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Saib ua ntej tshuaj ntsiav rau Milwaukee-Atlanta Eastern Conference Finals series uas pib hnub Wednesday:

Zauv 3 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (46-26, 8-3) vs. No. 5 ATLANTA HAWKS (41-31, 8-4)

Lub caij nyoog nthuav dav: Phaws, 2-1.

Lub caij nyoog: Wednesday thiab Friday thaum Milwaukee, Hnub Sunday thiab Lub Rau Hli 29 ntawm Atlanta, Lub Xya Hli 1 ntawm Milwaukee yog tias tsim nyog, Lub Xya Hli 3 ntawm Atlanta yog tias tsim nyog, Lub Xya Hli 5 ntawm Milwaukee yog tias tsim nyog.

Zaj Dab Neeg: Nws yog zaum thib peb hauv NBA keeb kwm uas ib pab pawg tau yeej Kev Ua Si 7s ntawm txoj kev, nce qib mus rau lub ntsej muag tam sim ntawd. Lwm tus: Cleveland thiab Golden Lub Xeev xyoo 2018 NBA Finals, thiab Kansas City thiab Houston hauv 1981 Western Cov Rooj Sib Tham zaum kawg. Lub sijhawm ntev heev txog li yuav xaus; Lub Bucks yuav ua si hauv NBA Finals thawj zaug txij li xyoo 1974 lossis Hawks yuav tau txais rau ntawd txij li thaum xyoo 1961.

Key matchup 1: Atlanta's Trae Young vs. Milwaukee Lub Plaub Hlis Jrue. Thawj teg haujlwm rau ob qho yuav tshee hnyo lawv qhov kev ua si phem heev 7 tua ua yeeb yam; ob qho tib si tau 5 rau 23 nyob rau hauv lawv qhov kev ua si kawg, tsis tau ob leeg kuj tau ua qee qhov loj txhaj rau hauv txoj ncab. Qhov no ib qho yog qhov yooj yim lub zog vs. lub zog matchup, nrog Young cov neeg tseem ceeb hauv tus qhab nia thiab Nyiaj so koobtsheej ib qho ntawm cov kev ua si zoo tshaj plaws ntawm-pob tiv thaiv.

Keyup matchup 2: Atlanta John Collins vs. Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo. Qhov no yuav tsis yog Collins tag nrho, tab sis nws yuav pom Antetokounmpo kom ntau thiab tej zaum kwv yees lub luag haujlwm ntawm tus thawj tiv thaiv ntawm Bucks lub hnub qub. Tus Hawks yuav tau muaj Collins, Clint Capela, tej zaum txawm tias qee tus Solomon Hill thiab lwm tus txhaws txoj kab ntawm kev tiv thaiv ob-lub sijhawm MVP. Atlanta yuav luag tsis tas yuav ua siab ntev tso lub koob npe tsis zoo ua kom nrov nrov ntawm txoj kab, thiab lawv yuav xav kom ntseeg tau tias Collins tsis muaj qhov teeb meem foul ntau.

Kev saib xyuas raug mob: Atlanta Bogdan Bogdanovic (lub hauv caug) tau txwv hauv Kev Ua Si 7 vs. Philadelphia. Milwaukee's Donte DiVincenzo (pob luj taws) yog qhov tseem tshuav ntawm qhov kev tawm tsam.

Cov naj npawb ntawm cov lus ceeb toom: Tus Hawks yog 5-2 hauv cov playoffs kom deb li deb ntawm txoj kev, suav nrog kev yeej kev sib tw ntawm New York thiab Philadelphia. … Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo ua tus playoffs thaj tsam 13.6 rebounds ib qhov kev ua si. … Tsis muaj leej twg nyob hauv cov chaw ua si no tau ua txhaum cai ntau dua nyob rau hauv thawj ob puag ncig dua li Young (93); tsis muaj ib pab neeg nyob hauv cov playoffs yog qhov nruab nrab ntawm cov kev ua txhaum tsawg tshaj li Milwaukee (18.0). … Cov Bucks yog 7-0 hauv kev ua si thaum Khris Middleton tua zoo dua 40%, 1-3 thaum nws tsis ua. ... Kevin Huerter Atlanta's tau 27 cov ntsiab lus hauv Kev Ua Si 7 dhau Philadelphia; ob peb lub hlis txaj muag ntawm nws lub hnub nyoog 23, nws yog tus thib yim-hluas tshaj plaws hauv NBA keeb kwm kom tau qhab nia ntau yam hauv Kev Ua Si 7.… Hawks cov kws qhia ib ntus Nate McMillan, uas tau ua lub luag haujlwm ci ntsa iab txij li tau los ntawm Atlanta, tau ploj mus 8- 4 hauv cov playoffs; nws pawg hauv Seattle, Portland thiab Indiana tau ua ke 9-30 hauv lawv 39 kev ua si tom qab kawg nyob hauv nws. … Tus kws qhia Bucks Mike Budenholzer yog Atlanta tus kws qhia thaum Hawks kawg tshwm sim hauv East final, tau txais los ntawm Cleveland xyoo 2015. Budenholzer tseem coj Milwaukee rau lub rooj sib tham zaum kawg hauv 2019, poob rau hauv rau 1970 qhov kev sib tw rau Toronto. … Txhua lub rooj sib tham sab hnub tuaj kawg txij xyoo 1 nthuav txog yam tsawg kawg ntawm 2 lossis thib 3 lub noob - txog rau xyoo tas los, thaum No. 5 Boston thiab Zaj 3 Miami tau nyob ntawd. Thiab xyoo no, lub No. 5 thiab No. XNUMX noob pom lawv txoj kev rov qab mus rau East title series.

Kev twv ua ntej: Atlanta tsis muaj qhov nyhav kiag li nrog ib pab pawg hluas feem ntau uas tsuas yog xav tias yuav sib cav sib ceg rau kev sib tw ua si. Milwaukee yuav muaj tons ntawm nws; qhov no yog franchise tsim thiab siv tau rau kev sib tw. Ntawd yog qhov loj loj rau ntug Hawks thiab nws yuav khaws cia hauv koob. Tab sis cov Bucks tau txais txiaj ntsig ntau rau kev muaj sia nyob txhua yam uas Kevin Durant thiab kev raug mob-ua haujlwm qeeb Brooklyn tuaj yeem mus rau hauv Round 2. Qhov no yuav tsis yooj yim, tab sis Bucks hauv 7.