Raptors 92 Bucks 89; Milwaukee Painful to Watch

3 minutes to go in the 4q Milwaukee Jason Terry made a three putting his Bucks up by 2, 80-78. It was an exciting three on a failed Middleton drive to the basket, resulting in a broken play. Seeing Terry alone near the top of the key he passed it to him, allowing ‘The Jet’ to do what he does best, sinking a big time 3.

Bucks Raptors, Jason Terry for the three
Jason Terry for the three

After an 82-82 tie later on though, the Bucks expectedly collapsed. Once on a crucial play (although every play in such a tight game is crucial), Demar DeRozan (32 pts) drives from the left with a full phalanx of defenders ready to stop him, only for him to dunk it with both hands in an emphatic gesture that left Buck fans along with the announcer completely aghast.

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Hawks Breeze By Bucks to 2-0

I’ve always liked John Salmons. In the 7 game Bulls – Celtics first round 08-09 playoff season he matched up against Paul Pierce and took it to him. He’s no superstar. That role was filled by Ben Gordon and Derrick Rose. But there was no denying what he could do and it was exciting. Enough so that I kept an eye out for him ever since.

Today however against a rampaging Atlanta Hawks, not even Salmons’ 21 can salvage their cause. And so now I will decorate this post with a bunch of Hawks players dunking.