The Raptors came in with a backs against the wall mentality for Game 5 and stole a game in Milwaukee. Now, the Bucks are facing down elimination, and have to do the same in Toronto or head out on vacation. It’s such a shame that the Milwaukee Bucks’ fans did a better job and effort trolling Drake than coach Mike Budenholzer and the Bucks’ effort against the Raptors. After the Bucks’ initial run to start the game, the Raptors stepped up their compete-level, and the Bucks were not able to do the same.
Coach Bud also made some questionable moves in the process, like switching on Kawhi Leonard, and not building on Khris Middleton’s offensive breakout in Game 4. Coach Nick Nurse, on the other hand, appeared to push the right buttons and did not seemed bothered by Drake’s massage — or an early 14-point deficit in Game 5.
With the Bucks in town and Drake waiting for them, let’s revisit some of the adjustments that the Raptors and the Bucks did in Game 5, and predict what they can do for Game 6.
For the Bucks
Start Brogdon Again
I suppose the significant change that coach Bud made in Game 5 was …
Author: JD Quirante / Raptors HQ