By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
ANKARA (AA) - Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 108-100 Wednesday night to take 1-0 series lead in Eastern Conference Finals.
Bucks' big man Brook Lopez was the unlikely hero for his team, scoring 29 points and 11 rebounds on shooting 12/21 from the field.
The Bucks were down during a major part of the game, but they used a 32-17 fourth-quarter run to win the first game of the East Finals.
Bucks' superstar and MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out 6 assists in the win.
For Toronto, conference semi-final series' hero Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, Kyle Lowry added 30, but it was not enough to protect the lead they had.
Here is the latest situation in NBA Playoffs:
Eastern Conference Finals:
(1) Milwaukee Bucks 1-0 Toronto Raptors (2)
Western Conference Finals:
(1) Golden State Warriors 1-0 Portland Trail Blazers (3)