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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raptors enter a rematch with the Cavs feeling more experienced after falling in six to Cleveland in the East finals last year. "It gave us confidence to go out there and know we can play with one of the best teams out there in the world," Kyle Lowry told ESPN earlier this season. "... Yeah, they beat us, and they beat us good, but it gave us that learning pedestal that we have to make sure that we know that, 'Look, it is going to happen. We can do it.'... I think the difference with us this year going in is we are older. We are more experienced. We are a different team. We understand what we are going to do. We don't just rely on our offense. Our defense will have to do some things."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMar DeRozan was every bit the go-to All Star the Raptors needed when everything fell apart. DeRozan scored 7-of-his-32 points in the last three minutes, including two big driving baskets, after Milwaukee to the lead to close the series out on the road and help Toronto avoid what would have likely been a nerve-wracking Game 7 at home.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Jason Kidd tried to milk everything he could get out Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Bucks' franchise player logged 47 lung-burning minutes that will certainly pay dividends in the future. Antetokounmpo was gassed early in the fourth but again experiences just how hard it is in the playoffs to win. Same thing for Khris Middleton, who logged 42 minutes and got a painful playoff lesson on how valuable each late possession is after taking a bad 3 and having a bad turnover late in the last minute-plus.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Of all the Milwaukee missed opportunities to force a Game 7, the Bucks' nine missed free-throw attempts in the fourth hurt the most. The Bucks expended so much energy to erase a 25-point deficit and it showed at the line.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

And just like that it's over for the Bucks. After fighting back from 25 down to take the lead, Toronto regained the lead and Milwaukee made one last run. But down 3 late, Giannis Antetokounmpo passed on taking a 3 over the shorter Kyle Lowry before opting for a dunk and milking too much clock. DeMar DeRozan made two free throws and with one final chance to tie, the Bucks threw the ball away on the inbounds and Toronto escapes to face LeBron James and the Cavs next.

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Raptors: will play Cavaliers in Conf Semis; 1-3 vs Cavs in regular season and lost to Cavs in 6 in 2016 Conf Finals

J.A. Adande @jadande

Whoa. Bucks aren't finished yet after a Jason Terry 3 cuts it to 89-87 with 16.5 left

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Khris Middleton misses a bad 3-point shot attempt and then follows that with a bad turnover. In between, DeMar DeRozan made the Bucks pay with a driving dunk and two Cory Joseph free throws push Toronto up 89-82. Milwaukee, which has missed five straight, is running out of time.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucks defense out of sorts after Greg Monroe scrambled to try to get an offensive rebound and had to get back on defense late. With Milwaukee unsettled on defense, Raptors find Cory Joseph in corner for wide open 3 to take a 3-point lead.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Jason Terry has given the Bucks huge minutes and his 3-pointer caps off a 34-7 run that gives Milwaukee an improbable 80-78 lead. Dwane Casey calls for time trying anything he can to stop this Toronto meltdown.

Bruce Bowen @Bowen12

Wow.....Thought Raptors were the veteran team with experience. Young Bucks are "Learning" in the Moment!!!!

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raptors are in full collapse mode. A 25-point third-quarter lead has melted away under an avalanche of turnovers and Bucks' offensive rebounds and hustle to 50-50 balls. Khris Middleton just missed on converting a four-point play that would have tied the game.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

A gassed Giannis Antetokounmpo missed 4-of-5 free throw attempts at one point, many short. But the Raptors keep turning the ball over and Antetokounmpo keeps drawing fouls to try to chip away at the Raptors' lead from the line.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucks are on a 24-7 run but Giannis Antetokounmpo is running on fumes having logged 41 minutes already midway through the fourth. Do the Bucks have enough left in the tank to erase what was a 25-point deficit? Jason Kidd, caught on TNT microphones, asked his team during a timeout: "So who is willing to kill himself to win the game? Huh?"

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

The Spurs will go as this man goes. Memphis coach David Fizdale said earlier that Tony Parker's ability to get into the paint has been a problem this series.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucks' offensive woes in the halfcourt continue. Giannis Antetokounmpo made 7-of-13 shots in the first half but the rest of the Bucks are shooting 7-of-26. Too many times the Bucks didn't move the ball around and settled for a one-on-one take with the possession often ending in a one-and-done.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are Memphis' towels for this close-out Game 6.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors are giving the Bucks a little taste of their own medicine. Toronto has managed to clog the paint and block Giannis Antetokounmpo's path to the basket after early start with their length while relentlessly attacking the Bucks defense to the rim on the other end. Toronto is scoring so much easier than Milwaukee, which so many times in the last two games has had to painstakingly work for half-court baskets.