With Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, Toronto Raptors were able to find enough energy to keep up with the Milwaukee Bucks for a win.
Kyle Lowry led the team to the crucial win.
Lowry led the team with his 25 points while Leonard scored 19 points as Raptors won over the Milwaukee Bucks by 120-102 in the game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night. This was Raptors’ 2nd win in a row.
Lowry said, “This was one of those nights where we knew that Kawhi was not in his great condition and we had to pitch in for him and be aggressive in place of him.”
Leonard led his team in the Game 3 with 52 minutes of gameplay despite dealing with sore legs. During game 4’s 4th quarter, he limed away from the basket after having a dunk. He still continued to play for 34 minutes.
Leonard still insistent on applying said, “I feel good. I am going to keep going and keep on fighting. We have a chance to make the history.”
Serge Ibaka scored 17 points with 13 rebounds for the Raptors who now have a record of 7-2 in the playoffs this season. Other players of Raptors such as Norm Powell added in his 18 points while Marc Gasol scored 17 points with 7 assists for team’s victory over Bucks.
Raptor had 4 games in the sierras at home which they have won so far and the Game 5 of the best of seven series between the two teams for winning the Eastern Conference crown will be played in Milwaukee on Thursday night.
Bucks were led by Khris Middleton who scored 30 points while Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points with 10 rebounds. As for the night, no other player of Bucks could score past 121 points.
After their six-game winning streak, Bucks have lost 2 games in a row.