Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/2/14
So many things went the way the Milwaukee Bucks wanted. LeBron James matched his playoff-low for shots in a game, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were held in relative check and the Miami Heat turned the ball over far more than usual. And none of it really mattered. Game 1 was a Heat blowout, as probably everyone outside of Milwaukee would have expected. James scored 27 points on 9 for 11 shooting - finishing two assists shy of a triple-double - while Ray Allen scored 20 off the bench and the defending champion Heat picked up where they left off in the NBA playoffs a year ago, never trailing on the way to beating the Bucks 110-87 to open their Eastern Conference first-round series. ''Second half, they just came out and we kind of had no answer for them,'' said Bucks guard Brandon Jennings, who led Milwaukee with 26 points. Jennings and Monta Ellis were the majority of Milwaukee's offense, the starting Bucks' backcourt combining for 48 points in all. The rest of the Bucks managed 39,...
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