The Raptors led 65-55 at halftime with Lowry scoring 18 points.
"They did what they did at home and we did what we're supposed to do at home", he said.
Leonard, who played a career-high 52 minutes in Game 3, was able to be used more sparingly as well.
Kawhi Leonard isn't going to let the Toronto Raptors go down without a fight. As such, on the ensuing Milwaukee possession, Antetokounmpo got a switch with Norman Powell on him and also saw the perimeter mismatch of Serge Ibaka on Malcolm Brogdon.
The history Leonard is referring to is, of course, the Raptors now being just two wins away from the first NBA Finals berth in franchise history; Toronto is one of seven franchises to have never appeared in the NBA Finals.
"It's just a different series", Raptors coach Nick Nurse said of the fluctuation play of his bench.
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Powell, the guy who played just four total minutes in Games 4 and 7 against Philadelphia, has emerged as a difference maker in this series.
"I know we can do better, so we'll watch film and get better", Bucks big man Nikola Mirotic said. "But again, he's got tremendous will, he's got tremendous desire. there was one time I was trying to give him an extended rest there and he didn't really want it, so he must be OK". Maybe some of that came down to Kyle Lowry's sore left thumb, and Danny Green's cold shooting hand, and the game-to-game inconsistency of so many other Toronto regulars. We wanted to protect home court.
Two games later, an elite road record and a tendency to avoid consecutive losses have counted for nothing as the Raptors have tied the series up at 2-2. Game 5 is Thursday night (Friday morning, Philippine time) in Milwaukee. Riding it's bench players, Toronto went on a 9-0 run to start the second quarter and played comfortably into halftime with a 65-55 lead.
Khris Middleton had 30 points for the Bucks, while Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 10 rebounds. "Toronto have to win a game in Milwaukee".
Stay tuned for more from the game as it winds down. I think he's fine.
After shooting a combined 23 percent in Game 3, the three players were determined to play better than they had Sunday, and that meant squeezing in some extra repetitions. He made each of his three 3-point tries and finished with 13 points.
A team losing consecutive games once over the span of 82 games is nearly unheard of, and it proves that what Antetokounmpo said above isn't just a strong statement, it's a fact. Everybody contributed, knocking down shots, playing great defense.