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2021 NBA Conference Finals schedule: games and dates

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference, while the Western Conference sees the Phoenix Suns meet the LA Clippers.

2021 NBA Conference Finals schedule: games and dates
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The Eastern Conference Finals see the Atlanta Hawks take on the Milwaukee Bucks, while in the Western Conference Finals the Phoenix Suns face the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA Finals place at stake in Conference Finals

The Hawks made it to the best-of-seven Conference Finals with a 4-3 semi-final series win over the Philadelphia 76ers, with the Bucks booking their spot alongside Atlanta by seeing off the Brooklyn Nets 4-3.

In the Western Conference, meanwhile, the Clippers defeated the Utah Jazz 4-2 to set up their clash with the Suns, who claimed a 4-0 series sweep over the Denver Nuggets.

The winners of the two Conference Finals will face off in the NBA Finals in July.

2021 NBA Conference Finals schedule

Eastern Conference Finals: Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks

Game 1: Wednesday 23 June, 8:30pm EDT

Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks, Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee

Game 2: Friday 25 June, 8:30pm EDT

Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks, Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee

Game 3: Sunday 27 June, 8:30pm EDT

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks, State Farm Arena, Atlanta

Game 4: Tuesday 29 June, 8:30pm EDT

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks, State Farm Arena, Atlanta

Game 5: Thursday 1 July, 8:30pm EDT

Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks, Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee

Game 6: Saturday 3 July, 8:30pm EDT

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks, State Farm Arena, Atlanta

Game 7: Monday 5 July, 8:30pm EDT

Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks, Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee

Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrates the Milwaukee Bucks' Game 7 win over the Brooklyn Nets in the Eastern Conference semi-finals.

Western Conference Finals: Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers

Game 1: Sunday 20 June, 3:30pm EDT

Los Angeles Clippers 114-120 Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix

Game 2: Tuesday 22 June, 9:00pm EDT

Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix

Game 3: Thursday 24 June, 9:00pm EDT

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers, Staples Center, Los Angeles

Game 4: Saturday 26 June, 9:00pm EDT

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers, Staples Center, Los Angeles

Game 5: Monday 28 June, 9:00pm EDT

Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix

Game 6: Wednesday 30 June, 9:00pm EDT

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers, Staples Center, Los Angeles

Game 7: Friday 2 July, 9:00pm EDT

Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix