Bucks' season ends with 100-94 loss in Game 6, Raptors advance to NBA Finals
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
Pascal Siakam scored 18 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 and Fred VanVleet 14 for the Raptors, who used a 26-3 run late in the third quarter and early in the fourth to turn the game in their favor.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 21 points and 11 rebounds, but the NBA's top team in the regular season saw its bid for a first finals berth in 45 years come to a disappointing end with a fourth consecutive defeat.
The Milwaukee Bucks lost Game 6 100-94 to the Toronto Raptors, Saturday night.
The Bucks lost three straight games to the Raptors in the Eastern Conference finals and faced elimination in Game 6.
The Raptors will now head to the NBA Finals against defending champion Golden State.