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NBA Playoffs 2013, Heat vs. Bucks: Miami cruises in four-game sweep

The Heat again turned on the jets in the fourth quarter, surging to an 88-77 Game 4 victory and a four-game sweep of the Bucks.

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Heat advance with 88-77 win

Without an injured Dwyane Wade, the Miami Heat struggled, but still did enough to advance to the second round of the NBA playoffs. LeBron James' 30 points helped seal the sweep on Sunday.

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Dwyane Wade will sit Game 4 vs. Bucks

The Miami Heat will have Dwyane Wade but he won't play in Game 4 against the Milwaukee Bucks because of a knee injury.

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3 keys to the game as Heat aim to sweep Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks host an elimination game as the Miami Heat aim for their sweep -- potentially without guard Dwyane Wade.

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Redick says he isn't speaking to Boylan

The Bucks made a bold deal for J.J. Redick before the NBA trade deadline, but things haven't exactly worked out for either party.

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Dwyane Wade has struggled so far in the playoffs

Miami's dominance in the opening round has allowed Dwyane Wade to fly under the radar. He's not exactly having the playoff series of his life against the Bucks.

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Heat's Allen sacrifices, shoots past 3-point mark

The Miami Heat needed a big game from reserve guard Ray Allen to beat the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, and they got that along with a bit of history.

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Miami gets physical with Bucks' Jennings, Ellis

The Miami Heat are holding down the dangerous Milwaukee backcourt with savvy pick-and-roll defense.

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Allen sets record as Heat cruise to victory

The Miami Heat used their typical second-half run to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks, but the story was Ray Allen's consistent and historic play.

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Bucks lead Heat, 50-48, at the half of Game 3

The Milwaukee Bucks had a solid start to the game against the Miami Heat and lead at the half despite a hot start from Ray Allen.

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Heat vs. Bucks: Will home court matter?

The 2013 NBA playoff series between the Bucks and Heat shifts to Milwaukee on Thursday night. Will things be any different now that LeBron and the Heat are playing on the road?

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Wasting J.J. Redick

The Bucks were not going to be competitive in the East, so why did they trade assets for a rental the caretaker coach won't play?

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Heat bench providing spark against Bucks

Chris Andersen, Norris Cole and the rest of the Miami Heat second unit helped spark a 12-0 run that helped Miami run away with a Game 2 win.

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Bucks look to get Redick more involved

After scoring just two points in eight minutes of action in Bucks' Game 2 loss to the Heat, head coach Jim Boylan discussed getting J.J. Redick more involved in the team's offense.

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Heat use fourth quarter run to drop Bucks

The Bucks hung around for three quarters, but the Heat's defense clamped down as Miami pulled away early in the fourth quarter to take a 2-0 series lead.

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Bucks hanging in against Miami, trail by 4 at half

Ersan Ilyasova and the Milwaukee Bucks are giving the Miami Heat everything they can handle, trailing by just four at halftime.

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Heat fans are ridiculous

Sports fans at their favorite team's playoff game are always bound to be hilarious and Miami is no exception.

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How can the Bucks steal one from Miami?

How can the Bucks steal a win from Miami? Is it even possible? Three questions breaking down the Heat-Bucks series going into Tuesday's Game 2.

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LeBron's dominance all the buzz postgame

LeBron James was dominant in the first game of the Heat vs. Bucks series, and postgame it was all the buzz.

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LeBron's super efficient playoff opening game

LeBron James was brilliant in the Heat's opening game of the playoffs, but how good was he? Only two other players have achieved his stat line since 1985.

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LeBron James dominant in 110-87 victory over Bucks

LeBron James and the Heat dominated the Bucks in the first game of the playoff series. Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis put up a fight, but with James on the court, resistance was all but futile.

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Can Bucks bug Heat?

Nobody thinks the Bucks will beat the Heat in the first round. (Well, besides Brandon Jennings.) Can they even make a dent, or are the Heat just too good?

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Most experts predict Heat to roll past Bucks

Experts aren't giving the Milwaukee Bucks much of a shot in the 2013 NBA playoffs against the NBA's best team in the Miami Heat.

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Can the Heat repeat?

The defending champs get started on their repeat quest Sunday.

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Miami begins defense of NBA crown

The league's two top seeds are in action on Sunday as the 2013 NBA Playoffs roll on.

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Boylan, Spoelstra take opposite routes as coaches

The first-round series between the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks involves two head coaches who have taken very different routes to become NBA head coaches.

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Bucks vs. Heat: Ellis, Jennings play for contracts

Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings highlight the list of free agents that can make or break their next contracts when the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat meet in the first round of the 2013 NBA playoffs.

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Bucks big underdogs to Heat

It's no surprise the Heat are favored in the first round, but just how big of a favorite is Miami?

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Larry Sanders powers Milwaukee's playoff run

The Bucks' plan entering this season seemed shaky, but the breakout performance of Larry Sanders has salvaged things.

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Ersan Ilyasova's timely cut

Ersan Ilyasova is one of the NBA's most well-known "Stretch 4s," and he takes advantage of his shooting skill to sneak away from defenders rotating to cover a classic Bucks high pick-and-roll.

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Can Jennings and Ellis score with LeBron and Wade?

The Heat have the stars, while the Bucks will be hoping that a couple scorers can push their way to star status with big playoff performances.

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The revamped Ray Allen Play

The Miami Heat's pet play is a set swiped from the Boston Celtics' playbook that primarily features Ray Allen, but Miami's version has evolved to include more players that confuse the defense in many different ways.

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Heat beat up on Bucks in regular season

The regular season doesn't give the Bucks much hope to believe they can topple the Heat in the first round.

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Schedule: Heat open playoffs vs. stumbling Bucks

The Miami Heat open their 2013 NBA playoffs against the faltering Milwaukee Bucks.

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