The Raptors have their work cut out for them as they head home to Toronto down 2-0 to Milwaukee. Well, it wouldn’t be a Raptors playoff series without at least one embarrassing loss, would it? An unprepared Raptors team got run off the floor early by the Bucks last night, and despite a better second-half effort, couldn’t overcome Milwaukee’s stifling defense.
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This Ain’t a February Matchup Against the Hawks
This is the Eastern Conference Finals, and the Raptors are up against the best team in the league. So why are they screwing around, throwing lazy passes, sagging off of shooters on defense, and waiting for rebounds to come to them? Picking up dumb offensive fouls on screen and loose ball fouls on rebounds and in the open floor?
I’m not the first person to mention this, but there definitely was a huge “feels like the Cavs last year” vibe to these proceedings — a tough loss in the opening game that the Raptors probably should have won, and the hangover from that weighing them down into Game 2… and …
Author: Josh Kern / Raptors HQ