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Raptors vs. Bucks Game Thread: Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

Having only lost three times since U.S. Thanksgiving Day, Toronto has hit their stride at the most crucial point of the season.

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors Kevin Sousa-USA TODAY Sports

Toronto is in the middle of a torrid winning streak — not in terms of wins in a row, but rather in a designated period of time. Since Thanksgiving, just after they lost two in a row versus the Pacers and Knicks, the team has ripped off 15 wins in 18 games.

This is easily one of the best runs Toronto has had in its entire 23 seasons. Tonight will prove to be a crucial test of mettle for the squad, facing the same Bucks team who pushed them to overtime just four days ago.

Can the Raptors stop possible MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo for the second time in under five days?

Can the Raptors put the clamps on the entire team in a show of absolute defensive force?

Everything hinges on the team’s willingness to be physical, fast and energetic from the opening tip. Milwaukee is a fantastic team at home, sitting at 13-6, so expect a confident Bucks’ squad on the court tonight.

Check out my preview of tonight’s game for more information on what to watch for and expect here.

Join the conversation below!

Where to Watch:

TSN2, 8:00 pm


Toronto – Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, OG Anunoby, Serge Ibaka, Jonas Valanciunas

Milwaukee – Eric Bledsoe, Tony Snell, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, John Henson


Toronto – None

Milwaukee – Mirza Teletovic, Jabari Parker