The Milwaukee Bucks hosted Game 4 of their first-round NBA Playoff series on Saturday afternoon. With the Toronto Raptors down 2-1 in the series, another win by the Bucks would put them a victory away from the next round. However, Toronto fought back and achieved an 87-76 win to even things up at 2-2. Here's a look at how the Raptors got this crucial win on Saturday before heading back to Toronto for the next installment in their best-of-seven matchup.

DeRozan bounces back

After a disappointing Game 3 performance in which he scored no field goals, DeMar DeRozan had a much better day. In today's contest, the Raptors guard shot 12-for-22 from the floor and finished with a game-high 33 points.

DeRozan also had nine rebounds, five assists, and four steals in today's win, while his teammate Kyle Lowry chipped in 18 points. Serge Ibaka nearly had a double-double, finishing with 10 points and eight rebounds to go with three blocked shots.

Neither team shot great for the day, as Toronto finished with a 41.3 percent field goal rate and the Bucks finished with a 37 percent rate. Milwaukee also out-rebounded the visiting team by a 50-41 margin. However, turnovers were a major key to this Toronto win as they had 12 and the home team had 20. While the two teams were tied at the half 41-41, the Raptors came out in the second half to outscore the Bucks 46-35 to take the game.

For the losing side, Tony Snell led all Milwaukee Bucks' players with 19 points on 7-for-12 shooting.

The "Greek Freak" Giannis Antetokounmpo was limited to 14 points, while teammate Kris Middleton finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Greg Monroe and Antetokounmpo each had nine rebounds apiece, making a difference in the battle of the boards, but the inability to score points in the second half really hurt the Milwaukee Bucks today.

Coming up next

With the series now evened up at two games apiece, it will shift back to the Toronto Raptors' home court. The Air Canada Centre will host Game 5 on Monday, April 24th with game time scheduled for 7 p.m. Eastern Time. The game will be televised live on NBATV for viewers.

As of this report, the Toronto Raptors are already listed as six-point favorites to win.

Monday's over/under points total is at 192.5 points for the contest.

Toronto and Milwaukee will meet at least once more after Monday's game. The sixth installment in their series will be held on Thursday, April 27th with the time "to be decided" as of this report.

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