MIAMI (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks gave the Miami Heat another thumping Saturday, this time with Dwyane Wade watching from the bench.
John Salmons scored 18 points and the Bucks took advantage of the injured Wade's absence to win their sixth game in a row, 94-71.
Milwaukee improved to 3-0 this season against Miami, winning by a total of 50 points. The Bucks are assured of winning the season series for the first time in seven years.
There were boos at the end of the game for the Heat, who lost their third in a row, and the past two defeats have been ugly. They were beaten at home Tuesday by hapless Minnesota, and three days' rest didn't help.
Wade missed his fourth consecutive game because of a strained left calf and is doubtful for Sunday's game at Southeast Division leader Orlando.
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