Milwaukee Bucks, the American professional basketball team based in Milwaukee, made their way into the grand finale of the NBA. This is the first time in so many years that the team reached that level. The last time the basketball team reached the finals round was during the time there was Kareem Abdul Jabbar, the professional basketball sensation in their team.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks
Milwaukee Bucks created their path after having defeated the Atlanta-based basketball team, Atlanta Hawks. The match was held on the 3rd of July. The total scores from the game are 118-107. The team secured their win even after being at a disadvantage. They were short of one player, Giannis Antetokunmpo, the Greek professional basketball sensation. The 26-year-old could not be present in the game due to a knee injury. He did not have a role to play in the game for the last few games. Milwaukee Bucks will now be facing the team hailing from Phoenix in the state of Arizona, Phoenix Suns.
This will be an extremely interesting game for the fans as this is the first time the Milwaukee-based team is playing since the year 1971. The first game from the finale is scheduled to be at 9 pm on the 6th of July. It is to be broadcasted by the television channel, ABC. One of the players to take the team to the top was Jrue Holiday.
The 31-year-old player went on to score a total of 27 points in the match against the Atlanta Hawks. The player made that possible with four steals, nine assists, and nine rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks were already leading the game since the beginning of the game. In the first quarter, the total points were 15-4. They were already ahead of the Atlanta Hawks by a total of 24 points at the beginning of quarter 4.