TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points — including two important field goals late in the second overtime — and grabbed nine rebounds as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 118-112 in double-overtime Sunday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
The Bucks lead the best-of-seven series 2-1 with Game 4 slated for Tuesday in Toronto.
Siakam - Points - Rebounds - Toronto - Marc
Pascal Siakam added 25 points and 11 rebounds for Toronto and Marc Gasol had 16 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists and five blocked shots.
Toronto’s Kyle Lowry had 11 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter. Norman Powell had 19 points off the bench before fouling out late in the fourth.
Milwaukee - Giannis - Antetokounmpo - Points - Rebounds
Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo was held to 12 points but grabbed 23 rebounds before fouling out with 4:24 remaining in the second overtime.
George Hill had 24 points for Milwaukee. Malcolm Brogdon had 20 points, Brook Lopez added 16, Eric Bledsoe tallied 11, and Nikola Mirotic 10.
Raptors - Points - Advantage - Quarter
The Raptors led by as many as 11 points but had only a two-point advantage entering the fourth quarter.
Toronto moved out to an eight-point lead when Leonard made a 3-pointer with 9:05 to play, but Hill’s hook shot tied the game at 88 with 4:11 to play.
Leonard - Put - Toronto - Lead - Siakam
Leonard’s 16-footer put Toronto into a 93-91 lead, which grew to three when Siakam made one of two free throws with 1:41 remaining and five when Leonard made two free throws with 1:13 left.
Brogdon’s reverse layup had the...
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