On March 3, the NBA regular season, the Bucks beat the Heat 120-119 at home. In the last round of the game, the Heat made a mistake on the sideline, and Holiday made a layup to complete the quasi-lore. The Bucks made a 21-6 in the last 7 minutes and defeated the Heat at home.
Antetokounmpo scored 28 points, 17 rebounds and 5 assists, Middleton had 26 points, and Holiday had 25 points and 11 assists. For the Heat, Herro scored 30 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, Vincent 21 points, Adebayo scored 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Butler scored only 6 points on 2 of 14 shots.
Tucker took the lead with a layup, Portis made a three-pointer, Vincent made a layup, Portis and Dunro made a three-pointer against Biao, and the Heat started a 7-6 lead. The Bucks blasted a wave of 8-0 to widen the point difference, the Heat made 3 free throws in a row to stop the bleeding, Middleton made a long shot, Allen made a layup, and the Bucks led 21-12. Adebayor stormed to stop the bleeding, and Middleton opened a 10-point gap with a three-pointer. Vincent made a layup, Dunro continued the fire with a three-pointer, Portis and Holiday scored 4 points in a row, and the Bucks led 28-19. The Heat chased 5 points in a row, Ibaka and Antetokounmpo scored 6 points in a row and opened a 10-point gap again. Butler scored 4 points in a row to stop the bleeding, Struth hit a jumper, and the Heat entered the second quarter behind 28-36.
In the second quarter, Herro took the lead in hitting a three-pointer, Walla scored 5 points in a row, Martin also scored 5 points in a row with a penalty, Adebayor scored 2+1, Herro made a breakthrough, and the Heat tied at 41. The Bucks scored 5 points in a row to stabilize the situation, Struth and Herro hit three-pointers in a row, and the Heat overtook 1 point. Vincent made a second offense, Holiday made two free throws, Martin made a tip, Portis made a basket, Herro made a breakthrough, and the Heat led 53-50. Middleton tied with a three-pointer, then he made two free throws to overtake the score, Herro and Carter made a three-pointer against Biao, Dunro made another three-pointer, Holiday made a layup, Dunro made another long-range shot, the Heat 64-62 lead. Adebayor made a throw, Middleton made a layup, and the Heat overtook 66-64 into the second half.
In the third quarter, the Heat blasted a wave of 11-2 at the beginning, and instantly widened the difference to 11 points. Antetokounmpo scored 2+1 to stop the bleeding, Adebayor sent dunks, Portis scored inside, and the Bucks responded with a wave of 9-0 to overtake the score 80-79. Dedmon caused Antetokounmpo’s fourth foul and made two free throws. Holiday returned with two free throws. Herro and Tucker made three consecutive three-pointers, Holiday made another three-pointer, and the Bucks fell behind 85-87. Middleton made two free throws to tie, Hiro made a three-pointer, Struth made a dunk, Antetokounmpo made two free throws, Adebayo made a dunk, Matthews made two free throws, Antetokounmpo made two free throws Sending dunks, Struth hit a three-pointer, and the Heat led 97-93 into the distal quarter.
Martin scored 5 points in the distal quarter, and the Heat opened a 9-point gap. Antetokounmpo made a layup, Hiro picked the basket to score points, Antetokounmpo made two free throws and the Bucks fell behind 99-104. The Heat blasted 9-0 to establish a 14-point lead, Antetokounmpo dunked to stop the bleeding and scored a tip, then Antetokounmpo made two free throws, Holiday scored a three-pointer, the Bucks chased to 107-113, and Adebayor made a basket Finished down. Holiday made a jumper, Portis made a tip-up, Antetokounmpo made two free throws, and the Heat led 115-113. Hero made a jumper, and Antetokounmpo continued to make two free throws. Then Adebayor made a key jumper and the Heat opened a 4-point gap. Herro made a mistake in passing, and Middleton converted a three-pointer to continue his life. In the last 13.5 seconds, the Heat led 119-118 by 1 point. The Bucks pressed the Heat to serve and won the ball, and Holiday completed the lore at the last moment.