TORONTO (AP) — For the second time in four seasons, the Toronto Raptors are headed to the Eastern Conference final.
While the Raptors won’t have to deal with playoff nemesis LeBron James this time, they will face a tough task in controlling Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the NBA’s highest-scoring offense.
Of course, Toronto will counter with Kawhi Leonard.
He hit the game-winning buzzer-beater Sunday to help Toronto edge Philadelphia 92-90 in Game 7 of its Eastern Conference semifinal series, setting up a showdown between the East’s top teams during the regular season.
Leonard’s shot bounced around the rim four times before dropping through the basket.
“It was great,” Leonard said. “That’s something I never experienced before, Game 7, a game-winning