Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The Milwaukee Bucks are the NBA Eastern Conference champions with a commanding 118-107 Game 6 win to close out their series 4-2 against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night at the State Farm Arena, the Hawks’ homecourt.
The win hands the Bucks the right to face the Phoenix Suns in the NBA finals. The Suns closed out their series earlier, also clinching the NBA Western Conference title, 4-2, via a 130-103 routing of the Los Angeles Clippers.
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 4, 2021
Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday made sure to close out the series in the Bucks Favor even without Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was not cleared for Game 6.Middleton topscored for the Bucks with 32 points in 41 minutes, grabbed four boards, and dished out seven assists. Holiday contributed 27 points and had nine each in the rebound and assists departments.
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