The Great Battle of the Eastern Conference: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks

Following Murray’s 44-Point Game, Atlanta Meets Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Bucks (46-27) and the Atlanta Hawks (34-39) are set to face off in a highly anticipated game at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT. The Hawks will be entering the game coming off a thrilling overtime win against the Boston Celtics, where Dejounte Murray scored an impressive 44 points to lead his team to victory.

The Bucks currently hold a strong second place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 31-14 in Eastern Conference play. On the other hand, the Hawks have been struggling with a 20-26 record in Eastern Conference games and allow an average of 120.5 points per game to opponents, resulting in a scoring differential of -1.3 points per game. However, both teams have been shooting fairly efficiently this season, with the Hawks shooting 46.6% from the field (slightly lower than the 46.9% allowed by the Bucks to opponents) and the Bucks shooting an impressive 49.0% from the field (0.4% lower than their opponents’ shooting percentage against the Hawks).

This will be their third meeting this season, with both teams looking forward to securing a win in this matchup. In terms of top performers to watch, Clint Capela is averaging an impressive 11.4 points and 10.5 rebounds for the Hawks, while Dejounte Murray has been on fire lately with an average of 28 points in his last 10 games. Damian Lillard is averaging an impressive 24.4 points per game for the Bucks and Malik Beasley has been making some noise lately with an average of three made three-pointers in his last ten games.

Both teams have had their ups and downs recently, with Atlanta having a winning record of five out of their last ten games while scoring an average of 115

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