“Pretty nice to be able to clinch when you have six games left so you can start getting ready for whoever your going to play against,” Bucks head coach Jim Boylan said when asked about his team making the playoffs. “It’s a great feeling. The guys have worked very hard and it’s very satisfying to us.”
Brandon Jennings had 16 points and seven assists for the Bucks, who head to the playoffs for the first time in three years.
Milwaukee held Toronto to 36 percent shooting for the game and turned the Raptors over 18 times.
If the playoffs were to start today, Milwaukee (37-39) would take on Miami, but things could change. The Bucks could still catch Boston (39-37) for the No. 7 seed.
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Lois M. Collins, Deseret News