1-1 at Toronto and Utah

2017-04-19T10:32:54+00:00 2017-04-19T10:53:22+00:00.

Aris Barkas

19/Apr/17 10:32


In the East the Toronto Raptors got the win at Game 2 and tied the series against the Bucks, while in the West the Clippers got the break against Utah.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, including the clinching basket with less than 10 seconds to play, and Toronto beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-100, evening their first-round playoff series at 1-1.

DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Spaniard Serge Ibaka added 13 of his 16 in the second half and Lithuanian Jonas Valanciunas had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, while Austrian Jakob Poeltl had 2 points and 1 rebound.

From the losing side the Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points, 15 rebounds and 7 assists for the Bucks. Khris Middleton scored 20 points and Greg Monroe had 18, while Bosnian Mirza Teletovic added 2 rebounds.

At Utah Blake Griffin led a smash-mouth revival of Lob City with 24 points and DeAndre Jordan had a double-double (18 p. 15 r.) in the Clippers‘ 99-91 victory. French big man Rudy Gobert missed the game due to injury and his countryman Boris Diaw had 7 points and 3 assists for the Jazz.