Miami Heat complete 4-1 series win over Milwaukee Bucks to advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Jimmy Butler supplied 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Miami Heat used stingy defense to knock the Milwaukee Bucks out of the playoffs with a 103-94 Game 5 victory on Tuesday night to win their Eastern Conference semi-final series 4-1.

Game leaders

Miami Heat

  • Points: Butler/Dragic – 17
  • Assists: Butler/Herro – 6
  • Rebounds: Jimmy Butler – 10

 

Milwukaee Bucks

  • Points: Khris Middleton – 23
  • Assists: Eric Bledsoe – 9
  • Rebounds: Brook Lopez – 14

 

Heat win series 4-1

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Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019-20 NBA Defensive Player of the Year and favourite to repeat as league MVP, did not play Tuesday after aggravating his sprained right ankle in the first half of Sunday’s Game 4.

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