April 20, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 93

Young Bucks gear up for formidable Heat

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.

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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.

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,...