The most balanced and fought series of the Eastern Conference is confirming what was predicted a week ago, despite Hawks’ 2-1 lead and Atlanta’s ability to take advantage of one misses Julius Randle a distant relative of the one awarded as the most improved player of the regular season ended in mid-May. The protagonist for Atlanta has so far been an absolute level Trae Young, complicated to limit by the Knicks defense and author of 21 points and 14 assists in the first game of his career in the playoffs in front of the Georgia public. They will be the ones to push the Hawks also in race-4, crucial point of a series yet to be defined. A playoff ride in which he is also trying to have his say our Danilo Gallinari, inaccurate in the first two challenges of Madison Square Garden and lethal of the arch in the challenge 48 hours ago thanks to his long distance 4/4. The blue n ° 8 is crucial for the Hawks’ fate as they leave the bench, the extra man to exploit during the race.
First Gallinari, then LeBron: playoff evening on Sky
Who can turn the tide at Knicks? Derrick Rose, promoted to a quintet in race-3 by Tom Thibodeau, thus allowing the youngest MVP in NBA history to take the title role again in the postseason six years after the last time. The 30 points in Race-3 were what kept New York alive in a match dominated by the Hawks, but the hope of the guests is to hit again thanks to his talent a defense certainly not exceptional to protect the iron. A game to follow on Sky Sports NBA, to find out who will approach qualification to the Conference semifinals, with the commentary by Francesco Bonfardeci and Matteo Soragna.