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  • Writer's pictureFagothethird Franklin

The Hawks soared high in Game 4, as they tied the series up 2-2

Atlanta- The Hawks have evened the series up after defeating the Bucks 110-88.

After Trae Young tweaked his ankle in Game 3, it looked like the series could be in trouble for the wounded Hawks. Just before tip off, it was announced that Young was going to be out of the line-up for Game 4 with a deep bone bruise on his right foot. That was a huge blow for the Hawks, who needed him.

Lou Williams got the start and early on, it looked like the Hawks played inspired ball. They shared the ball and gave themselves a high percentage shot selection instead of forcing shots up. On the defensive end, they got into the Bucks passing lane and got steals which led to six fast break points in the second quarter. The Hawks wounded and all was taking it to the Bucks and finished the half with a 51-38 lead.

At the start of the third, there was a serious injury that altered the game a bit. Clint Capella tried to go for an alley-opp and Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to block his shot. Giannis came down on his left leg awkwardly. After he left the game, the Hawks went on a 17-4 run to push their lead to 20 points and continued to led at the end of the third.

The Hawks started to let their lead slip, as the Bucks went on a 6-0 at the start of the fourth. Atlanta stiffened their defense up and got the stops that they need down the stretch. After a short scare by the Bucks,the Hawks went on to cruise to a victory.

Williams finished with 21 points in 35 minutes.


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