The 2021 NBA Finals are finally upon us. While the usual superstars like LeBron James may not be competing to determine the NBA Champion, there's little doubt that the best team has emerged to represent each conference.
In the East, the Milwaukee Bucks just knocked off the Atlanta Hawks in six games after the Hawks took care of what appeared to be Milwaukee's toughest competition in the Philadelphia 76ers.
In the West, the Suns also needed just six games to knock off the Los Angeles Clippers after sweeping the Denver Nuggets in the second round.
With the Larry O'Brien trophy on the line, check out all of the info you need to know about the series.
When do the NBA Finals Start?
The NBA Finals will start with Game 1 on Tuesday, July 6 at 9 p.m. EST. The first game of the series will take place in Phoenix.
Suns vs Bucks Schedule
Below is the full official schedule for the Suns vs Bucks NBA Finals series.
Game 1: Tuesday, July 6 (9 p.m. EST on ABC)
Game 2: Thursday, July 8, (9 p.m. EST on ABC)
Game 3: Sunday, July 11 (8 p.m. EST on ABC)
Game 4: Wednesday, July 14 (9 p.m. EST on ABC)
Game 5 (if necessary): Saturday, July 17 (9 p.m. EST on ABC)
Game 6 (if necessary): Tuesday, July 20 (9 p.m. EST on ABC)
Game 7 (if necessary): Thursday, July 22 (9 p.m. EST on ABC)
Suns vs Bucks Odds
NBA Playoff odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have the Suns as -175 favorites to win the NBA Championship, while the Bucks are +140 underdogs.
To start the series, the Suns are also 5.5-point favorites in Game 1.
Suns vs Bucks Predictions
Predictions for the Suns vs Bucks series are from FiveThirtyEight.
The Suns are projected for a 67% chance to win the NBA Championship, compared to 33% for the Bucks. The Suns are also projected for a 69% chance to win Game 1 and go up 1-0 in the series.
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