Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks imposed road conditions and are now closing in on the NBA title
The NBA Conference Finals were finally defined with the victory of the Atlanta Hawks (103-96) against the Philadelphia 76ers to reach this stage for the first time since they lost in 2014-2015 with the Cleveland Cavaliers and maintain the dream of awarding the first title under this moniker to a franchise that was founded in 1946.
The quintet led by Trae Young arranged in the Wells Fargo Center of the premises so that, again, a Game 7 of the Conference Semifinals would lean towards the visitors, just as their now rivals in the Eastern Conference Finals did: the Milwaukee Bucks.
Giannis Antetokounmpo and company surprised by leaving the Brookyn Nets on the road And now his “prize” is to face a team that comes packed after eliminating the New York Knicks in five games and then the 76ers.
The Western Conference was defined a little earlier and this Sunday the Phoenix Suns stayed with the first commitment by beating the Los Angeles Clippers at home by a score of 120-114, showing that the sweep they gave to the Denver Nuggets and now they will meet again with Paul George, Kawhi Leonard and company next Tuesday once again in Phoenix.
The Hawks, who had three straight seasons without making the playoffs, are now one step away from making their first NBA Finals. from 1960-1961 when they lost to the Boston Celtics.