Friday night in Game 2 after shaking off their rust.
The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter — 10-0 in the final 3:31.
Kyle - Lowry - Points - Raptor - Field
“It sucks when you lose like that,” said guard Kyle Lowry, who had 30 points and was the only Raptor to make a field goal in the final 12 minutes. “But we had a chance, and we’ve got to learn from it and make an adjustment. Stay even-keeled, never too high, never too low. Just look at the film and get better.”
Lowry was 5-for-7 and scored 14 points in the fourth quarter, while teammate Kawhi Leonard was 0-for-3 and was held to two points on free throws in the fourth to finish with 31 points.
Bucks - Boston - Celtics - Game - May
The Bucks had not played since eliminating the Boston Celtics in Game 5 on May 8.
“Any coach that goes into a game without playing a game for six days is very worried how are you going to play,” Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said. “It’s just how are you going to play, how are you going to execute. … It’s impossible to replicate in practice, and you’re also incredibly conscientious of staying healthy during those six days. I think we’re just all glad to have played, and certainly to get the win. I’m sure they’ll be better (Friday).”
Raptors - Game - Sunday - Philadelphia - 76ers
The Raptors had won Game 7 Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers on Leonard’s dramatic, series-clinching buzzer-beater.
Could coming off such an emotional experience after a difficult series have...
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