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

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MIAMI — 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.