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Curry injured, Bucks snap Warriors' 8-game win streak


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09 Nov 2018, 12:34 IST

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has counted on staying wholesome after accidents restricted him to 51 video games final season. Everything used to be going consistent with plan for the Golden State superstar — till Thursday night time.

The two-time MVP left with a leg damage and the Warriors have been not able to get better in a 134-111 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks that snapped their eight-game profitable streak.

“He seems good to me. I’ve got to talk to him tomorrow and see how he’s doing,” teammate Kevin Durant mentioned. “Hopefully he’s doing well.”

Eric Bledsoe scored seven directly issues all through Milwaukee’s large 3rd quarter and completed with 26. Giannis Antetokounmpo added 24 issues, 9 rebounds and 4 assists because the Bucks passed the Warriors their first defeat at house this season.

The two-time protecting NBA champions have been already lacking All-Star Draymond Green after which misplaced Curry halfway throughout the 3rd. Curry strained the adductor muscle in his left leg and went to the locker room in a while thereafter. He didn’t go back.

Curry grabbed at his internal thigh after seeking to contest Bledsoe’s shot in transition on the 6:50 mark of the 3rd. He used to be receiving remedy postgame and is anticipated to have an MRI on Friday.

Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 24 issues and Durant had 17 issues, 9 assists and 7 rebounds.

Curry scored 10 issues in his moment directly recreation under 20 once you have a minimum of 23 in each and every recreation prior to now — together with 5 30-point performances and a 51-point time out in 3 quarters. He dished out six assists in 26 mins.

Warriors trainer Steve Kerr mentioned his avid gamers took the ground with “mindless intent” after which harm themselves with foul bother.

“Sometimes you’ve got to get hit in the mouth in this league to remind you how hard it is to win a game,” he mentioned.

Malcolm Brogdon scored 20 issues and Khris Middleton had 17 issues and 6 assists as Milwaukee (Nine-2) received for the second one directly time at Oracle Arena after a 116-107 victory on March 29.

The Bucks outscored the Warriors 41-28 within the 3rd and shot 65 p.c throughout the arc (43 of 66) general.

“To come in here and play the defending champs and have a win like this, it’s huge,” Brogdon mentioned. “It’s huge for our confidence. I think it sends a message around the league, but regardless we have to continue to play hard every night and play on both ends.”

Antetokounmpo had 19 issues, seven rebounds, 3 assists, a thieve and a block via halftime because the Bucks led 64-51 on the destroy.

Bledsoe hit back-to-back layups to place the Bucks forward 84-64 halfway throughout the 3rd then responded Curry’s jumper with a Three-pointer the following time down. Donte DiVincenzo’s basket on the four:06 mark made it 93-69 and Kerr referred to as a timeout.

Jordan Bell had 4 issues and 5 rebounds for the Warriors whilst transferring into the beginning lineup rather than Green, sidelined after spraining his proper foot and toe within the first part of Monday’s win over the Grizzlies.

Golden State (10-2) remains to be tied for the second-best get started in franchise historical past at the back of the 2015-16 staff that started 24-Zero. The Warriors dropped to 6-1 at house.

“They just played hungrier than us,” Thompson mentioned. “It was just an ugly night at the office.”

TIP-INS

Bucks: Held a 46-38 rebounding benefit. … Milwaukee made it to the loose throw line 19 occasions and made 15 of the ones within the first part to a 7-of-Eight appearing on the stripe via Golden State. … The Bucks shot five of 20 from Three-point vary within the first part.

Warriors: Golden State shot four for 15 from deep within the first part and Thompson used to be the lone participant to attain in double figures. … Bell made his 14th profession get started and primary of the season. … G Shaun Livingston overlooked his 6th directly recreation and 8th within the final 10 with a sore proper foot. … Andre Iguodala returned after sitting out Monday towards Memphis as a relaxation day, checking into the sport for the primary time past due within the opening quarter. … Baron Davis of the 2007 “We Believe” Warriors gained a roaring ovation when offered and proven at the large display four:39 earlier than halftime.

MOMENT OF SILENCE

A second of silence used to be held for sufferers of the mass capturing in Thousand Oaks.

Kerr mentioned he’s “devastated” for the sufferers and households in a “horrifying” capturing he learn up on Thursday.

Of taking time earlier than the sport to bear in mind the sufferers, Kerr is changing into conversant in doing so.

“We had one last week and we’re probably going to have one next week,” he mentioned. “That’s the reality until we do something about it. It’s beyond sad.”

UP NEXT

Bucks: At the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday seeking to finish a two-game dropping streak within the sequence.

Warriors: Host Brooklyn on Saturday in quest of an 8th directly victory towards the Nets and 7th in a row at house.

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