The visitors from Canada were, however, almost the entire party leadership, but in a strong fourth quarter put Milwaukee the leaning situation right. Especially Brook Lopez excelled for the home team. He made 13 of his 29 points (plus 11 rebounds) in the last quarter. Along with Giannis Antetokounmpo (24 points, 14 rebounds), he was the sterkhouder in the Bucks, that the regular season as the number one closed.
Kawhi Leonard, Sunday's hero of Toronto with a decisive buzzer beater against Philadelphia, made 31 points for the Raptors, one more than teammate Kyle Lowry.
Friday night playing both teams against each other in the Fiserv Forum of Milwaukee. First four times to win, punch through to the grand final. Therein awaits the winner of the Western Conference. Champion Golden State won Tuesday night in the first duel against Portland with a 116-94.