Raptors-Bucks is only conference or NBA Finals series over last 20 years where 2 players have PER of 30.0 or greater in playoffs
The 2019 Eastern Conference Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors is the only conference or NBA Finals over the last 20 years where two players enter the series with a player efficiency rating of 30.0 or greater in the playoffs.
Giannis (31.0) and Kawhi (30.5) lead the NBA in Player Efficiency Rating this postseason. This is the only conference or NBA Finals over the last 20 years where 2 players entered the series with a PER of 30.0 or greater, according to NBA Advanced Stats.
— Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) May 15, 2019
This matchup between Antetokounmpo and Leonard is going to be special. Both players are putting up stellar numbers in the postseason.
For the Bucks, Antetokounmpo is averaging 27.4 points, 11.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists while shooting 52.2 percent from the field. Milwaukee has only lost once in the playoffs and Giannis has been a man among boys.
For the Raptors, meanwhile, Leonard is putting up 31.8 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists. The three-time All-Star and two-time Defensive Player of the Year is shooting 53.9 percent from the floor and 40.8 percent from beyond the arc. Kawhi hit the game-winning buzzer beater in Game 7 against the Philadelphia 76ers, etching his name in NBA history.
The Bucks had the best record during the regular season and went 3-1 versus the Raptors. All eyes will be on Giannis and Kawhi, as each superstar is looking to advance to the NBA Finals.