Young Bucks gear up for formidable Heat


Associated Press

Milwaukee Bucks center John Henson (31) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder center Daniel Orton (33) in the third quarter in Oklahoma City Wednesday.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Jim Boylan admits his team has a daunting task in taking on the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs.

The eighth-seeded Bucks open the Eastern Conference playoffs on the road Sunday against the NBA’s defending champions.

“We’ve got a lot of young players and for many of them, this will be their first time in a playoff series, said Boylan, who replaced Scott Skiles as coach in early January. “Facing the world champions is a daunting task. You’re playing against a veteran, experienced, high-level championship team. Right off the bat,...

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