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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots during the fourth quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Nov. 25, 2016. Toronto won 105-99. (Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports)
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots during the fourth quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Nov. 25, 2016. Toronto won 105-99. (Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports)

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DeRozan scores 26, Toronto beats Milwaukee 105-99 Add to ...

DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points and Kyle Lowry added 19 to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 105-99 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.

DeRozan again tormented the Bucks and Toronto hit 14 3-pointers to continue its dominance against Milwaukee. The Raptors have won 11 of the last 12 meetings.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 29 points and added 11 assists, while Tony Snell had a season-high 16 points for the Bucks.

With the game on the line, Lowry hit a 3-pointer and DeRozan knocked down a contested jumper with 16 seconds left to seal the victory.

Two nights after the Raptors made 12 3-pointers in a win at Houston, they went 14 of 31 from behind the arc against the Bucks, who came in with the No. 1 defensive 3-point percentage in the league at 30.6 per cent.

Milwaukee, which last beat Toronto on Feb. 2, 2015, cut a 10-point, second-half deficit to 96-95 on Antetokounmpo’s dunk with 1:27 to play.

But Lowry hit from 27 feet out to answer and DeRozan added his floater over Snell and Antetokounmpo with 16 seconds left to seal it.

The Raptors finished 6 of 11 from 3-point range in the fourth quarter to complete their road trip with a 3-2 record.

TIP-INS

Raptors: DeRozan finished with four assists, the eighth straight game he’s had at least four. . Toronto also hit six 3-pointers in the first quarter.

Bucks: Milwaukee recalled guard Rashad Vaughn from the NBA Development League. . It was the first of four ‘Fear the Deer’ games this season, featuring black jerseys and an alternate court design. . Milwaukee’s last lead came at 29-27 in the second quarter.

UP NEXT

Raptors: Host Philadelphia on Monday to start a season-high stretch of six home games in 11 days.

Bucks: At Orlando on Sunday following Tuesday’s 93-89 victory against the Magic, when Antetokounmpo notched his first triple-double of the season.

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