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Tyler Herro shines in win over hometown Bucks to send Heat to East Finals

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The Miami Wildcats are now one series away from the NBA Finals.

Miami Heat v Milwaukee Bucks - Game Five Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images

The Miami Heat are heading to the Eastern Conference Finals after beating the Milwaukee Bucks 103-94 to win the series 4-1.

A big part of that game-clinching win was Tyler Herro, as the Milwaukee native finished with 14 points on 5/10 shooting with eight boards, six assists, one block and one steal to knock the top-seeded Bucks out of the playoffs.

Fellow former Wildcats star Bam Adebayo finished with 13 points on 4/9 shooting and six boards. Adebayo and Herro both reached double figures in all five games of the series.

Miami, who entered the NBA Playoffs as a 5 seed, are now one series away from making the NBA Finals. They now await the winner of the Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors series. If Boston advances, it will guarantee a former Wildcat plays in the finals, as Enes Kanter plays for the Celtics.

The Heat clearly have a very bright future in the East, and a big part of that is the young Wildcats shining bright under the brightest lights.

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