Toronto Raptors 114 Milwaukee Bucks 106
The Raptors improved to 5-1 inside the NBA bubble Monday night versus the Milwaukee Bucks.
Toronto was without the services of Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, and Serge Ibaka on monday night.
While Milwaukee was with the services of Giannis Antetokounmpo due to oral surgery.
In a battle of the benches on Monday night the Raptors showed just how well their team is constructed.
One thing stood out from the Raptors game on Monday night and that is, Toronto can win games in so many ways.
The Raptors without three key rotation pieces did not miss a beat against the Bucks.
Toronto’s defence was sublime, and players stepped up big time to give the Raptors the win.
Chris Boucher led the way off the bench for Toronto scoring 25 points in just 29 minutes of floor time.
Norman Powell and Matt Thomas also had big games on Monday night scoring 21 and 22 points a piece.
The Raptors dominated the interior against the Bucks; out rebounding Milwaukee 55-49.
Toronto also scored 42 points in the paint, while Milwaukee scored just 30 points in the paint.
Milwaukee certainly struggled without their star on Monday.
With so much of what the Bucks do going through Giannis the team struggled without him.
The Bucks shot just 39.3 per cent from the floor on Monday while shooting 38 per cent from three.
Kyle Korver was the high man for Milwaukee scoring 19 points off the bench.
Kris Middleton added 17 points of his own for the Bucks as well.
In what could be a potential Eastern conference final matchup Toronto certainly showed that its depth is equal if not better than Milwaukees.
The Raptors next match up is against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.
Tip off is set for 6:30pm EST.