Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat are going to open the first semi-final matchup tonight in the Eastern Conference near Orlando. The defensive player of the year, Giannis Antetokounmpo, will face-off against in-form Jimmy Butler, who helped the Heat to advance into NBA Playoffs 2020 Round 2.
Both teams were exceptional in the first round, as Bucks sent Magic home by defeating 4-1 while Heat swept Indian Pacers 4-0. Miami came out strong up against the Bucks as they are the only team in Eastern Conference to win against Bucks (2-1) in the regular season.
The game will reportedly tip-off at 6:30 pm Monday, Eastern Time (ET), in the NBA Bubble.
Bucks recently defeated Heat inside the NBA Bubble with a score 130-116, in which Miami’s star Jimmy Butler sat out. Heat achieved victories in earlier two matches that were played before the regular season’s suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic. Butler told the reporters that he is enjoying games and life inside the Bubble. He mentioned that he doesn’t have to worry about opposite fans inside the Bubble and can ball comfortably.
However, things are not that good for the Bucks, as Antentokopupmpo mentioned that his team members aren’t able to focus on the game due to a recent incident in their home state. They even protested the recent police brutality by boycotting Game 5 against Orlando Magic.
NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Round 2: Buck V Heat [Series Tied 0-0]
Game 1: MIA MIL | 6.30 PM ET on Monday (4 AM IST)
Game 2: MIA MIL | TBD 03/09/2020
Game 3: MIL MIA
Game 4: MIL MIA
Game 5: MIA MIL
Game 6: MIL MIA | TBD (only if necessary)
Game 7: MIA MIL | TBD (only if necessary)
NBA Live Stream: How to Watch NBA Playoffs Online? TV Broadcast Schedule
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Bucks: Khris Middleton, Wesley Matthews, Brook Lopez, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe
Miami: Goran Dragic, Jimmy Butler, Jae Crowder, Duncan Robinson, Bam Adebayo