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The Raptors narrowly beat the Bucks

(Milwaukee) Pascal Siakam had 30 points; 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second career hat-trick as the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 103-96 on Saturday night.

Posted yesterday at 22:33

steve megagee
Associated Press

OG Anunoby added 24 points and helped the Raptors go 3-0 this season against the defending NBA champions. The Bucks posted a 33.8% shot conversion rate; the lowest this season.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 30 points; making all 17 of his free throws; but made only six of 17 shots from the field. He was out of uniform in both losses to the Raptors this season; a 97-93 loss at Toronto on Dec. 2 and a 117-111 loss at Milwaukee on Jan. 5.

Fred VanVleet had 17 points for the Raptors and teammate Chris Boucher had 15 points and seven rebounds.

After sitting on the bench for two minutes for his five fouls; Siakam returned to the game with 6:46 left. Siakam hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer over the Bucks bench that gave the Raptors the lead for good with 5:53 left.

Gary Trent Jr.; Scottie Barnes and Quebec’s Khem Birch have not played for the Raptors due to injuries.

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