The Hawks' offense wounded in Game 2, 125-91
Atlanta- The Hawks' offense stalled in Game 2.
After a gritty and hard fought victory in Game 1, Trae Young and crew looked a bit shell shocked early on in Game 2. The Hawks was trying to match the intensity of the Bucks, which got them into a little foul trouble as a team in the first half. Atlanta had no answer for Giannis Antetokounmpo in the first two quarters. Giannis punished the Hawks in the paint and elbow area. He finished the half with
Late into the second, the Hawks could not buy a bucket to save their lives and the Bucks went on a 20-0 run to push their lead to double figures. At the end of the half, Atlanta had to dig themselves out of a 31 point grave, 76-45.
In the second half, the Hawks tried to overcome the huge deficit, but shots was not falling. Most of the Hawks' starters was taken out early in the fourth. Atlanta went on to lose and now the series is tied at one apiece.