TORONTO – – Fred VanVleet scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors took advantage of Giannis Antetokounmpo sitting out with a sore right calf to beat Milwaukee 97-93 Thursday night, ending the Bucks’ winning streak at eight. “In the back of your head you just thank the man upstairs, and you go out there and try to get a win.”
Pascal Siakam scored 20 points and Scottie Barnes had 13as the Raptors won for the first time in four games and snapped a five-game home losing streak, their longest since January 2011. Cousins scored seven points in 15 minutes in his Bucks debut Wednesday.
VanVleet made three 3-pointers and scored 13 points in the third.