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Bucks put Heat on brink, win 113-84 for 3-0 series lead

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) goes around Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic...
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) goes around Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) during the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Miami. The Bucks won 113-84. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)(Marta Lavandier | AP)
Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 9:43 PM CDT
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MIAMI (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks are a win away from a sweep of the Miami Heat and a berth in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Khris Middleton scored 22 points and Milwaukee won Game 3 113-84 to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Game 4 is Saturday afternoon. It’s the second consecutive one-sided win for Milwaukee, which lost to the Heat in five games during last season’s playoffs. Jimmy Butler led Miami with 19 points.

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5/27/2021 9:12:58 PM (GMT -5:00)

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