Here are the highlights of the Game 1 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals match between the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat which was scheduled on September 1, 2020 (Local Time).
The Heat drew first blood in their semis series against the Bucks, 115-104.
Miami’s All-Star forward Jimmy Butler led his squad by dropping 40 points in the game and showcased his clutchness in the crucial moments in the final period.
Butler’s 40-point outing was his new playoff career-high, his previous was 38 points.
Goran Dragic added 27 points in the victory while Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro had 12 and 11 points respectively.
Clutch Tyler Herro
Milwaukee opened the game with a 40-29 advantage yet Miami was able to make a quick adjustment to keep the Eastern Conference number one seeded team at bay in the following three quarters.
Heat’s blueprint on how to contain the reigning NBA MVP looks like still functional as they were able to limit Giannis Antetokounmpo to only 18 points. Still, Antetokounmpo able to find ways to help his squad as his stats also had 10 rebounds and nine assists.
Khris Middleton led the Bucks in scoring with his 28 markers while Brook Lopez added 24 points.
Game 2 between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Miami Heat will resume on September 3, 2020 at 6:30 AM (PHI time).
Miami Vs Milwaukee Game 1 Box Score
Heat (115) – Butler 40, Crowder 9, Adebayo 12, Dragic 27, Robinson 4, Herro 11, Iguodala 2, Nunn 6, Olynyk 4
Bucks (104) – Antetokounmpo 18, Middleton 28, Lopez 24, Hill 8, Matthews 7, Connaughton 2, Williams 5, Korver 11, DiVincenzo 1