Milwaukee Bucks: Five must-see Bucks games in 2017-18

MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 02: Tony Snell
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TORONTO, ON – APRIL 24: (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)
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Friday, February 23

The lone road game on the list is here for a very specific reason — it’s the first game after the 2018 All-Star break. Bucks fans will get to watch Giannis, and potentially Khris Middleton, Malcolm Brogdon, and/or one of their rookies in various events during the break, but there’s no substitute for real Bucks basketball.

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It’ll be nine days between Milwaukee’s last game and this one — a helluva break for dedicated fans of the team. There’s a chance things go very wrong in the Bucks’ return to action, too, considering the team hasn’t had much luck playing in Toronto recently.

That might just mean Milwaukee is due for a big win on Canadian soil, though. This 6.30 p.m. start against the Raps will offer an opportunity for the Bucks to prove that they’re not a team who gets shellacked by 40 points anymore — plus a chance to take some revenge for Toronto knocking Milwaukee out of the 2017 postseason.

Bucks/Raps could be another budding rivalry, especially as Toronto endeavors to remain a top team despite the emergence of younger squads like Milwaukee. It won’t be easy, but a big win on this Friday night would be oh so satisfying for Milwaukee Bucks fans.

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