Sunday, 21 January, 2018

Raptors Drop Bucks In OT

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Nina Mathis | 02 January, 2018, 12:27

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan became the first player in National Basketball Association history to score at least 50 points on New Year's Day and set a franchise record with 52 points in Monday's 131-127 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry added 26 points, six assists and six rebounds.

In daily fantasy basketball, finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Toronto is an NBA-best 14-1 at home.

Antetokounmpo, better known as The Greek Freek, now a bonafide contender for league MVP, sits second in points per game among National Basketball Association players.

Will the host Toronto Raptors cover the number as favorites tonight when they battle the Milwaukee Bucks?

Milwaukee came to the ACC fresh off a feat the Raptors couldn't achieve - beating the Oklahoma City Thunder on the road.




DeRozan added another three-pointer with 2.4 seconds left in the second quarter to finish the half with 26 as Toronto led 60-55 at the break. The Cavs are trying to bounce back from three consecutive losses. He showed no such holiday haze on New Year's night. The player who had been the top priority of Milwaukee's defensive strategy in the playoffs was getting to the bucket often and early versus the Bucks on this occasion. Toronto led 35-30 after the opening quarter. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost five of their last eight road games. Get the app and get the game. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Malcolm Brogdon is dishing 3.4 assists.

The squads arm-wrestled over the lead in the final minutes. Tied up again with three seconds left, Lowry attempted a victor, but it fell short and the game went to overtime. So far this season, DeRozan is averaging 24.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists.

Giannis Antetokounmpo now leads the Eastern Conference with 16 games recording at least 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has become one of the most exciting players in the league to watch on a nightly basis.

The Raptors (25-10) have quietly risen to second in the Eastern Conference.

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