Here are the highlights of the Game 3 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals match between the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks which was scheduled on September 5, 2020 (Local Time).
The Heat takes the commanding 3-0 series lead right after they secured Game 3 against the Bucks in their best-of-seven-series.
Looking at the stats, Milwaukee did have the control of the game in the first three quarters but in the pay-off period, it was a complete reversal as Miami staged a tsunami comeback led by Jimmy Butler.
Jimmy Butler Against The Bucks Defense
The Heat outscored Milwaukee in the fourth period, 40-13. The last time the Bucks had their double-digits lead was in the 10:10 mark of the final quarter, 91-80.
Butler registered 30 points in the game, his second 30 points or more in the series. In Game 2, “Jimmy Buckets” iced the game when he converted his two clutch free-throws. The five-time All-Star is indeed the thorn for Milwaukee.
For the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo gave his best where he teased a triple-double outing with his 21 points, 16 rebounds, and nine assists outing but all weren’t enough to capture their first win in the 2020 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference semis.
Brook Lopez added 22 markers while Khris Middleton added 18 points in a losing effort.
Based on the NBA records, no team has ever made a comeback and win the series after being held 0-3. The current stats is 0-39 and this is what Milwaukee wanted to overcome and be the first squad to do it.
Game 4 between the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks is scheduled on September 7, 2020 at 3:30 AM (PHI time).
Miami Vs Milwaukee Game 3 Box Score
Heat (115) – Butler 30, Crowder 17, Adebayo 20, Dragic 15, Robinson 6, Herro 13, Nunn 2, Iguodala 6, Jones Jr. 6
Bucks (100) – Middleton 18, Antetokounmpo 21, Lopez 22, Bledsoe 8, Matthews 6, Hill 13, Williams 2, DiVicenzo 10