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Bucks down Suns to even series behind Middleton’s clutch performance

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
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Middleton scored 40 points, including 10 straight for the Milwaukee Bucks down the stretch to send them past the Phoenix Suns, 109-103 on Wednesday night in Game 4.

Suns survive Antetokounmpo’s monster night, extend NBA Finals lead over Bucks

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
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Devin Booker scored 31 points, Chris Paul had 23 and the Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 series lead.

Bucks defeat Hawks, advance to 1st NBA Finals since 1974

Saturday, July 3rd, 2021
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Khris Middleton scored 32 points to help the shorthanded Milwaukee Bucks secure their spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night.

Paul lifts Suns past Clippers to advance to NBA Finals for 1st time since 1993

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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Chris Paul led the Phoenix Suns into their first NBA Finals in 28 years, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 130-103 on Wednesday night to close out the Western Conference finals in six games.

George helps Clippers stave off elimination against Suns

Monday, June 28th, 2021
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Paul George scored 41 points, Reggie Jackson added 23 and the resilient Los Angeles Clippers staved off elimination by beating the Phoenix Suns 116-102 on Monday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.

Middleton ties career-high with 38 points as Bucks down Hawks

Sunday, June 27th, 2021
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Khris Middleton scored 20 of his playoff career high-tying 38 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 113-102 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

Bucks dominate Hawks, avenge Game 1 loss to tie series up

Friday, June 25th, 2021
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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points, Jrue Holiday added 22 and the Milwaukee Bucks blew out the Atlanta Hawks 125-91 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at a game apiece.

Durant pours in 32 as Nets rout Bucks to extend series lead in Harden’s absence

Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Kevin Durant scored 32 points in three quarters of a top-to-bottom blowout that sent the Brooklyn Nets halfway to the Eastern Conference finals with a 125-86 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.

Young, Hawks shake off Embiid, hostile crowd to claim Game 1

Sunday, June 6th, 2021
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Trae Young put an early smackdown on Philly and again rose to the occasion in the playoffs for a Hawks team that wasted no time grabbing control of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

With Lowry, Ujiri reaching free agency, Raptors’ ‘We The North’ era might be over

Monday, May 17th, 2021
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Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and star guard Kyle Lowry are free agents. Should they leave, it would close the book on an era of Raptors basketball. If they stay, another chapter may be in order.