Miami Heat shut down league-best Bucks

Collective effort by Heat beats the league's best team for second time this season.

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March 3, 2020 - 10:51 AM

Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo (13) dunks the ball in fourth quarter as they play the Milwaukee Bucks at the AmericanAirlines Arena on March 2, 2020 in Miami. The Heat won, 105-89. Photo by (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat stand alone, the first team to beat the Milwaukee Bucks twice this season.

Jae Crowder and Jimmy Butler each scored 18 points, Goran Dragic added 15 and the Heat beat the Bucks 105-89 on Wednesday night — moving to 2-0 against the NBA’s best team.

Bam Adebayo had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Heat, who improved to 39-22 and matched their win total from last season with 19 games remaining. Kendrick Nunn had 13 points and Kelly Olynyk added 11 for Miami.

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