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Heat pull away from Bucks, take 2-0 lead

Heat pull away from Bucks, take 2-0 lead

ESPN.com Updated Apr 23, 2013
Dwyane Wade scored 21 points, LeBron James finished with 19, and the Miami Heat took off in the fourth quarter to pull away and beat the Milwaukee Bucks 98-86 in Game 2 of the teams' Eastern Conference first-round series Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Heat Pull Away In Fourth, Take 2-0 Series Lead 01:14

    Heat Pull Away In Fourth, Take 2-0 Series Lead

    Apr 23
    Dwyane Wade scored 21 points to lead the Heat to a 98-86 win over the Bucks in Game 2.
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