Hawks to face Bucks in East Finals after Game 7 win in Philadelphia

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are headed to the Eastern Conference Finals for a matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Hawks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 103-96 in Game 7 on Sunday night.

Trae Young scored 21 points. Kevin Huerter led the Hawks with 27 points.

Joel Embiid scored 31 points for the Sixers.

Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals tips off Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Fiserv Forum.

This marked only the second year since 1973 when the NBA began seeding for the playoffs by conference when neither No. 1 seed will make the conference finals.

West No. 1 seed Utah was eliminated by the Clippers.

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