Game 6: Bucks defeat Hawks, 118-107, to reach NBA finals

The Milwaukee Bucks are headed back to the NBA finals for the first time since 1974 after defeating the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Khris Middleton scored 32 points, including a run of 16 straight points in the third quarter that carried the Bucks to a 118-107 victory over the Hawks.

Third-seeded Milwaukee won the best-of-seven series 4-2 despite the absence of two-time league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, who hyperextended his left knee in Game 4.

Jrue Holiday stepped up for the second straight game and flirted with a triple double, finishing with 27 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.

Cam Reddish came off the bench to spark the Hawks recored 21 points, making six of seven 3-pointers.

Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 20 points and John Collins contributed with 13 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.

The Bukcs will face the Phoenix Suns in the finals. Game 1 is Tuesday (Wednesday Philippine Time) in Phoenix.

Watch the full game 6 highlights below.

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