Milwaukee will face in the next round the winner of the series between Brooklyn Nets (2) and Boston Celtics (1), which this Sunday will celebrate its fourth game at the TD Garden, the home of the clover franchise.
Miami, despite the task of Jimmy Butler (12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists), could not avoid the elimination, which is the first 4-0 sweep in the cycle of coach Erik Spoelstra, started in 2008 and with two rings in the showcase (2012 and 2013).
The Heat suffered the strain of the demanding definition last season in the Disney World bubble, where they lost the final to the Los Angeles Lakers in October. With the shortest rest period between seasons in history, they went through a regular phase with ups and downs and advanced to these playoffs in sixth place in the Eastern Conference, the product of 40 wins and 32 losses.
With 36 points from Joel Embiid, his playoff record, Philadelphia 76ers. defeated Washington Wizards 132-103 and was one game away from qualifying, which they will seek this Monday at Capital One Arena.
The Cameroonian pivot, finalist for the MVP award, averaged 14 of 18 in shooting from the field, added 3 triples, 8 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 block in 28 minutes on the court.
The Utah Jazz, the best-performing team in the regular season, prevailed 121-111 on the Memphis Grizzlies court and took a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference series.
Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 115-95 by a resounding 115-95 and tied 2-2 in this Western Conference tie.
The Denver Nuggets, with Argentine guard Facundo Campazzo, lost 115-95 on the road to the Portland Trail Blazers and the key overall was 2-2 while waiting for Game 5 on Tuesday at the Ball Arena in Denver.
The games scheduled for this Sunday for the NBA playoffs are as follows: Atlanta Hawks (2) -New York Knicks (1); Boston Celtics (1) -Brooklyn Nets (2); Los Angeles Lakers (2) -Phoenix Suns (1) and Dallas Mavericks (2) -Los Angeles Clippers (1).