NBA Roundup: Milwaukee Bucks Record 2-0 Victory Over Toronto Raptors

Tanuja Saikhom | 6 months ago

Milwaukee Bucks became the first team to beat Toronto Raptors twice this season after they registered a 104-99 win over the leader of the Eastern Conference on Sunday.

Brook Lopez made five three-pointers out of his 19 points, while Malcolm Brogdon had 18 points to maintain a 2-0 win in Toronto clash.

Giannis Antetokounmpo proved himself an MVP of the season again after he scored 19 points. The Greek Freak made a record high of the season with 19 rebounds and had six assists.

Both sides didn’t waste any chance to score in all the four quarters, but Bucks ran ahead of the opponent except in the last quarter where they scored 25-25.

Serge Ibaka scored a game-high 22 points and Kawhi Leonard had 20, eight rebounds and four assists for the Raptors. But their scorings were not enough to overcome the 106-105 defeat against Brooklyn Nets on Friday.

After the victory, Bucks remain in the second position, having 17 wins and eight losses with 0.680 PCT on the Eastern Conference standings.

Nevertheless, Raptors are still holding the top position with 21 wins and seven losses. They have 0.750 PCT thanks to three losses out of their last four games.

In another match, San Antonio Spurs blew out Utah Jazz 110-97 with a comeback in the third and fourth quarters. The enjoyed second consecutive win and improved to 13-14 two days after they beat Los Angeles Lakers 133-120 on Friday.