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Heat take 3-0 lead on Bucks

The Heat's LeBron James drives past the Bucks' Luc Richard Mbah a Moute during the first half of Game 3 in their first-round playoff series Thursda in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE – Ray Allen scored 23 points and broke the NBA career playoff record for 3-pointers, and the Miami Heat used another of their patented runs to beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 104-91, on Thursday night for a 3-0 lead in their first-round series.

The Heat can complete the sweep in Game 4 on Sunday at the Bradley Center. No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit to win a series in the NBA playoffs.

Grizzlies 94, Clippers 82: At Memphis, Tenn., Zach Randolph had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Memphis returned to form by beating Los Angeles to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series.

Memphis snapped the Clippers’ nine-game winning streak.

Game 4 is Saturday in Memphis.


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