The Hawks stun the Bucks in Game 1 of the Eastern finals

The Atlanta Hawks faced off the Milwaukee Bucks for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night.

The Hawks defeated the Bucks in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series. The Hawks stunned the Bucks, winning 116-113 to take a 1-0 series lead.

Trae Young delivered a historic performance for the win, with help from John Collins and Clint Capela’s game-winning shot. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jrue Holiday, on the other hand, kept the Hawks on their toes throughout the game.

Game 1 featured a high level of performance and effort from both teams, making the series very exciting and interesting.

The Bucks started strong, taking the lead in the first half, but the Hawks came back and won the game in the third quarter.

The Bucks got off to a fast start in the first quarter.

Brook Lopez made the first basket of the game from behind the arc for the Bucks. Trae Young quickly responded with a floater, and Capela dunk on Young’s pass to give the Hawks the lead.

But the Bucks quickly regained the lead. They then displayed excellent teamwork, passing the ball around before Lopez dunk on Giannis’ pass.

That movement of the ball

June 24, 2021 — Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) Young came up with a putback after his own miss, reducing the lead to one point once more.

Giannis drew a foul and scored on the other side, as well as dunking on Jrue Holiday’s pass. Kevin Huerter hit a jump shot, and the Hawks took the lead once more.

They were tied at 14-13 halfway through the first quarter. Giannis nailed a dunk, and Collins made a hopping move for the bucket.

Holiday’s pass was dunk by Bobby Portis, and the Bucks led 26-22. Following that, Holiday drove to the basket and slammed a one-handed dunk that energized the bench.

On the other end, Lou Williams added a three-pointer. The Bucks led 28-25 at the end of the quarter.

In the second quarter, the Bucks took the lead once more. Two minutes into the quarter, Giannis made a reverse layup to put the Bucks up 34-28.

Huerter spun around and tossed down a jumper. Antetokounmpo then found Khris Middleton on the other side for a dunk.

They were 38-31 when Giannis hit a floater with 7:56 left in the third quarter.

Young responded with a floater on the other side before hitting a three-pointer on the next possession.

He added another three-pointer, sparking an 8-2 run by himself that cut the lead to four points about halfway through the quarter.

20 points and still counting

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Capela’s dunk off Young’s pass brought the Hawks within two points.

Middleton then made a fadeaway jumper on the opposite side.

Huerter hit a three-pointer, giving the Hawks a one-point lead. PJ Tucker followed with a layup.

Holiday hit a three-pointer to give the Bucks a five-point lead.

Young quickly responded with a long two-pointer, and Holiday hit a three-pointer on the other end.

#ECFonTNT Trae had his defender dancing

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Danilo Gallinari hit a three-pointer, and Holiday responded with a floater.

The Bucks led by five points at the end of the quarter, 59-54.

In the third quarter, the Hawks make a comeback.

Over a minute into the third quarter, they led 58-65.

Following that, Clint Capela drove to the basket, but Lopez blocked him, followed by Giannis. Capela eventually broke through the Bucks defense and scored a layup on the next possession.

With 9:18 left in the quarter, Young’s alley-oop to Collins for a dunk tied the game at 65-65.

#ECFonTNT Trae to Collins lob

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Holiday then found Giannis on the other side for a dunk, giving the Bucks the lead.

However, Huerter hit a jumper to tie the game once more.

Collins made a layup after Young missed, giving the Hawks a five-point lead.

Holiday responded with a one-handed dunk, and Collins responded with a dunk off Young’s pass.

With 2:48 left in the quarter, Young hit a hook shot to put the Hawks up 83-75.

Holiday made a three-pointer, and Young responded with a three-pointer of his own.

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Following that, Holiday hit another three-pointer, and Gallinari hit a long two-pointer on the other end.

The Hawks won the quarter 88-85, completing a comeback and taking the lead.

In the final seconds, the Hawks took the lead.

The competitive match between the two teams resumed in the fourth quarter.

To begin the quarter, Solomon Hill drove straight to the bucket and dunk.


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On the other end, Bryn Forbes hit a three-pointer.

Giannis turned down Bogdan Bogdanovic at the rim.

Holiday then hit a jumper to tie the game at 92-92 with less than eight minutes remaining in the quarter.

They were 98-96 with less than six minutes remaining in the quarter when Giannis dunk on Middleton to tie the game once more.

After Holiday hit a three-pointer, Giannis drew a foul and scored, giving the Bucks a 7-point lead.

Collins deflected Huerter’s miss, and Young drew a foul with a hook shot.

Pat Connaughton then blocked Young at the rim.

Giannis scored on Holiday’s pass. Collins then hit a three-pointer to cut the lead to one point.


In the fourth image, the money is rolling in.

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The Bucks took a point lead after Capela grabbed an offensive rebound and made a layup.

The Hawks took the lead in Game 1 after the quarter ended 116-113.


Trae Young had a historic night for the Hawks, scoring 48 points, dishing out 11 assists for a double-double, and grabbing 7 rebounds.

John Collins had a double-double of 23 points and 15 rebounds.

Kevin Huerter contributed 13 points and 2 rebounds.

Clint Capela had a double-double of 12 points and 19 rebounds, as well as 2 assists.

Giannis led the Bucks with 34 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double, as well as 9 assists.

Jrue Holiday finished with 33 points and 10 assists for a double-double with 4 rebounds.

Khris Middleton led the team with 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists.

Bobby Portis led the Bucks’ bench with 11 points and 8 rebounds.

The Hawks and Bucks will square off in Game 2 on Friday night in Milwaukee.

#ECFonTNT Jrue rocking the rim

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