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

Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) defends against Milwaukee Bucks center Bobby Portis (9),...
Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) defends against Milwaukee Bucks center Bobby Portis (9), during the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)(Marta Lavandier | AP)
Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 9:19 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - 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. Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 17 points and 17 rebounds as the Bucks dominated defensively as well.

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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