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Heat make playoff push, travel to Milwaukee to face Bucks

Feb 3, 2007 - 6:16 PM Miami (21-25) at Milwaukee (18-29) 8:30 pm EST

MILWAUKEE (Ticker) -- Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat aim to beat the Milwaukee Bucks for the second time in five days when the teams meet on Saturday.

The Heat won for the second game in a row, defeating Cleveland at home, 92-89, on Thursday.

Wade scored 41 points and had five assists and Shaquille O'Neal, in his seventh game of the season, added 16 and eight rebounds for Miami, which is now one-half game out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Jason Kapono added 13 points, including 3-of-5 from the arc for the Heat, who thumped the Bucks 110-80 on Tuesday.

Milwaukee lost to Detroit 96-86 on Friday. Andrew Bogut scored 21 points and hauled in 13 rebounds for the Bucks, who have lost three straight and 14 of their last 16 games.

Ruben Patterson had 16 points and Mo Williams added 15 and seven assists for Milwaukee, which allowed Miami to shoot 60 percent (47-of-78) from the field and nail 7-of-13 3-pointers in the loss on Tuesday.

In that game Wade pumped in 28 points on 12-of-17 shooting to go with six boards and six assists for the Heat, who have won nine of the last 11 in the series.








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