Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:53PM
P.J. Tucker #2 of the Toronto Raptors high fives Patrick Patterson #54 and Serge Ibaka #9 in the first half of Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Center on April 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (AFP)
P.J. Tucker #2 of the Toronto Raptors high fives Patrick Patterson #54 and Serge Ibaka #9 in the first half of Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Center on April 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (AFP)

The Toronto Raptors have topped the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 106-100 to level the first round of their playoff series at 1-1.

On Tuesday night, the hosts won the first quarter 28-25 at the Air Canada Center. The visitors managed to level the second quarter but it was still the Raptors who led 55-52 at the break. The Bucks then became the better side in the third quarter which they won 31-29.

However, in the final frame, the hosts took control once again and won the home game with six points. DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points for the Raptors while Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 for the Bucks. Game 3 will be held in Milwaukee on Thursday.