Share this

Wizard Recommends

Last Updated: June 24, 2021

On This Page

First 3 Rounds of 2021 NBA Playoffs (6/22/2021)

Introduction

Now that the 2021 playoffs of the National Basketball Association have been heating up it is a great time to look at and analyze the 2021 NBA playoff landscape. Many aspects of the NBA postseason will be covered such as the match – ups, schedules, scores, news, statistics, standings, betting odds, and other applicable information regarding the 2021 NBA playoffs which started on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021.

The Eastern Conference Finals (Third Round)

  • Milwaukee Bucks (3) versus Atlanta Hawks (5)

Game 1 = Wednesday, June 23, 2021 – Atlanta Hawks at Milwaukee Bucks

TNT National Broadcast – 8:30 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 2 = Friday, June 25, 2021 – Atlanta Hawks at Milwaukee Bucks

TNT National Broadcast – 8:30 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 3 = Sunday, June 27, 2021 – Milwaukee Bucks at Atlanta Hawks

TNT National Broadcast – 8:30 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 4 = Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – Milwaukee Bucks at Atlanta Hawks

TNT National Broadcast – 8:30 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 5 = Thursday, July 1, 2021 – Atlanta Hawks at Milwaukee Bucks

TNT National Broadcast – 8:30 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 6 = Saturday, July 3, 2021 – Milwaukee Bucks at Atlanta Hawks

TNT National Broadcast – 8:30 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 7 = Monday, July 5, 2021 – Atlanta Hawks at Milwaukee Bucks

TNT National Broadcast – 8:30 p. m. Eastern Time

The Western Conference Finals (Third Round)

  • Phoenix Suns (2) versus Los Angeles Clippers (4)

Game 1 = Los Angeles Clippers 114 – Phoenix Suns 120

Game 2 = Tuesday, June 22, 2021 – Los Angeles Clippers at Phoenix Suns

ESPN National Broadcast – 9:00 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 3 = Thursday, June 24, 2021 – Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Clippers

ESPN National Broadcast – 9:00 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 4 = Saturday, June 26, 2021 – Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Clippers

ESPN National Broadcast – 9:00 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 5 = Monday, June 28, 2021 – Los Angeles Clippers at Phoenix Suns

ESPN National Broadcast – 9:00 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 6 = Wednesday, June 30, 2021 – Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Clippers

ESPN National Broadcast – 9:00 p. m. Eastern Time

Game 7 = Friday, July 2, 2021 – Los Angeles Clippers at Phoenix Suns

ESPN National Broadcast – 9:00 p. m. Eastern Time

The Eastern Conference (Second Round)

  • Philadelphia 76ers (1) versus Atlanta Hawks (5)

Game 1 = Philadelphia 76ers 124 – Atlanta Hawks 128

Game 2 = Philadelphia 76ers 118 – Atlanta Hawks 102

Game 3 = Atlanta Hawks 111 – Philadelphia 76ers 127

Game 4 = Atlanta Hawks 103 – Philadelphia 76ers 100

Game 5 = Philadelphia 76ers 106 – Atlanta Hawks 109

Game 6 = Atlanta Hawks 99 – Philadelphia 76ers 104

Game 7 = Philadelphia 76ers 96 – Atlanta Hawks 103

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in 7 games to win this second round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Atlanta Hawks advance to the third round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals.

  • Brooklyn Nets (2) versus Milwaukee Bucks (3)

Game 1 = Milwaukee Bucks 107 – Brooklyn Nets 115

Game 2 = Milwaukee Bucks 86 – Brooklyn Nets 125

Game 3 = Brooklyn Nets 83 – Milwaukee Bucks 86

Game 4 = Brooklyn Nets 96 – Milwaukee Bucks 107

Game 5 = Milwaukee Bucks 108 – Brooklyn Nets 114

Game 6 = Brooklyn Nets 89 – Milwaukee Bucks 104

Game 7 = Milwaukee Bucks 115 – Brooklyn Nets 111

The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Brooklyn Nets in 7 games to win this second round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Atlanta Hawks advance to the third round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Western Conference (Second Round)

  • Utah Jazz (1) versus Los Angeles Clippers (4)

Game 1 = Los Angeles Clippers 109 – Utah Jazz 112

Game 2 = Los Angeles Clippers 111 – Utah Jazz 117

Game 3 = Utah Jazz 106 – Los Angeles Clippers 132

Game 4 = Utah Jazz 104 – Los Angeles Clippers 118

Game 5 = Los Angeles Clippers 131 – Utah Jazz 119

Game 6 = Utah Jazz 104 – Los Angeles Clippers 118

The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Utah Jazz in 6 games to win this second round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Los Angeles Clippers advance to the third round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference Finals.

  • Phoenix Suns (2) versus Denver Nuggets (3)

Game 1 = Denver Nuggets 105 – Phoenix Suns 122

Game 2 = Denver Nuggets 98 – Phoenix Suns 123

Game 3 = Phoenix Suns 116 – Denver Nuggets 102

Game 4 = Phoenix Suns 125 – Denver Nuggets 118

The Phoenix Suns swept the Denver Nuggets out of the 2021 NBA Playoffs during the second round of action. The Phoenix Suns have advanced to the third round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference Finals.

The Eastern Conference (First Round)

  • Philadelphia 76ers (1) versus Washington Wizards (8)

Game 1 = Philadelphia 76ers 125 – Washington Wizards 118

Game 2 = Philadelphia 76ers 120 – Washington Wizards 95

Game 3 = Washington Wizards 103 – Philadelphia 76ers 132

Game 4 = Washington Wizards 122 – Philadelphia 76ers 114

Game 5 = Philadelphia 76ers 129 – Washington Wizards 112

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Washington Wizards in 5 games to win this first round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Philadelphia advance to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Semi – Finals.

  • Brooklyn Nets (2) versus Boston Celtics (7)

Game 1 = Brooklyn Nets 104 – Boston Celtics 93

Game 2 = Brooklyn Nets 130 – Boston Celtics 108

Game 3 = Boston Celtics 125 – Brooklyn Nets 119

Game 4 = Boston Celtics 126 – Brooklyn Nets 141

Game 5 = Brooklyn Nets 123 – Boston Celtics 109

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Boston Celtics in 5 games to win this first round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Brooklyn Nets advance to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Semi – Finals.

  • Milwaukee Bucks (3) versus Miami Heat (6)

Game 1 = Milwaukee Bucks 109 – Miami Heat 107 (overtime)

Game 2 = Milwaukee Bucks 132 – Miami Heat 98

Game 3 = Miami Heat 84 – Milwaukee Bucks 113

Game 4 = Miami Heat 103 – Milwaukee Bucks 120

The Milwaukee Bucks swept the Miami Heat out of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Milwaukee Bucks have advanced to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Brooklyn Nets in the Eastern Conference Semi – Finals.

  • New York Knicks (4) versus Atlanta Hawks (5)

Game 1 = New York Knicks 105 – Atlanta Hawks 107

Game 2 = New York Knicks 101 – Atlanta Hawks 92

Game 3 = Atlanta Hawks 105 – New York Knicks 94

Game 4 = Atlanta Hawks 113 – New York Knicks 96

Game 5 = New York Knicks 89 – Atlanta Hawks 103

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the New York Knicks in 5 games to win this first round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Atlanta Hawks advance to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference Semi – Finals.

The Western Conference (First Round)

  • Utah Jazz (1) versus Memphis Grizzlies (8)

Game 1 = Utah Jazz 109 – Memphis Grizzlies 112

Game 2 = Utah Jazz 141 – Memphis Grizzlies 129

Game 3 = Memphis Grizzlies 111 – Utah Jazz 121

Game 4 = Memphis Grizzlies 113 – Utah Jazz 120

Game 5 = Utah Jazz 126 – Memphis Grizzlies 110

The Utah Jazz defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in 5 games to win this first round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Utah Jazz advance to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference Semi – Finals.

  • Phoenix Suns (2) versus Los Angeles Lakers (7)

Game 1 = Phoenix Suns 99 – Los Angeles Lakers 90

Game 2 = Phoenix Suns 102 – Los Angeles Lakers 109

Game 3 = Los Angeles Lakers 109 – Phoenix Suns 95

Game 4 = Los Angeles Lakers 92 – Phoenix Suns 100

Game 5 = Phoenix Suns 115 – Los Angeles Lakers 85

Game 6 = Los Angeles Lakers 100 – Phoenix Suns 113

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in 6 games to win this first round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Phoenix Suns advance to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Semi – Finals.

  • Denver Nuggets (3) versus Portland Trail Blazers (6)

Game 1 = Portland Trail Blazers 123 – Denver Nuggets 109

Game 2 = Portland Trail Blazers 109 – Denver Nuggets 128

Game 3 = Denver Nuggets 120 – Portland Trail Blazers 115

Game 4 = Denver Nuggets 95 – Portland Trail Blazers 115

Game 5 = Portland Trail Blazers 140 – Denver Nuggets 147 (double overtime)

Game 6 = Denver Nuggets 126 – Portland Trail Blazers 115

The Denver Nuggets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers in 6 games to win this first round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Denver Nuggets advance to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference Semi – Finals.

  • Los Angeles Clippers (4) versus Dallas Mavericks (5)

Game 1 = Los Angeles Clippers 103 – Dallas Mavericks 113

Game 2 = Los Angeles Clippers 121 – Dallas Mavericks 127

Game 3 = Dallas Mavericks 108 – Los Angeles Clippers 118

Game 4 = Dallas Mavericks 81 – Los Angeles Clippers 106

Game 5 = Los Angeles Clippers 100 – Dallas Mavericks 105

Game 6 = Dallas Mavericks 97 – Los Angeles Clippers 104

The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Dallas Mavericks in 6 games to win this first round series of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. The Los Angeles Clippers advance to the second round of the NBA postseason, and they will play the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference Semi – Finals.

Eastern Conference NBA Standings (as of Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021)

1.) Philadelphia 76ers 49 – 23 0 Games Behind

2.) Brooklyn Nets 48 – 24 1 Games Behind

3.) Milwaukee Bucks 46 – 26 3 Games Behind

4.) New York Knicks 41 – 31 8 Games Behind

5.) Atlanta Hawks 41 – 31 8 Games Behind

6.) Miami Heat 40 – 32 9 Games Behind

7.) Boston Celtics 36 – 36 13 Games Behind

8.) Washington Wizards 34 – 38 15 Games Behind

Indiana Pacers 34 – 38 15 Games Behind

Charlotte Hornets 33 – 39 16 Games Behind

Chicago Bulls 31 – 41 18 Games Behind

Toronto Raptors 27 – 45 22 Games Behind

Cleveland Cavaliers 22 – 50 27 Games Behind

Orlando Magic 21 – 51 28 Games Behind

Detroit Pistons 20 – 52 29 Games Behind

Western Conference NBA Standings (as of Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021)

1.) Utah Jazz 52 – 20 0 Games Behind

2.) Phoenix Suns 51 – 21 1 Games Behind

3.) Denver Nuggets 47 – 25 5 Games Behind

4.) Los Angeles Clippers 47 – 25 5 Games Behind

5.) Dallas Mavericks 42 – 30 10 Games Behind

6.) Portland Trail Blazers 42 – 30 10 Games Behind

7.) Los Angeles Lakers 42 – 30 10 Games Behind

8.) Memphis Grizzlies 38 – 34 14 Games Behind

Golden State Warriors 39 – 33 13 Games Behind

San Antonio Spurs 33 – 39 19 Games Behind

New Orleans Pelicans 31 – 41 21 Games Behind

Sacramento Kings 31 – 41 21 Games Behind

Minnesota Timberwolves 23 – 49 29 Games Behind

Oklahoma City Thunder 22 – 50 30 Games Behind

Houston Rockets 17 – 55 35 Games Behind

Odds to Win the 2020 – 2021 NBA Championship

For those interested in sports betting!!! According to My Bookie Sportsbook these are the odds as of Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 to win the 2020 – 2021 NBA championship outright.

Team                                       Odds
Milwaukee Bucks                     +105
Phoenix Suns                          +130
Los Angeles Clippers               +700
Atlanta Hawks                        +1200

 

Sources:

“NBA playoffs 2021: Matchups, schedules and news for every first-round series", espn.com, June 22, 2021.

“NBA Standings 2020 – 21”, espn.com, June 22, 2021.

“United States, NBA Futures – NBA 2020 / 21 Championship: To Win Outright”, mybookie.ag, June 22, 2021.


Written by: 

Wizard Recommends

On This Page