Articles about Eastern Conference Finals

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ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk moved quickly to lock down Nate McMillan as the full-time coach, reaching an agreement to remove the interim tag only two days after team's season ended.The deal comes after McMillan, in ...
Jul 6, 2021
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ATLANTA - As the final seconds ticked off on a season that lasted far longer than anyone expected, the crowd rose to its feet to salute the home team.The Atlanta Hawks sure earned the cheers.Making an improbable turnaround from what looked ...
Jul 5, 2021
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ATLANTA - The Milwaukee Bucks were an instant success in the NBA, winning a championship in just their third season and reaching the finals again three years later.Nearly a half-century later, they finally have a shot at another title.Khris Middleton ...
Jul 4, 2021
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GIANNIS Antetokounmpo has been ruled out for Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Hawks on Saturday in Atlanta (Sunday, Manila time).A hyperextended knee kept Antetokounmpo out of Game Five but the Bucks won in ...
Jul 4, 2021
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ATLANTA - It has become a familiar holding pattern in the Eastern Conference final.The wait to see who's going to play.Nothing has changed with the series headed back to Atlanta for a potentially clinching Game Six on Saturday night ( ...
Jul 3, 2021
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ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are dealing with another injury that could affect their preparations for Game Five of the Eastern Conference final.Clint Capela, the Hawks' top rebounder and one of the NBA's best defensive players, took an inadvertent ...
Jul 1, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is doubtful for Game Five of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) after undergoing an MRI on his injured left knee.Bucks officials said the two-time MVP hyperextended his left knee in ...
Jul 1, 2021
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ATLANTA - The Milwaukee Bucks suddenly are facing the daunting challenge of possibly having to move forward in their Eastern Conference finals without their two-time MVP.Giannis Antetokounmpo sustained a hyperextension of his left knee and was forced out of the Bucks&# ...
Jun 30, 2021
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ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks proved they are more than a one-man team, shaking off Trae Young's absence with a freak injury to even the Eastern Conference finals with a 110-88 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks in Game Four ...
Jun 30, 2021
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ATLANTA - Two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sustained a hyperextension of his left knee and and was forced out of the Milwaukee Bucks' Eastern Conference finals game against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Antetokounmpo was defending a jam ...
Jun 30, 2021
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ATLANTA - Giannis Antetokounmpo is a two-time MVP, one of the best players on the planet.Even so, he'll gladly cede the closer's role to Khris Middleton in the Eastern Conference finals.With Middleton taking command in the ...
Jun 29, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks knew the key to tying the Eastern Conference finals was making sure Trae Young didn't take over again.They did all that and more Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points, Jrue Holiday ...
Jun 26, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points, Jrue Holiday added 22 and the Milwaukee Bucks blew out the Atlanta Hawks, 125-91, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) to even the Eastern Conference finals at a game apiece.The Bucks never trailed, scored ...
Jun 26, 2021
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GIANNIS Antetokounmpo's lengthy free-throw routine might be too long to be legal.Officials are under renewed pressure to enforce the 10-second rule, placing the Milwaukee Bucks' two-time MVP further in the spotlight on Friday night (Saturday, ...
Jun 26, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Trae Young remains as poised as ever in hostile environments in his first postseason of his career.Young scored 48 points, Clint Capela converted a go-ahead putback with 29.8 seconds left and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks, ...
Jun 24, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Trae Young scored 48 points, Clint Capela converted a go-ahead putback with 29.8 seconds left and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 116-113, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) to open the Eastern Conference finals.The Hawks ...
Jun 24, 2021
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ATLANTA - John Collins' value to the Atlanta Hawks' championship hopes - and in free agency - can't be fully measured by his points and rebounds.To better appreciate the power forward's vital role, try to imagine the Hawks&# ...
Jun 22, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - John Collins got a trip to the Eastern Conference finals - and an XL last laugh - in Philly.Collins sat down for an interview after a victorious Game Seven wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a photo of himself dunking on Philadelphia&# ...
Jun 21, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA - Trae Young and the Hawks are taking their stunning turnaround to the Eastern Conference finals.Young made a late 3-pointer and scored 21 points to help Atlanta win for the third time in the series in Philadelphia, a 103-96 ...
Jun 21, 2021
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NEW YORK - The Milwaukee Bucks withstood Kevin Durant's NBA-record 48 points in a Game Seven, advancing to the Eastern Conference finals by beating the Brooklyn Nets, 115-111, in overtime Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 ...
Jun 20, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA new guy Danny Green expects a lot from the 76ers this season, training his sights on at least the Eastern Conference finals.The team led by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were shown the exit early in the playoffs this year, ...
Dec 10, 2020
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