Giannis Antetokounmpo Tough, Bucks Defeat Defending Champion
Giannis Antetokounmpo appeared responsibility when the Milwaukee Bucks faced defending champion Toronto Raptors in the 2019-2020 NBA. He scored 36 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, and 4 blocks. Bucks won 115-105 at the Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, Saturday 2 November 2019 local time.
Aside from Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe is also brilliant. He scored 14 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez followed behind him. They both scored 11 points.
Meanwhile, the Raptors rely on Kyle Lowry. The mainstay guard scored 36 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Pascal Siakam, forwarda, helped him with 16 points. Fred VanVleet 12 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Serge Ibaka 11 points. Marc Gasol double 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Bucks won the match because of a hot start. They were able to lead with a difference of 19 points (36-17) in the first quarter. The acquisition became the Bucks’ first capital to excel until the end.
Even so, the Raptors did not appear without a fight. They had left Bucks 33-30 in the second quarter. However, the accumulative acquisition still sided with the team from Milwaukee. Antetokounmpo et al. lead 66-50.
Raptors returned to heat in the next quarter. They scored 40 more points. While the Bucks is only 29. The score thinned 95-90. Bucks is still superior.
Both teams competed fiercely in the fourth quarter. Temporary score of 105-100 until the remaining time is 3:54. The difference of five points is maintained. Bucks and Raptors score 10 points each.
After that, Bucks added 10 more points. Raptors cannot be more than five. As a result, they were 10 points behind. Bucks won the match. Final score of 115-105.
With that victory, the Bucks and Raptors bag the same record (4-2). Bucks will return the day after tomorrow against the Minnesota Timberwolves. While the Raptors have only played four more days against the Sacramento Kings. (put)