Cold 3-point shooting has put the Milwaukee Bucks in a familiar Game 1 position at halftime against the Toronto Raptors.
Making just 6 of 23 from distance, the Bucks trail, 59-51, at the half.
The game appears to be following the path of Game 1 in the semifinals series against the Boston Celtics went.
The Bucks lost that game, 112-90, but went on to win the next four.
Milwaukee missed its first six 3-point attempts before Giannis Antetokounmpo finally made one. At the same time, the Raptors were making 6 of 11, building a lead that reached 13 points.
The Bucks took a quick 8-3 lead before the Raptors went on a 16-0 run. The lead reached 26-13 midway through the first quarter.
Milwaukee rallied within 50-47 before the Raptors closed the half with a 9-4 run.
Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with 13 points, and Brook Lopez has added 12.
Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto with 15.