The Milwaukee Bucks secured the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 130-116 win over the Miami Heat on Thursday inside the NBA’s bubble in Orlando, Fla.

The Bucks entered the game on a two-game losing streak, but rallied from a 23-point deficit to clinch the top seed.  Bucks Khris Middleton tied with Giannis Antetokounmpo to lead the team with 33 points

The Bucks claimed the No. 1 seed in the East with four games to spare. The Los Angeles Lakers already secured the top seed in the Western Conference.

The NBA playoffs are set to begin Aug. 17.

Bucks clinch No. 1 seed with 130-116 comeback win over Miami


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