Milwaukee Bucks fall to Heat in Game 1, 115-104
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career-high 40 points, Goran Dragic added 27 and the Miami Heat clamped down defensively in the final three quarters to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-104 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Monday night.
Bam Adebayo had 12 points, 17 rebounds and six assists for the fifth-seeded Heat, who are 3-1 overall against the top-seeded Bucks this season.
Khris Middleton scored 28 points for Milwaukee, which also dropped Game 1 of its first-round series against Orlando.
Brook Lopez had 24 points on 8 for 10 shooting, and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 18 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks.
On to Game 2.— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) September 1, 2020